Posts Tagged ‘Fincantieri’

Fincantieri Signs An Agreement With Stx Europe For The Acquisition Of A Majority Stake Of STX France

Friday, May 19th, 2017

FINCANTIERI S.p.A. announces that it signed today a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of 66.66% of the share capital of STX France from its current shareholder STX Europe AS. (more…)

Cunard Shares Behind the Scenes Images and Video of Aft Lido Deck Being Lifted onto Queen Victoria

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Queen Victoria Refit: Aft Lido Deck Timelapse

Following Cunard’s recent announcement of plans for a $40 million refurbishment of Queen Victoria, the luxury cruise line reveals behind the scenes images and video of the stunning aft lido sun deck being lifted into place at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo, Italy. (more…)

Cunard Provides Inside Look at Additional Plans for $40M Refurbishment of Queen Victoria

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Following the recent Cunard announcement revealing Queen Victoria’s $40 million refit in May, the luxury cruise line is unveiling the anticipated digital renderings showcasing new and refreshed features.

Fincantieri To Build 2 Additional Ships For Viking Ocean Cruises with an Option for Another Two

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

The Viking Sea in Venice (Courtesy Viking Ocean Cruises)Viking Ocean Cruises and Fincantieri signed a memorandum of agreement for the construction of two additional cruise ships, with an option for another two. (more…)

Fincantieri and French government sign STX France agreement

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Le Lyrial at Fincantieri's Ancona shipyardFincantieri S.p.A. , the Italian shipbuilder, said that it has signed with the French State, represented by the Agence des Participations de l’Etat (APE), the Heads of Terms announced on 6 April, to acquire a stake in STX France, the St Naxzaire based builder of e.g. cruise ships. (cruisebusiness.com)

Fincantieri Press Statement concerning STX France

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Fincantieri welcomes the statements of the State Secretary for Industry of the French government, Mr. Sirugue, which confirm the achievement of an agreement in principle between Fincantieri and the French government with regard to the acquisition of STX France. (more…)

Silver Muse Presented for Delivery

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

The Silver MuseThe Silver Muse was presented to Silversea today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Genoa Sestri Ponente. The official delivery of the ship will take place tomorrow morning on Monday April 3. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Virgin Voyages makes ship happen at Fincantieri Genoa with first steel cutting. VV also announced the firms that comprise cruising’s first creative collective

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Celebrating a major milestone in Virgin Voyages’ ascent towards its 2020 debut, President and CEO Tom McAlpin was joined by Fincantieri team members and their hand-picked, world-class design collective to cut the first piece of steel for the construction of Virgin’s three mid-sized ships. (more…)

Dry dock works start, with the keel laying ceremony, on “Nieuw Statendam” at Fincantieri

Monday, March 20th, 2017

The keel laying ceremony for “Nieuw Statendam”, the new cruise ship which Fincantieri is building for the shipowner Holland America Line took place today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Marghera (Venice). (more…)

Norwegian Cruise Line Names New Ship Class Project Leonardo

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

The Leonardo Project  (Artist impression courtesy NCL - Fincantieri)Norwegian Cruise Line has dubbed its new class of ship, first announced February 16, the Leonardo Project. The new class will consist of four ships, which will be built by Fincantieri Spa. (cruisecritic.com)

Cunard Announces Details of Queen Victoria Refit

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

The Queen VictoriaCunard continues its unwavering commitment to offering guests unparalleled travel experiences with the announcement of Queen Victoria’s refit this May. (more…)

Carnival Horizon launched today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Marghera

Friday, March 10th, 2017

“Carnival Horizon”, the new ship of Carnival Cruise Line, brand of the Carnival Group, the world’s largest cruise ship operator, was launched today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Marghera. (more…)

Silver Muse Completes Sea Trials

Monday, February 27th, 2017

The Silver MuseSilversea has announced the successful completion of sea trials of the new Silver Muse. “Rigorous assessments were conducted from Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa where the ship is currently under construction,” said the company in a statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Fincantieri, China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and Carnival Corporation & plc signed a binding Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for the construction of two cruise ships

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Fincantieri, China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and Carnival Corporation & plc signed a binding Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for the construction of two cruise ships, with an option for additional 4, the first units of the kind ever built in China for the Chinese market. (more…)

The keel laying ceremony for “Viking Spirit” took place today at Fincantieri

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

The Viking Star (Photo Neven Jerkovic at Shipspotting.com)The keel laying ceremony for “Viking Spirit”, the fifth of six cruise ships Viking Ocean Cruises has ordered from Fincantieri, took place today at the shipyard in Ancona. (more…)

Fincantieri to Built A New Class Of Ships For Norwegian Cruise Line

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Fincantieri was awarded an order from Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. for the construction of 4 new generation cruise ships with an option for additional 2, for the Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) brand. (more…)

Coin Ceremony For MSC Seaview at Fincantieri Monfalcone shipyard

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

The new MSC Cruises' prototype named SeasideToday MSC Cruises and Fincantieri marked a key milestone in the building of MSC Seaview with the celebration of the maritime tradition-rich coin ceremony, held at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard in Italy. (more…)

Viking Cruises Takes Delivery of Viking Sky from Fincantieri

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

The Viking Sky (Courtesy Fincantieri)“Viking Sky”, the third of six cruise ships Viking Ocean Cruises has ordered from Fincantieri, has been delivered today at the shipyard in Ancona. (more…)

Majestic Princess Completes Sea Trials

Friday, January 13th, 2017

The Majestic Princess recently completed a successful set of sea trials off the coast of Italy. The ship, the third Royal-class Princess newbuild, is being tailored for the Chinese market and will sail year-round in China. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Fincantieri’s Bid for STX France Approved by South Korea

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Fincantieri’s bid for a majority stake in STX France has been approved as the preferred bidder by the South Korean courts. The French government will keep a 33 percent stake in the yard if the buyout moves forward, while Fincantieri will become the majority owner at two thirds, and was reported to be the only bidder. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Report: Fincantieri Emerges as Only Bidder for STX France

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

According to media reports, a sole bidder has emerged for a majority stake in STX France, and it is most likely Fincantieri. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Virgin Voyages’ newbuildings to be much wider than existing ships of equal length

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Virgin Voyages, the cruise shipping company in Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, has disclosed the hull dimensions of its three new buildings that will be about six metres wider than ships of the same length currently in service. (cruisebusiness.com)

Fincantieri And Virgin Voyages Contracts Now Effective

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Ship construction contracts valued at approximately 2 billion euros between Fincantieri and Virgin Voyages (part of Virgin Group of companies) for three new cruise ships have been finalized and are now effective. (more…)

Viking Ocean Cruises’ Viking Sun Launched at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Ancona

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

The Viking Star (Photo Neven Jerkovic at Shipspotting.com)“Viking Sun”, the fourth of six cruise ships Viking Ocean Cruises has ordered from Fincantieri, has been launched today at the shipyard in Ancona. Interior fittings will now begin, leading the vessel to its delivery, scheduled in autumn 2017. (more…)

Third Vista Class Ship To Join Carnival Cruise Line Fleet In 2019. Carnival Splendor will be transferred to P&O Cruises Australia

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

The 3,954-passenger Carnival Vista (Photo courtesy of Carnival Cruise Line)A new 133,500-ton cruise ship, which will be the third vessel in the company’s Vista class series, will join the Carnival Cruise Line fleet in late 2019. (more…)

Fincantieri Lays Keel for Seabourn Ovation

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

The keel laying ceremony of “Seabourn Ovation”, the second of two ultra-luxury cruise ships that Fincantieri is building for Seabourn Cruise Line, took place today (December 02), in the presence of the Italian Minister of Defence Roberta Pinotti, at the Sestri Ponente (Genoa) shipyard. (marinelink.com)

Seabourn Takes Delivery of Seabourn Encore

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

The Seabourn Encore (Courtesy of Fincantieri)Seabourn , the world’s finest ultra-luxury cruise line, took delivery of its newest all-suite vessel, Seabourn Encore , today during an official handover ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy. (more…)

MSC Cruises and Fincantieri Celebrate Float Out Of The Revolutionary Next-generation Cruise Ship MSC Seaside

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

The new MSC Cruises' prototype named SeasideMSC Cruises and Fincantieri today celebrated the float out of MSC Seaside, one of two new groundbreaking mega-ships that MSC Cruises is bringing into service between June and December 2017. (more…)

Fincantieri and Huarun Dadong Dockyard target cruise liner refit work

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Fincantieri, one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups, and Huarun Dadong Dockyard (HRDD), the leading Chinese shipyard specialised in ship repair and refitting activities, signed an exclusive cooperation agreement last March. (cruisebusiness.com)

Virgin Cruises Becomes Virgin Voyages, Signs Contract for Three Ships

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Richard Branson thinks the word “cruise” is “awful.” In fact, the man behind brands like Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Hotels says he’s never set foot on a cruise ship. So today, “Virgin Cruises” officially became “Virgin Voyages.” (cruisecritic.com)

Italian Media: Fincantieri About to Land Norwegian Ship Order

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Italian media reports claim that Fincantieri is poised to land a major ship order from Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings. Affaritaliani.it, an online Italian newspaper based in Milan, reports that the order will be for six megaships with deliveries of the 130,000-ton vessels starting in 2022. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Carnival Corporation Cruise Joint Venture in China Signs memorandum of agreement to order two new Vista-class cruise ships to be built in China

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Carnival Corporation Cruise Joint Venture In China Signs Memorandum Of Agreement To Order Two New Vista-Class Cruise Ships To Be Built In ChinaCarnival Corporation & plc today announced that its cruise joint venture in China has signed a non-binding memorandum of agreement (MOA) to order the industry’s first new cruise ships built in China for the Chinese market. (more…)