Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Meyer Werft Buying Finland Out of Turku Shipyard

Family-owned Meyer Werft Shipyard is buying the Finnish Government out of its minority stake in the Turku Shipyard, now known as Meyer Turku Shipyard Oy. The Papenburg, Germany-based shipyard and...

April 15, 2015
Total Views: 10

Friday, April 10, 2015

Meyer Werft Delivers Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International on Friday took delivery of the Anthem of the Seas, the second of the company’s new Quantum-class ships. The cruise ship was delivered by Meyer Werft of...

April 10, 2015
Total Views: 6

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Maritime News

Carnival Corp. to Add Nine New Ships by 2022

Carnival Corporation, the world’s biggest cruise ship company, revealed Thursday two strategic partnerships for the addition of nine new cruise ship’s across its global fleet by 2022. Carnival has signed memorandums...

March 26, 2015
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

ABB Wins Repeat Azipod Order from Norwegian Cruise Lines

Swiss-based power and automation technology company ABB says it has been awarded a contract worth $60 million to deliver Azipod propulsion and power systems to two Norwegian Cruise Line vessels...

March 17, 2015
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Video: Anthem of the Seas River Conveyance

On Tuesday, March 10, Royal Caribbean’s new Anthem of the Seas made the 32 kilometer trip down the River Ems from the Meyer Werft shipyard to the sea. The trip,...

March 11, 2015
Total Views: 59

Monday, February 23, 2015

‘Anthem of the Seas’ Float-Out at Meyer Werft [VIDEOS]

Royal Caribbean’s second Quantum-class cruise ship, Anthem of the Seas, was floated out of the covered building dock of the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany on Saturday. The 168,000...

February 23, 2015
Total Views: 3

Monday, December 8, 2014

Watch: Meyer Werft Floats Giant Megablock for New Breakaway PLUS Cruise Ship

The first megablock section of Norwegian Cruise Lines' 163,000 ton Norwegian Escape has been floated out of the building dock at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg Germany.

December 8, 2014
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Royal Caribbean Takes Delivery of ‘Quantum of the Seas’

Royal Caribbean International took delivery today of the newest and most anticipated addition to the cruise line’s fleet, Quantum of the Seas, from Meyer Werft shipyard.

October 28, 2014
Total Views: 10

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Engineering News

Freshly Minted Meyer Turku Shipyard Floats First Ship

Finland's new Meyer Turku Oy shipyard has celebrated its first newbuild float out since the Turku shipyard changed ownership just last month.

October 16, 2014
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Video: Mega-Block Construction at Meyer Werft

Meyer Werft is cranking out the cruise ships right now. Over the years, the shipyard, located inland on the River Ems in Papenburg, Germany, has built a total of 37...

October 8, 2014
Total Views: 28

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Video: Quantum of the Seas River Conveyance

Earlier this week Royal Caribbean's newest and most technologically advanced ship Quantum of the Seas made the 26-mile journey down the River Ems from the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany to The Netherlands, where final outfitting and testing will take place.

September 24, 2014
Total Views: 11

Monday, September 22, 2014

Photos: Quantum of the Seas River Ems Conveyance

Royal Caribbean's newest and most technologically advanced ship departed the Meyer Werft shipyard on Monday for the 26-mile journey down the River Ems to the North Sea where final outfitting and testing will take place.

September 22, 2014
Total Views: 15

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Keel Laid for NCL’s First ‘Breakaway Plus’ Cruise Ship

Norwegian Cruise Line executives and officials from the MEYER WERFT shipyard in Papenburg, Germany took part in the Keel-Laying Ceremony of Norwegian Escape on Friday, marking the beginning of the block...

September 21, 2014
Total Views: 2

Monday, August 25, 2014
aida cruise ship

Mitsubishi Heavy Cruise Ship Exit May Return Aida to Germany

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy is planning to exit the cruise ship-making business, German business daily Handelsblatt reported, citing several ship owners.

August 25, 2014
Total Views: 5

Friday, August 15, 2014

Watch: Quantum of the Seas Float-Out at Meyer Werft

Earlier this week, the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany floated-out Royal Caribbean's new 167,800 ton Quantum of the Seas cruise ship, the first ship in the U.S. operators highly anticipated Quantum-class.

August 15, 2014
Total Views: 66

Monday, August 4, 2014

Meyer Werft and Finnish Government Finalize Acquisition of STX Finland Turku Shipyard

Following weeks of negotiations, the Finnish Government and German shipbuilder Meyer Werft have signed an agreement the purchase of the STX Finland's Turku shipyard.

August 4, 2014
Total Views: 6

Monday, July 14, 2014
Maritime News

NCL Orders More ‘Breakaway-Plus’ Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line (NASDAQ: NCLH) has announced that it has reached an agreement with Germany's Meyer Werft shipyard to build two new Breakaway-Plus class cruise ships, the largest in the company's fleet.

July 14, 2014
Total Views: 2

Monday, June 16, 2014

Asian Cruise-Ship Builders ‘Threat’ to European Yards

By Nicholas Brautlecht June 16 (Bloomberg) — Europe’s almost 50-year long dominance in cruise shipbuilding may be undermined in coming years as yards in Japan and China grab orders amid...

June 16, 2014
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

‘Quantum of the Seas’ Takes Shape at Meyer Werft

Shipbuilders at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany have placed the last of 74 blocks making up the structure of Royal Caribbean's 167,80 gt Quantum of the Seas

May 21, 2014
Total Views: 0

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Finnish Government and Meyer Werft Considering Buying Turku Shipyard from STX

The Finnish government said it had teamed up with German shipbuilder Meyer Werft to consider buying a troubled local shipyard from South Korea's STX Offshore & Shipbuilding.

May 8, 2014
Total Views: 6