Genoa-based interior outfitter and contractor, De Wave Group, has completed four 2021 outfitting projects on board Fincantieri’s newly built cruise ships.
These include Holland America Line’s (HAL) ‘Rotterdam’, MSC Cruises’ ‘MSC Seashore’, Viking Cruises’ ’Viking Venus’ and Virgin Voyages’ ‘Valiant Lady’.
Work undertaken on ‘Rotterdam’ focused on the spa, gym and beauty salon areas, including massage rooms, a gym, fitness area and dressing rooms, and a beauty and hair salon.
The company also outfitted a thermal complex, comprising a Turkish bath with mosaic walls and cupola ceiling, sauna, swimming pool, horizontal shower and chromotherapy showers.
She was delivered from Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard on 30th July.
Regarding the ‘MSC Seashore’, De Wave co-ordinated a team on 80 workers to outfit areas of the MSC Yacht Club, an outdoor steakhouse and an ice cream bar.
The contractor also carried out work on the arcade and a bar on Deck 20, as well as installing pools, a Jacuzzi and an infinity whirlpool.
‘MSC Seashore’ was delivered from Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard on 31st July.
De Wave Group was also involved on board ‘Viking Venus’, outfitting the health centre, spa area and retail walkway ahead of the ship’s delivery from Fincantieri’s Ancona shipyard on 15th April.
Finally, the company worked on board ‘Valiant Lady’ to help complete the construction of the Area VI family Pool, the Area VII Open Deck, passenger and crew cabins and passenger and crew wet units.
‘Valiant Lady’ was delivered from Fincantieri’s Sestri Ponente shipyard on 1st July.
The total value of the four orders was around €70 mill, while further projects totalling about €26 mill are scheduled to be completed by the end of this year.
“We are proud to have played a key role in helping these four leaders in high-end cruising make a strong return to the waves. Their trust and class-leading creativity have once again enabled us to showcase our diverse, industry-leading skills. We look forward to telling the world about the exciting projects we are currently working on as the respective ships launch in the coming months,” said De Wave Group CEO, Riccardo Pompili.