Chinese yard to build luxury cruise ships

China Merchants Heavy Industries, part of China Merchants Group, has won an order to build two, option two, 37,000 gt luxury cruise vessels for Shanghai Style Cruise Industry Development Co Ltd. The 600-pax ships will be built for the Chinese market and will operate under [Read more...]

2019-05-27T15:42:57+00:00 May 27th, 2019|Ships|

SunStone orders sixth cruise ship

SunStone Ships has signed a contract to build a sixth ‘Infinity’ class vessel. Number six will continue the European designed, Chinese built concept. SunStone President and CEO, Niels-Erik Lund, commented, “We have worked diligently in obtaining the long term charters and shipbuilding orders for the [Read more...]

2019-04-29T18:30:04+00:00 April 29th, 2019|Ships|

VARD delivers ‘Le Bougainville’

VARD, a major designer and shipbuilders of specialised vessels, delivered its third expedition cruise vessel for PONANT - ‘Le Bougainville’ on 5th April. The luxury 131 m long, 184 pax vessel, is the third in the series designed and built by VARD, following the delivery [Read more...]

2019-04-29T18:26:55+00:00 April 29th, 2019|Ships|

YSA Design delivers Venice to China

A sizeable slice of Venetian style and chic will arrive into Asia’s flourishing cruise market next month, when ‘Costa Venezia’ reaches Tokyo after a 53-day maiden voyage from Trieste. The new ship will then prepare for its regular cruising itinerary out of Shanghai, starting from [Read more...]

2019-04-16T09:01:50+00:00 April 16th, 2019|Ships|

Celebrity orders fifth ‘Edge’class ship

Royal Caribbean Cruises has entered into an agreement with Chantiers de l'Atlantique to order a fifth ‘Edge’ class ship for delivery in the Autumn of 2024. "Edge class made an immediate hit with Celebrity Cruises guests and is a state-of-the-art example of technical excellence and [Read more...]

2019-04-16T08:11:07+00:00 April 16th, 2019|Ships|

Carnival Mardi Gras’new stateroom designs

Carnival Cruise Line has revealed new design staterooms that will be fitted on boardMardi Gras, which is due for delivery in late summer of 2020. The staterooms were developed in partnership with DCA Design International, a product design firm based in Warwick, UK, that is [Read more...]

2019-03-31T20:17:56+00:00 March 31st, 2019|Ships|

Damen inks first cruise newbuilding

Damen Shipyards Group recently signed a contract with Oslo-based SeaDream Yacht Club for a 155 m mega-yacht, marking the company’s first cruise ship order. Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, Damen Cruise, Andrea Trevisan, said, “We are delighted to sign this historic contract with which [Read more...]

2019-03-31T19:59:15+00:00 March 31st, 2019|Ships|

Tallink firms up newropax order

Tallink Grupp and Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) have firmed upan original contract to build a new LNG-powered fast ferry for the Tallinn – Helsinki route . Similar to the group’s newest vessel ‘Megastar’, the new shuttle ferry will also be dual fuelled. Her overall length will [Read more...]

2019-03-31T16:20:44+00:00 March 31st, 2019|Ships|