SMS breaks into the cruise and ferry market

Southampton-based marine engineering services group, SMS, has appointed Darren Smith (pictured) to head up its new cruise and ferry business. He was appointed as Head of Business Development to focus on the cruise and ferry sector. SMS specialises in outfitting, shiprepair, and marine engineering. Smith, [Read more...]

2021-07-25T18:50:11+00:00 July 25th, 2021|Refurbishment|

‘Silver Wind’ conversion – digital training platform launched

Silversea Cruises is upgrading the ’Silver Wind’ to an Ice Class, ultra-luxury expedition ship. This move signals continued confidence in the fast-growing popularity of ultra-luxury expedition travel to the glaciers and wildlife-rich regions of Antarctica, the company said. ‘Silver Wind’ is currently undergoing refurbishment at the Remontowa shipyard in [Read more...]

2021-07-13T21:18:41+00:00 July 13th, 2021|Refurbishment|

Navantia sees dockings increase

‘Celebrity Infinity’ has arrived at Navantia’s Cadiz shipyard to undergo an extensive drydocking. During her 16-day docking, ‘Celebrity Infinity’ will receive be fitted with new valves, undergo hull repairs, the renewal of propellers and stabilisers, and a new coating, the Crew Center has reported. According [Read more...]

2021-02-26T21:28:58+00:00 February 26th, 2021|Refurbishment|

New look for ‘Pacific Encounter’

Now sporting P&O Cruises Australia livery and funnel logo, ‘Pacific Encounter’, ex ‘Star Princess’, left a Singapore shipyard recently. Each of the P&O funnel logos is 20 m wide and 8 m high. She was also fitted-out with many of the Australian cruise line’s favourite [Read more...]

2021-02-12T19:20:21+00:00 February 12th, 2021|Refurbishment|