Tagged: Meyer Werft

Saga Cruises in buoyant mood at keel-laying for new ship Spirit of Discovery

Saga Cruises took a momentous step forward in its history today (June 28, 2018) with the keel-laying of the company’s first new cruise ship, Spirit of Discovery. The keel-laying ceremony at Meyer Werft’s shipyard in Papenburg marked the official start of construction for the 999-guest vessel, the first of two cruise ships being built for Saga Cruises.




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AIDAnova shows her smile at Meyer Werft, in Papenburg

The youngest member of the AIDA fleet will start sailing the seven seas from December 2018. AIDAnova is now being given her smile at the Meyer shipyard in Papenburg. The exterior painting of smiling lips, eye, eyelid and a wave is applied to all AIDA ships based on an idea from the Rostock artist, Feliks Büttner.




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Captain Boris Becker will take command of AIDAnova – Cruise ship afloat for the first time

Captain Boris Becker will take command of AIDAnova

AIDAnova’s future captain has been announced: Boris Becker will be taking command of the new cruise ship. Over the course of his career with AIDA Cruises, he has already commissioned several new-builds, including AIDAluna, AIDAblu and, most recently, AIDAperla.




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P&O Cruises marks first construction milestone for newest ship with steel cutting ceremony at Meyer Werft in Papenburg. Name to be announced on Thursday May 24

The year 2020 will put P&O Cruises into the history books again, with the introduction of Britain's biggest ever cruise shipP&O Cruises marked an important construction milestone last week as it cut the first piece of steel for its newest ship being built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg. The steel cutting ceremony was attended by P&O Cruises senior vice president, Paul Ludlow; Carnival UK president Josh Weinstein and managing director of Meyer Werft, Tim Meyer.




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Norwegian Bliss Begins Conveyance

The Norwegian Bliss departed Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany, last night for her conveyance along the Ems River, and is arriving to Eemshaven, Netherlands, on Wednesday, according to Norwegian Cruise Line. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Carnival Corporation Orders Third New Ship for AIDA Cruises

AIDANovaCarnival Corporation & plc today announced it has signed a shipbuilding contract for a third next-generation cruise ship for its rapidly growing AIDA Cruises brand, the leading cruise line in Germany, which is the largest and fastest-growing cruise market in Europe.




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It’s a Bad Time to Build Ships—Unless They Are Cruise Ships

The world’s top shipbuilders are reeling from years of heavy losses, but two European companies are making big money by cornering the lucrative cruise business. Italy’s Fincantieri S.p.A and Germany’s Meyer Werft GmbH are fully booked for the next four years, according to the companies and marine-data provider Clarksons. (wsj.com)




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