Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Wärtsilä to supply solutions for MSC Cruises’ ships

Wärtsilä to supply solutions for MSC Cruises’ ships
By Alex Smith | 21 January 2020

First two World-class ships will use Wärtsilä 46DF engines and LNGPac systems

Atlas Ocean Voyages to expand fleet with four additional ships

Atlas Ocean Voyages to expand fleet with four additional ships
By Alex Smith | 21 January 2020

Five ships to be launched under the US brand by the end of 2023

MSC Cruises to further expand fleet with two new cruise ships

MSC Cruises to further expand fleet with two new cruise ships
By Alex Smith | 20 January 2020

Third and fourth LNG-powered World-class ships to be constructed at Chantiers de l’Atlantique

Viking Cruises launches Viking Expeditions

Viking Cruises launches Viking Expeditions
By Alex Smith | 17 January 2020

Purpose-built ships Viking Octantis and Viking Polaris will embark on expedition voyages from 2022

Carving the path to a crystal-clear future

Carving the path to a crystal-clear future
By Sam Ballard | 15 January 2020

Tom Wolber tells Sam Ballard how Crystal Cruises is maintaining success and momentum following a rapid period of growth in the ocean, river and expedition sectors

Tom Wolber discusses how Crystal Cruises is maintaining momentum following rapid growth

Tallink Grupp to refit passenger ferry Romantika

Tallink Grupp to refit passenger ferry Romantika
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 January 2020

Vessel will spend two weeks at Nauta Shipyard in Poland before resuming service on 25 January  

Finnlines orders two eco-friendly Superstar ro-pax ferries

Finnlines orders two eco-friendly Superstar ro-pax ferries
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 January 2020

Vessels will be delivered by China Merchants Jinling Shipyard by 2023

Why cruise lines should make do and mend

Why cruise lines should make do and mend
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 January 2020

Rebecca Gibson asks Mark Henderson how Magicman’s repair and restoration services help cruise lines to upgrade their ships without damaging the environment or their bottom line

Magicman’s repair and restoration services provide a cost-effective and sustainable way to upgrade ships

Crystal Endeavor rolled out at MV Werften shipyard

Crystal Endeavor rolled out at MV Werften shipyard
By Alex Smith | 02 January 2020

Polar expedition vessel reaches construction milestone ahead of August debut

Carnival Cruise Line’s renovation philosophy

Carnival Cruise Line’s renovation philosophy
By Allan Jordan | 02 January 2020

Significant revitalisation projects are one of the latest trends in the cruise industry. Lisa McCabe discusses the thought process shaping Carnival Cruise Line’s efforts with Allan Jordan

Lisa McCabe discusses the cruise line’s efforts to revitalise its fleet by modernising existing ships

National Geographic Endurance floated out

National Geographic Endurance floated out
By Alex Smith | 18 December 2019

Ship is being constructed for Lindblad Expeditions Holdings at Ulstein Verft shipyard

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. to construct cruise terminal in Galveston

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. to construct cruise terminal in Galveston
By Alex Smith | 17 December 2019

Cruise company will build US$100 million facility and lease it from the US port for an initial term of 20 years

ABB to supply Azipod system for new Genting ships

ABB to supply Azipod system for new Genting ships
By Alex Smith | 17 December 2019

Company will provide power, propulsion and digital solutions for the Universal-class vessels

Saga Cruises celebrates Spirit of the Rhine keel laying

Saga Cruises celebrates Spirit of the Rhine keel laying
By Alex Smith | 13 December 2019

Cruise line’s first new luxury boutique river ship is set to debut in 2021

Valmet to supply automation system for TT-Line’s new ro-pax vessel

Valmet to supply automation system for TT-Line’s new ro-pax vessel
By Alex Smith | 13 December 2019

LNG-powered vessel will be constructed at the Nanjing Jingling Shipyard

Genting Hong Kong to construct Universal-class ships

Genting Hong Kong to construct Universal-class ships
By Alex Smith | 11 December 2019

Vessels will be the company’s first to be powered by LNG fuel

How Quark Expeditions has pioneered polar exploration

How Quark Expeditions has pioneered polar exploration
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 December 2019

Rebecca Gibson asks Malcolm Ellis about the adventurous spirit that has made Quark Expeditions a trailblazer in the expedition cruise industry for almost 30 years

The cruise line has been a trailblazer in the expedition cruise industry for almost 30 years

Seabourn celebrates keel laying for Seabourn Venture

Seabourn celebrates keel laying for Seabourn Venture
By Alex Smith | 06 December 2019

Ultra-luxury expedition cruise is set to debut in June 2021

Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady completes sea trials

Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady completes sea trials
By Alex Smith | 06 December 2019

Sir Richard Branson boarded the cruise line’s first ship as she reached a construction milestone

Columbia Cruise Services to manage SuperStar Libra

Columbia Cruise Services to manage SuperStar Libra
By Alex Smith | 05 December 2019

Ship will serve as floating accommodation for workers at the MV Werften shipyard in Wismar, Germany

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