Building and refurbishment news, features and events

Driving the rise of the river cruise sector

Driving the rise of the river cruise sector
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, November 11, 2019

Den Breejen Shipyard is driving industry uptake by building luxury vessels that help cruise operators provide the best experience

Den Breejen Shipyard is building luxury vessels that help cruise operators provide the best experience

Sailing towards a greener future in Denmark

Sailing towards a greener future in Denmark
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, October 24, 2019

Damen Shipyards Group is broadening its horizons by becoming a full solution integrator for Arriva’s Copenhagen ferries, creating bespoke equipment along the way

Damen Shipyards Group is becoming a full solution integrator for Arriva’s Copenhagen ferries

MV Werften begins construction of Dream Cruises’ Global 2

MV Werften begins construction of Dream Cruises’ Global 2
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, September 12, 2019

Second Global Class cruise ship will be one of the world's largest and most technologically advanced

Hamburg to host naming ceremony for Hapag-Lloyd newbuild

Hamburg to host naming ceremony for Hapag-Lloyd newbuild
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, September 12, 2019

Hanseatic Inspiration is the second of the three new expedition ships from the cruise line

Princess Cruises completes sea trials of newest ship

Princess Cruises completes sea trials of newest ship
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The 3,660-guest cruise ship set out to sea from a construction dock at Fincantieri Shipyard in Italy

Washington State Ferries starts green ferry project

Washington State Ferries starts green ferry project
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Vigor will build up to five 144-car Olympic class, hybrid-electric ferries over the coming years

Fincantieri starts second Windstar Cruises ship extension project

Fincantieri starts second Windstar Cruises ship extension project
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, September 6, 2019

Star Legend will feature a 26-metre-long mid-section, increasing passenger capacity by 100

Norwegian Prime Minister christens Color Hybrid

Norwegian Prime Minister christens Color Hybrid
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Color Line named the world’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel on 23 August

Disney Cruise Line reveals name of fifth ship and a new destination

Disney Cruise Line reveals name of fifth ship and a new destination
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Disney Wish will enter service in 2022 while the Bahamian island resort will welcome visitors in 2023

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 

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