Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Trimline provides new catering areas for P&O Ferries’ Spirit of Britain

Trimline provides new catering areas for P&O Ferries’ Spirit of Britain

Trimline

By Alex Smith | 25 February 2021

The interior outfitter installed Covid-safe self-service and Grab & Go areas

Steel-cutting ceremony held for P&O Cruises’ Arvia

Steel-cutting ceremony held for P&O Cruises’ Arvia

P&O Cruises

By Alex Smith | 24 February 2021

The second Excel-class ship is being built at the Meyer Werft shipyard

P&O Cruises names second Excel-class ship Arvia

P&O Cruises names second Excel-class ship Arvia

P&O Cruises

By Alex Smith | 19 February 2021

The LNG-powered vessel will join the cruise line’s fleet in December 2022

Phoenix Reisen’s Amadea to undergo engine retrofit

Phoenix Reisen’s Amadea to undergo engine retrofit

Phoenix Reisen

By Alex Smith | 19 February 2021

New gensets will be supplied by VMS Group using engines from the Wabtec Corporation

World’s first zero-emission fast ferry to be named Medstraum

World’s first zero-emission fast ferry to be named Medstraum

TrAM

By Alex Smith | 17 February 2021

The EU-funded TrAM project is constructing the electric vessel for operation in Norway

MJM Marine invests in technology and training

MJM Marine invests in technology and training

Silversea Cruises

By Alex Smith | 16 February 2021

The firm has completed outfitting on new Silversea ship during the pandemic

SunStone Ships’ Infinity-class vessels successfully complete sea trials

SunStone Ships’ Infinity-class vessels successfully complete sea trials

SunStone Ships

By Alex Smith | 15 February 2021

Ocean Victory and Ocean Explorer underwent five days of testing in the South China Sea

Smyril Line carries out €13 million ferry retrofit

Smyril Line carries out €13 million ferry retrofit

Smyril Line

By Alex Smith | 12 February 2021

Luxury cabins, a lounge and a sky bar have been added to Norröna

Swan Hellenic holds keel laying ceremony for second ship

Swan Hellenic holds keel laying ceremony for second ship

Swan Hellenic

By Alex Smith | 12 February 2021

SH Vega is named after the first vessel to navigate the Arctic Northeast passage

Saga to build new ship for river cruise fleet

Saga to build new ship for river cruise fleet

Saga

By Alex Smith | 11 February 2021

Construction of Spirit of the Danube officially begins with keel laying ceremony

Zhuhai Fast Ferry Company launches two new ferries

Zhuhai Fast Ferry Company launches two new ferries

Incat Crowther

By Alex Smith | 10 February 2021

Xin Hai Yun and Xin Hai Jun were designed by Incat Crowther and built at AFAI Southern Shipyard

Pacific Encounter refurbished with new P&O Cruises Australia livery

Pacific Encounter refurbished with new P&O Cruises Australia livery

P&O Cruises Australia

By Alex Smith | 09 February 2021

The cruise ship is being fitted out with the line’s signature features and style ahead of her debut

Brødrene Aa to build three new ferries for Attica Group

Brødrene Aa to build three new ferries for Attica Group

Attica Group

By Rebecca Gibson | 08 February 2021

Vessels will be delivered in early 2022 and will operate on routes between Greece's Saronic islands

Stena Line to launch two battery-powered ships by 2030

Stena Line to launch two battery-powered ships by 2030

Stena Line

By Alex Smith | 05 February 2021

The planned vessels will operate between Gothenburg and Frederikshavn in Denmark

Wärtsilä to provide hybrid solution for new Isle of Man ferry

Wärtsilä to provide hybrid solution for new Isle of Man ferry

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company/Houlder

By Alex Smith | 05 February 2021

The vessel for Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is under construction at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard

Tillberg Design of Sweden to collaborate with SDARI design firm

Tillberg Design of Sweden to collaborate with SDARI design firm

Tillberg Design of Sweden

By Alex Smith | 04 February 2021

The two companies will combine their expertise to increase design capabilities in China

MSC Cruises takes delivery of new flagship MSC Virtuosa

MSC Cruises takes delivery of new flagship MSC Virtuosa

Ivan Sarfatti

By Rebecca Gibson | 01 February 2021

Chantiers de l'Atlantique officially hands over the cruise line's newest environmentally conscious vessel

Rederij Doeksen’s Willem De Vlamingh enters service

Rederij Doeksen’s Willem De Vlamingh enters service

Rederij Doeksen

By Alex Smith | 29 January 2021

The LNG-powered catamaran will sail between Vlieland and Terschelling in the Netherlands

ABB to provide power solutions for South Korea's first zero-emission ferry

ABB to provide power solutions for South Korea's first zero-emission ferry

ABB

By Rebecca Gibson | 29 January 2021

Company's battery technology will enable ferry to make four return trips per day

MSC Cruises commits to range of environmental initiatives

MSC Cruises commits to range of environmental initiatives

MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 28 January 2021

The cruise line will equip new ships with sustainable technology and help conduct research

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