Vodohod to Build Two Expedition Cruise Ships

Russian river cruise line, Vodohod, has ordered two expedition cruise ships from Helsinki Shipyard. They will be delivered in August, 2021 and January, 2022, respectively. The yard was recently sold to Algador Holdings, which is owned by Rishat Bagautdinov and Vladimir Kasyanenko, who also own [Read more...]

2019-07-14T19:31:26+00:00 July 14th, 2019|Ships|

Third ‘Icon’ ship ordered

Royal Caribbean Cruises has confirmed that it had entered into an agreement with  Meyer Turku to order a third ‘Icon’ class ship powered by LNG for delivery in 2025. The ship will join her two sister ships – to be delivered in 2022 and 2024, [Read more...]

2019-07-14T19:05:56+00:00 July 14th, 2019|Ships|

Royal approval for Bolidt cruise contract

The installation of decking solutions from Dutch company Bolidt on board one of the largest cruise ships ever to be built in Germany recently received a royal seal of approval.   King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands witnessed a contract signing at the [Read more...]

2019-06-30T14:42:43+00:00 June 30th, 2019|Ships|

Oceanwide Expeditions orders second ship

Due to the success of its new Polar Class 6 ship, ‘Hondius’, Oceanwide Expeditions has ordered a sistership to be built at the same yard - Brodosplit in Croatia. ‘Janssonius’ is scheduled to be completed in October, 2021. She will have the same passenger capacity as [Read more...]

2019-06-28T16:45:58+00:00 June 28th, 2019|Ships|

Wind powered cruise ship design

Knud E. Hansen has unveiled its latest design, a 110 m longwind poweredcruise vessel. This is a sail-assisted cruise vessel that will be able to accommodate up to 100 pax and will have a range of up to 6,000 nautical miles. This design is aimed [Read more...]

2019-06-28T16:34:06+00:00 June 28th, 2019|Ships|

SunStone to build seventh vessel

SunStone Ships signed an agreement on 29th May, 2019 in Hong Kong to build a seventh ‘Infinity’ class cruiseship. This contract continues the company’s European designed, Chinese built concept, the company said. The seventh vessel was ordered on the back of a long-term charter agreement [Read more...]

2019-06-17T11:47:48+00:00 June 17th, 2019|Ships|

Cammell Laird reveals new ropaxdesign

Merseyside-based shipyard Cammell Laird has launched a new specially designed ropax ferry. At last week’s Nor-Shipping, Cammell Laird released a picture preview of the commercial sensitive design ahead of a formal launch later this year. Cammell Laird’s project director Andy Askham said the company believed [Read more...]

2019-06-17T11:33:21+00:00 June 17th, 2019|Ships|