Seatrium cashes in on Asian cruise ship activity

Singapore-based engineering concern, Seatrium has won 10 cruise vessel drydockings this year from its long-term partners, Carnival Corp and Royal Caribbean Group. These include six cruise ships operating under Carnival’s various brands - ‘Diamond Princess’ (pictured), ‘Pacific Adventure’, ‘Carnival Splendor’, ‘Carnival Panorama’, ‘Coral Princess’ and [Read more...]

2024-04-14T15:07:11+00:00 April 14th, 2024|Refurbishment|

UK/Netherlands ropaxes upgraded

Stena Line has carried out a major refurbishment project on its large ropaxes, ’Stena Britannica’ and ’Stena Hollandica’. The upgrade, which took 18 days per ship, includes new restaurant and bar options, modern and refreshed seating areas, and increased passenger capacity. In addition, the ships’ renovation is another [Read more...]

2024-03-27T19:25:09+00:00 March 27th, 2024|Refurbishment|

Harland & Wolff boost

Margaritaville at Sea’s latest acquisition, ‘Costa Atlantica’, arrived in Belfast last January for a major refurbishment project. The upgrade is expected to last for five months, before the cruise ship returns to service as the ‘Margaritaville at Sea Islander’. At a cost believed to be [Read more...]

2024-03-27T19:07:24+00:00 March 27th, 2024|Refurbishment|

‘Celebrity Infinity’ gets makeover

Celebrity Cruises has announced an upgrade to the ‘Celebrity Infinity’, before she transitions to Europe. For example, The Retreat, has been redesigned giving a refreshed look to The Retreat Lounge (formerly Michael’s Club). In addition, the Luminae at The Retreat has been expanded, giving more space [Read more...]

2024-03-27T18:49:16+00:00 March 27th, 2024|Refurbishment|

Høglund helps upgrade ‘Color Fantasy’

Norwegian engineering company Høglund has undertaken an all-inclusive retrofit of ‘Color Fantasy’, the world's largest cruise ferry fitted with a car deck. This project, carried out between 8th and 30th January at Fayard in Denmark, involved 25 Høglund experts at various stages, collaborating closely with [Read more...]

2024-03-15T18:18:37+00:00 March 15th, 2024|Refurbishment|

AIDA’s cruise ships to be modernised

Carnival Corp’s AIDA brand is to embark upon the most extensive modernisation programme in the company's history. Under the banner of AIDA Evolution, the first phase of the programme will be a major overhaul of the ‘Sphinx’ class ships ‘AIDAdiva’, ‘AIDAbella’ and ‘AIDAluna’ in 2025 [Read more...]

2024-03-01T18:52:18+00:00 March 1st, 2024|Refurbishment|

‘Viking Cinderella’ gets a makeover

In March, Viking Lines’ ‘Viking Cinderella’ will return to service between Helsinki and Stockholm after a significant refurbishment project. She has been drydocked at the Turku repair yard at Naantali, where her interior has undergone a complete makeover and technology has been added to reduce [Read more...]

2024-01-29T17:47:33+00:00 January 29th, 2024|Refurbishment|

ONEX Group to transform Attica’s fleet

On 15th December, Greek ferry company, Attica Group signed a Memorandum of Co-operation (MOC) with Greek ship repairer ONEX Group worth €1 bill. This MoC is aimed at the green transition of Attica Group’s ferry fleet utilising ONEX’s subsidiary companies, the Elefsina and Syros island [Read more...]

2023-12-28T18:57:02+00:00 December 28th, 2023|Refurbishment|