SMS wins key award

Cruise ship outfitter, SMS Group received the ‘National Maritime SME Award for the Best Business Transformation 2023’ at an event hosted by National Maritime to coincide with the recent London International Shipping Week and DESI.   Based in eight UK locations, SMS, provides marine engineering and interior outfit [Read more...]

2023-09-29T11:54:47+00:00 September 29th, 2023|Refurbishment|

‘Crystal Symphony’ returns to service

On 1st September, ’Crystal Symphony’, officially re-entered service following an extensive refurbishment after being purchased by A&K Travel Group last summer. Departing on its inaugural voyage from Athens, the vessel, which now accommodates 606 guests, has joined sistership ’Crystal Serenity’ in a new chapter for the brand. With [Read more...]

2023-09-17T15:39:29+00:00 September 17th, 2023|Refurbishment|

Ropax ‘Isabelle’ to become floatel

Canadian Bridgemans Services Group has taken delivery of the ’Isabelle’, a 35,000 gt ropax. The company has begun an extensive retrofit of the vessel’s environmental systems in Estonia. Also to be upgraded are the ship’s living, dining, recreation, and gathering areas, to create a comfortable live/work [Read more...]

2023-08-13T15:43:48+00:00 August 13th, 2023|Refurbishment|

Crystal Cruises’ ships get complete makeover

Crystal is to unveil the refurbished, ’Crystal Serenity’ and ’Crystal Symphony’ this summer. According to the company, the ships will include lavish design concepts, evolved in collaboration with international partners. From redesigned public spaces and modern guest rooms and suites to refined in-room amenities and exclusive linens, the [Read more...]

2023-07-19T19:17:05+00:00 July 19th, 2023|Refurbishment|

YSA Design re-imagines ‘Trollfjord’s’ interior

Oslo-based YSA Design has redesigned interior spaces on a luxury cruise ship. Hurtigruten’s ‘Trollfjord’ underwent a substantial upgrade to meet expectations for future sustainability, while catering for the owner’s 130-year heritage of stylish cruising. In June, ’Trollfjord’ began sailing along the ‘Svalbard Express’ route that Hurtigruten sustained [Read more...]

2023-07-17T16:47:29+00:00 July 17th, 2023|Refurbishment|

For jazz clubs read casinos

UK-based interior outfitter, Trimline has converted jazz clubs to smoke-less casinos on board three Royal Caribbean International (RCI) cruise ships. ‘Harmony of the Seas’, ‘Oasis of the Seas’ and ‘Allure of the Seas’ were refurbished by Trimline’s ride on squads concurrently, while the vessels were [Read more...]

2023-06-30T16:52:14+00:00 June 30th, 2023|Refurbishment|

Trimline adds to TAPP software

UK-based marine interior outfitter, Trimline has launched the ‘Concept Box’ – an AI powered design concept creator for enhanced client experience. This enhancement is aimed to fit within the Trimline App (TAPP) software. It was developed in collaboration with Trimline’s in-house interior designer and aims [Read more...]

2023-06-13T21:17:19+00:00 June 13th, 2023|Refurbishment|