Fincantieri has delivered today to MSC Cruises “MSC Seaview” in Monfalcone. The delivery ceremony took place in the presence of Gianluigi Aponte, the shipowner as well as Founder and Executive Chairman of MSC Group, Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, Giuseppe Bono, CEO of Fincantieri, Massimiliano Fedriga, Governor of Friuli Venezia Giulia, and Luca Zaia, Governor of Veneto.
“Viking Jupiter”, the sixth ocean cruise ship which Fincantieri is building for Viking, was floated out today at the shipyard in Ancona. Interior fittings will now begin, leading the vessel to its delivery, scheduled in 2019.
“Seabourn Ovation”, the second ultra-luxury cruise ship, which Fincantieri has built for Seabourn Cruise Line, a brand of the Carnival Corporation was delivered today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Sestri (Genoa).
Now that Norwegian Bliss — Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship, custom-built for Alaska — has been delivered, what’s next for the line? While onboard Norwegian Bliss, Norwegian Cruise Line President and CEO Andy Stuart, took time out to speak to Cruise Critic. (cruisecritic.com)
Scanship announced it has been awarded a contract by the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri for the supply of total clean ship system for four Viking Ocean Cruises newbuilds. The newbuilds will enter service from 2021 to 2023 and Scanship will deliver equipment starting 2019 through 2021. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
In a traditional maritime handover ceremony held earlier today (March 28) at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, Carnival Cruise Line officially took delivery of the new 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, the 26th ship in its fleet.
Fincantieri, the Italian shipbuilding group that is the biggest builder of cruise ships in the world, has presented a business plan for the years 2018-22, which calls for closer synergies between its yards and supply chain in the cruise ship sector. (cruisebusiness.com)
The delivery of Carnival’s newest cruise ship, the Carnival Horizon, which is currently in dry dock in Italy, is at risk of being delayed due to concerns that the water in the surrounding basin has been polluted during the painting of the ship’s hull. (cruiselawnews.com)
Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ President and Chief Executive Officer Jason Montague, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ Executive Vice President of Vessel Operations Robin Lindsay, Regent’s Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations Franco Semeraro and Fincantieri’s Shipyard Director Giovanni Stecconi today pressed the button to ignite the cutting torch at Fincantieri Ancona to shape the first plate of steel for Seven Seas Splendor.