Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Meyer Werft to float out Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Encore

Meyer Werft to float out Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Encore
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Ship is expected to leave the building dock on 17 August ready for onboard outfitting

Brodosplit lays keel for Quark Expeditions’ Ultramarine

Brodosplit lays keel for Quark Expeditions’ Ultramarine
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, August 6, 2019

The purpose-built Antarctic exploration ship will join the fleet in late 2020

Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas to offer European summer cruises

Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas to offer European summer cruises
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, July 15, 2019

Ship will be revamped before setting sail from Barcelona in May 2020 with new onboard amenities

Knud E. Hansen unveils sail-assisted wind cruise vessel

Knud E. Hansen unveils sail-assisted wind cruise vessel
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Eco-friendly ship aims to offer guests a more intimate experience, docking in smaller, less-visited harbours

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

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

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 

Vahali Shipyard completes hull construction on Tauck’s Andorinha

Vahali Shipyard completes hull construction on Tauck’s Andorinha
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, April 19, 2019

Ship has now been transported to Hardinxveld, the Netherlands for its final outfitting

Stena Line floats out Stena Edda at Avic Weihai Shipyard

Stena Line floats out Stena Edda at Avic Weihai Shipyard
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, April 19, 2019

New E-Flexer ferry will sail between Belfast and Liverpool when it enters service in spring 2020

Arriva Danmark expands ferry partnership with Damen

Arriva Danmark expands ferry partnership with Damen
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, April 5, 2019

Shipbuilder will construct seven fully electric ferries for use in Copenhagen, Denmark

Windstar Cruises celebrates steel-cutting for ship renovations

Windstar Cruises celebrates steel-cutting for ship renovations
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, April 4, 2019

Project is part of the line’s US$250 Million Star Plus Initiative to extend half of the vessels in its fleet

Almaco to transform SuperStar Virgo into Explorer Dream

Almaco to transform SuperStar Virgo into Explorer Dream
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Refurbishment will refresh all cabins and build a new VIP galley on deck 10 

Meyer Werft and Saga Cruises celebrate steel-cutting of new ship

Meyer Werft and Saga Cruises celebrate steel-cutting of new ship
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, March 29, 2019

Construction has officially begun on Spirit of Adventure which will enter service in 2020

Incat Crowther designs new Samso Rederi ferry

Incat Crowther designs new Samso Rederi ferry
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, March 25, 2019

The vessel will sail between Aarhus and the island of Samso and boost the island’s tourism economy

Industry experts to attend Cruise Ship Interiors Expo in Barcelona

Industry experts to attend Cruise Ship Interiors Expo in Barcelona
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, March 22, 2019

Trimline, Magicman, SMC Design and Bolidt are among the exhibitors attending the event

Holland America celebrates steel-cutting of new Pinnacle Class ship

Holland America celebrates steel-cutting of new Pinnacle Class ship
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Newbuild is being built at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard and is due for completion in 2021