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Nieuw Amsterdam to have pod replacement

Holland America Line has cancelled ‘Nieuw Amsterdam’s’ 1st February seven-day Caribbean cruise to replace one of the ship's ABB Azipod units. "The ship will instead proceed to Grand Bahama shipyard for the required replacement of one of its [Read more...]

January 27th, 2020|

Tallink to upgrade ‘Silja Europa’

Tallink Gruppe’s 1993-built ‘Silja Europa’ has arrived at the Turku Repair Yard in Naantali, Finland for scheduled maintenance and planned renewal works that would make the ship more environmentally friendly. She is due to stay at Naantali for [Read more...]

January 27th, 2020|

Windstar’s lengthening project hits a snag

Windstar’s ‘Star Breeze’ lengthening and re-engining project has been severely delayed, due to asbestos being found in her machinery spaces. Work stopped before the holiday break while the asbestos was removed. As a result, the ship’s redelivery was [Read more...]

January 13th, 2020|

Three ‘Freds’ in Hamburg

Fred. Olsen’s cruise ships ‘Braemar’, ‘Balmoral’ and ‘Black Watch’ will be drydocked at Blohm+Voss in Hamburg, Germany this winter. The multi-million-pound refit is part of an extensive enhancement programme in preparation for the start of the 2020/21 cruise [Read more...]

November 29th, 2019|

ALMACO wins repeat Carnival refit business

After successfully completing a new stateroom project on board ‘Carnival Elation’ during a drydock in 2017, ALMACO was again contracted to deliver 30 new staterooms during her forthcoming refit at Grand Bahama Shipyard, due in March, 2020. The [Read more...]

November 29th, 2019|

‘Artania’ to dock at Lloyd Werft

Reisen’s ‘Artania’ is due to arrive at Lloyd Werft on 17th November for a three week refurbishment project. More than 250 cabins will be refurbished during the refit, which will include class related maintenance. She is scheduled to [Read more...]

November 15th, 2019|

‘Star Breeze’ transformation underway

Fincantieri has started on Windstar’s jumboisation project by cutting the ‘Star Breeze’ in two in the Palermo drydock ready for the insertion of a new mid-body. ‘Star Breeze’ is the first of three cruise ships to be stretched [Read more...]

October 26th, 2019|

Harland and Wolff saved

InfraStrata, the UK quoted company focused on strategic infrastructure projects, has signed heads of terms to purchase the principal assets of Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Limited and Harland and Wolff Group Plc for £6 million. The assets [Read more...]

October 11th, 2019|