Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Trimline completes extensive refurbishment of Seabourn Odyssey

Trimline completes extensive refurbishment of Seabourn Odyssey
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, June 20, 2019

Modernised ship now features enhanced public areas and passenger suites

Oceania Cruises introduces revamped Sirena

Oceania Cruises introduces revamped Sirena
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Ship features unique art collection as part of OceaniaNEXT brand enhancement programme

Meyer Turku begins hull assembly for Carnival’s Mardi Gras

Meyer Turku begins hull assembly for Carnival’s Mardi Gras
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Traditional coin ceremony took place on 18 June to mark the start of construction of the innovative ship

Bolidt to supply flooring for Dream Cruises’ Asian ship

Bolidt to supply flooring for Dream Cruises’ Asian ship
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, June 17, 2019

The synthetic specialist formalised the contract with King Willem-Alexander in attendance in Rostock

Meyer Werft lays keel for P&O Cruises’ Iona

Meyer Werft lays keel for P&O Cruises’ Iona
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, June 14, 2019

Brands first LNG-powered ship starts to take shape in Germany in preparation for May 2020 debut

T. Mariotti cuts steel for Seabourn’s first-ever expedition cruise ship

T. Mariotti cuts steel for Seabourn’s first-ever expedition cruise ship
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Seabourn Venture will feature interiors by Adam D. Tihany and debut in the polar regions in June 2021

Spirit of Adventure starts to take shape at Meyer Werft

Spirit of Adventure starts to take shape at Meyer Werft
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Germany shipyard lays first block of keel for Saga's second newbuild vessel

Xiamen Shipbuilding lays keel for Viking Glory

Xiamen Shipbuilding lays keel for Viking Glory
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, June 3, 2019

Viking Line's new LNG-powered cruise ferry is expected to be delivered at the end of 2020

Xaler Systems: a flexible partner for refurbishments

Xaler Systems: a flexible partner for refurbishments
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Xaler Systems’ mobile workshop makes it an ideal reupholstery and interior design partner for cruise operators across the world

Firm's mobile workshop means it can work on projects around the world

Damen Shipyards Group opens first engineering centre in Finland

Damen Shipyards Group opens first engineering centre in Finland
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

New team will provide concept and basic engineering for large ro-pax and cruise ships

Silversea to refurbish Silver Shadow as part of Project Invictus

Silversea to refurbish Silver Shadow as part of Project Invictus
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Line will upgrade all suites, corridors, restaurants and many of other onboard spaces

Spirit of Discovery floats out of dry dock in Germany

Spirit of Discovery floats out of dry dock in Germany
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 13, 2019

Meyer Werft carrying out final outfitting and trials ahead of delivering ship to Saga this June

Gibdock converts Baleària ferry to run on LNG fuel

Gibdock converts Baleària ferry to run on LNG fuel
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 13, 2019

Operator plans to convert fiver ferries to dual-fuel to comply with sulphur cap

What are the benefits of restoring ship interiors?

What are the benefits of restoring ship interiors?
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 13, 2019

Magicman’s teams can quickly repair and rejuvenate damaged items on cruise ships, ensuring they remain attractive to passengers all year round

Magicman’s team can help operators ensure interiors remain attractive to all year round

Keeping the industry free from corrosion for 25 years

Keeping the industry free from corrosion for 25 years
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Huge savings can be made on managing corrosion thanks to zinc thermal spray and paint duplex systems, according to International Zinc Association

We explore how zinc thermal spray and paint duplex systems can generate huge savings

How to successfully navigate a changing market

How to successfully navigate a changing market
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 3, 2019

A skilled team and well-equipped facilities are making it easy for Blohm+Voss to deliver the new types of refits that operators want to carry out on their cruise ships

A skilled team and well-equipped facilities make it easy for Blohm+Voss to deliver cruise ship refits

Palumbo Shipyards refits vessels for several operators

Palumbo Shipyards refits vessels for several operators
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, May 3, 2019

The firm is gearing up for more projects after a successful start to the year

Almaco to exhibit at SMM’s Marine Interiors Cruise & Ferry Expo

Almaco to exhibit at SMM’s Marine Interiors Cruise & Ferry Expo
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, April 29, 2019

Multiple exhibitors from the interior design, equipment and technology industries will attend 

Jotun partners with operators to keep fleets ship-shape

Jotun partners with operators to keep fleets ship-shape
By Richard Humphreys | Monday, April 29, 2019

Coating specialist Jotun Group has developed its SeaStock Management Solution to help ship operators achieve transparent, predictable and efficient onboard maintenance and logistics related to seastock deliveries

Coating specialist Jotun Group shares how its solution improves onboard maintenance

Chantiers de l’Atlantique cuts steel for fifth Oasis-class ship

Chantiers de l’Atlantique cuts steel for fifth Oasis-class ship
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 25, 2019

French shipyard is scheduled to deliver Royal Caribbean' newbuild in 2021