Bolidt Provides an Alternative to Hardwood on Board Cruise Ships

As the cruise shipping industry continues to make huge investments in new ships, owners are also allocating significant resources to bring new life to their existing fleets.  One of the highest areas of wear and tear is the decking found on these ships. Rather than chop an entire tropical rainforest down to harvest exotic hardwood, there are fortunately other … [Read more...]

Bolidt Wins Backing Across the Cruise Sector

Press Release 5 March 2012 - Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems has booked orders for its decking solutions covering newbuildings for some of the highest profile cruise ship operators in the industry that include vessel deliveries envisaged in five years’ time. Among others, Bolideck® products have been specified by Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), Royal Caribbean … [Read more...]

Bolidt Blends Science, Art, and Psychology into High End Flooring for NCL

Full scale decking work on the luxury cruise ship Norwegian Getaway is underway at Meyer Werft. Deck and flooring specialist Bolidt reports a shift in its workload at the Papenburg yard after completing materials supply and installation work on Norwegian Breakaway. Norwegian Breakaway is due delivery to Norwegian Cruise Lines in April, with Norwegian Getaway to follow her … [Read more...]

Bolidt Flooring is Selected for NCL’s Norwegian Breakaway

Bolidt announced today that well-known creative forces at Tillberg Design and SMC Design have selected the company to supply flooring for Norwegian Cruise Line’s (Norwegian) newest ship, Norwegian Breakaway. Many of the ship’s main public areas will be enhanced by Bolidt’s subtle and functional surface shades, the designers say. Bolidt, known as the deck … [Read more...]

Bolidt Reveals Smart solution for Cruise Ship Balconies

Bolidt has extended its range of composite decking for cruise ship balconies to offer a new option for owners and shipyards looking to replace conventional teaks where cost is the key constraint. The Dutch specialist in synthetic products and systems has patented the ‘Smart Balcony’, formed of a series of composite ‘planks’ that can be interlinked and … [Read more...]