Posts Tagged ‘Meyer Werft’

Genting Hong Kong Announces Keel Laying For World Dream, 2nd New Ship For Asian Luxury Cruise Line, Dream Cruises

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Executives from Genting Hong Kong and Meyer Werft shipyard celebrated the keel laying of World Dream, the second new ship for Asian luxury cruise line, Dream Cruises, during a special event held in Papenburg, Germany on Tuesday, January 10. (more…)

Steel cutting for Norwegian Bliss. The construction of a cruise liner specially developed for Alaska begins

Monday, October 31st, 2016

The Norwegian Bliss at Seattle (Artist impression courtesy NCL)The steel cutting of the vessel with yard number S.707 at MEYER WERFT in Papenburg marks the start of the construction of a further cruise ship for Norwegian Cruise Line. (more…)

Genting Dream delivered to Dream Cruises

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

The Genting Dream  (Courtesy Meyer Werft)Today in Bremerhaven, Meyer Werft handed over the new cruise ship Genting Dream (151,300 GT) to the Asian cruise operator company Dream Cruises. (more…)

Unique Dynamic Lighting system by Wärtsilä Funa creates a special look for Dream Cruise’s stunning new cruise ship

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

The Genting Dream (Artist impression courtesy Dream Cruises)Wärtsilä is supplying a special external lighting system for a new cruise ship currently under construction at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. The 150,000 GRT vessel, the “Genting Dream”, has been ordered by Dream Cruises, part of Genting Hong Kong, a global leisure company, based in Asia. (more…)

Genting Hong Kong Announces the River Conveyance of Genting Dream

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Genting Hong Kong announced the official river conveyance of Genting Dream, the newest ship for the Dream Cruises line, that began on Sunday, September 18 in Papenburg, Germany. (more…)

Photos: Genting Dream Begins Conveyance

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Dream Cruises’ new Genting Dream left Meyer Werft shipyard recently and started its journey on the Ems river. The ship will start revenue service for Dream in Asia this coming November, and is the first ship for the new brand owned by Genting Hong Kong. (

Carnival Corporation orders two new cruise ships for Carnival Cruise Line and one new cruise ship for P&O Cruises

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Carnival Corporation & plc signed a memorandum of agreement with leading German and Finnish shipbuilders Meyer Werft and Meyer Turku to deliver three additional next-generation cruise ships that will be fully powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), the cleanest burning fossil fuel in the world. (more…)

Huge Purpose-Built Chinese Cruise Ship Genting Dream Floated Out

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

The Genting Dream (Artist impression courtesy Dream Cruises)Dream Cruises first ever cruise ship has floated out of its construction hall in Germany for the last fitting out phase. Genting Dream began floating out at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany at around 2:00 PM local time today (19 Aug.). (

German cruise newbuilding expands

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Meyer WerftAll eyes are on cruise ships in Germany following the creation of a second major newbuilding group alongside Meyer Werft. (

Meyer family establishes foundations to secure long-term and stable ownership for Meyer shipyards in Finland and Germany

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

The Meyer family is building ships since 221 years. Ever since, the family company’s success relied on a long-term approach that aimed to develop the technology, advance the skill-set of employees, and reinvest profits.

Ovation Of The Seas Joins Royal Caribbean International Family

Friday, April 8th, 2016

There’s a new member of the Royal Caribbean family as the global cruise line officially took delivery of its 24th ship, Ovation of the Seas, in a ceremony held today in Bremerhaven, Germany. (more…)

Keel laying ceremony for the Norwegian Joy

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

The Norwegian Joy (Artist impression courtesy NCL)Work has begun on the first building phase for the latest member of the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet. Directors of the American shipping company were joined by representatives of Meyer Werft for the keel laying ceremony on 5 April 2016. (more…)

River Conveyance of Ovation of the Seas

Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Royal Caribbean International’s new Ovation of the Seas has begun its conveyance down the Ems River.

Disney Cruise Line Announces Two New Ships

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

The Walt Disney Company announced plans today to build two additional cruise ships, each of them showcasing the immersive family entertainment, enchanting storytelling and unparalleled service that only Disney can deliver. (more…)

First steel cut for a new Dream Cruises Ship

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

The Genting Dream (Rendering courtesy Dream Cruises)The first piece of steel was cut at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany for the construction of the second ship with the construction number S. 712 for Asian operator Dream Cruises. (more…)

Construction Countdown: Ovation of the Seas Nears Completion in Germany

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas is currently under construction at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Watch to see how the construction process is coming along on the third Quantum class ship.

Saga confirms first contract with Meyer is firm order

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

The new Saga's cruise vessel (Artist impression, courtesy Saga / Meyer Werft)Saga plc, the British lifestyle company that focuses on those over the age of 50, said the final contract has been signed with Meyer Werft shipyard for the delivery of a 55,900 gross ton cruise ship in 2019. (

Laying the keel for Genting Dream

Friday, December 4th, 2015

The Genting Dream (Rendering courtesy Dream Cruises)The Meyer Werft in Papenburg has now also officially laid the keel for the cruise ship Genting Dream with yard number S.711 in the covered building dock II. (more…)

Norwegian Cruise Line Takes Delivery Of Norwegian Escape

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

The Norwegian Escape (Courtesy Meyer Werft)Norwegian Cruise Line took delivery today (October 22) of the line’s largest ship to date, the 164,600 gross ton Norwegian Escape, from Meyer Werft during a ceremony in Bremerhaven, Germany, after a building period of only 18 months. (more…)

New ship’s superior efficiency key to profit growth – Saga ceo Bachelor

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

The new Saga's cruise vessel (Artist impression, courtesy Saga / Meyer Werft)Superior efficiency and reliability of a new ship ordered by Saga Cruises, part of the listed British lifestyle company Saga plc, will be the key driver of profit growth in the group’s cruise operations, ceo Lance Bachelor said in a webcast presentation this morning. (

Saga Cruises and Meyer Werft agree on first new build

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

The new Saga's cruise vessel (Artist impression, courtesy Saga / Meyer Werft)Saga Cruises (UK) and Meyer Werft have signed a memorandum of agreement for the delivery of a new cruise vessel in summer 2019 and the option to order a second for delivery in 2021. (more…)

Norwegian Escape in Eemshaven

Saturday, September 19th, 2015

Norwegian Escape arrived safely in the Dutch port of Eemshaven on Saturday morning at about 8.30 am. The River Ems conveyance of the new cruise ship works very well and without any problems. The Ship will leave Eemshaven next Thursday (September, 24)

Start of Steel-Cutting for Norwegian Bliss

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

The first steel-cutting taking place in Meyer Werft’s laser centre marks the start of construction of Norwegian Bliss for Norwegian Cruise Line. (

Preparations for the final outfitting of Meyer Werft’s new build “MS Norwegian Escape” are well advanced

Monday, September 7th, 2015

For some years now, Columbus Cruise Center Bremerhaven has been presenting itself with the newest and biggest cruise ships: for the second time this year, another new build cruise ship from Meyer Werft will have its final outfitting in Bremerhaven. (more…)

Video. Norwegian Escape Floats Out From Dock

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Norwegian Escape passed another construction milestone on Saturday when it was floated out of Meyer Werft’s covered building dock II in Papenburg, Germany, where the ship has been under construction since September 2014. (

Costa Cruises to Build Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships at Meyer Werft

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Carnival Corporation & plc today announced that its Italian brand, Costa Cruises, will build two new cruise ships as part of an agreement with Meyer Werft to construct four next-generation cruise ships with the largest guest capacity in the world.

Almaco’s Complete Catering Solutions For Star Cruises’ Newbuilds At Meyer Werft

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

ALMACO’s scope of work for the two new ships includes design, supply and installation of all catering-related equipment in the Galleys, Bars, Buffets, Pantries, Provision Stores and Refrigeration Machinery. (more…)

New Development Centre of Meyer Werft

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Meyer Werft once again invests in a future project at the Papenburg shipyard. Due to the continually increasing number of employees and the very good order situation of the shipyard, the decision has now been taken to build a new technology and development centre.

Odo-CBR Commentary: Could unallocated Carnival ships from Turku go to China?

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Carnival Corporation & plc said that the two 180,000 gross ton LNG powered ships it had ordered from Meyer Werft in Papenburg will enter service with AIDA Cruises in Germany, while two similar vessels from Meyer Turku would be allocated to a brand later. (

Carnival Corporation Finalizes Contract to build four LNG powered ships. Two for AIDA at Meyer Werft

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Carnival Corporation & plc today announced it has signed a multi-billion dollar contract to build four next-generation cruise ships with the largest guest capacity in the world. (more…)

Ship Order Rumors: Germany, Italy, Virgin and Crystal

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

More cruise ship newbuilds may be announced shortly from both Virgin Cruises and recently-acquired Crystal Cruises. (

Fire at Meyer Does Not Delay Norwegian Escape

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

The Norwegian Escape suffered a fire incident at Meyer Werft yesterday, according to German press reports. There were no injuries and only slight damage to the ship. (