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Fincantieri And Viking Ocean Cruises Strengthen Their Partnership. Contracts for the 7th and 8th ships effective, options for 9th and 10th ships exercised

The Viking Sea in Venice (Courtesy Viking Ocean Cruises)Following the agreement signed last April between Fincantieri and Viking Ocean Cruises, the contracts for the construction of the 7th and 8th ships have become effective and, furthermore, the company has exercised the option for the 9th and the 10th unit.




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MSC Cruises And Fincantieri Announce Agreement For Two Seaside Evo Ships

MSC Seaside

Today at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, MSC Cruises officially took delivery of its new flagship MSC Seaside. The delivery ceremony took place in the presence of Sergio Mattarella, President of the Italian Republic, Graziano Delrio, Italy’s Minister of Infrastructures and Transports as well as other authorities and dignitaries.




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Virgin Lays Keel in Style, More Details on Brand

At an energetic night-time keel-laying ceremony at Fincantieri, Sir Richard Branson and Tom McAlpin, president and CEO of Virgin Voyages, were lowered down in style from a yard crane in front of a large crowd while over 900 people watched live on Facebook as Virgin laid the keel for the first of its three cruise ships. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Reports Signal STX France/Fincantieri Deal Done

Le Lyrial at Fincantieri's Ancona shipyardMedia reports coming out of Europe claim a long-awaited deal to give Fincantieri control of STX France is essentially done. According to Reuters, under the agreement Fincantieri will take 50 percent of STX France, the French state 34.34 percent, Naval Group 10 percent, STX staff 2 percent and STX local suppliers 3.66 percent. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Silversea And Fincantieri Announce Plans To Lengthen Silver Spirit

Silver SpiritUltra-luxury travel innovator Silversea has unveiled plans for its first-ever ship lengthening. The turn-key transformation of Silver Spirit will take place early next year at the Palermo shipyard of Fincantieri, one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups and number one by diversification and innovation.




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Cunard Will Add Fourth Ship To Its Fleet

Cunard Will Add Fourth Ship To Its Fleet

Luxury cruise brand Cunard today announced it is adding a fourth ship to its fleet. This investment is part of the company’s ambitious plans for the future of Cunard globally.




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