Posts Tagged ‘MV Werften’

Crystal Takes Delivery of Mahler from MV Werften

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Crystal Cruises took deliver of its second newbuild river ship from MV Werften during a hand-over ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 20. The Crystal Mahler was delivered, joining the Crystal Bach, her sister, as well as the Crystal Mozart. The new ship was christened at an outfitting quay in Wismar. (

Groundbreaking ceremony for new shipbuilding hall at MV Werften

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

The symbolic first cut of the spade, carried out by Genting Group’s Chairman and CEO Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’s Minister for Economic Affairs Harry Glawe, Rostock’s senior mayor Roland Methling and MV WERFTEN Chief Operating Officer Holger Tepper, signalled the beginning of the construction of the new hall 11. (more…)

Crystal Takes Delivery of Bach River Ship

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

MV Werften has delivered what it is calling the world’s most luxurious river vessel, the Crystal Bach, which is the first in a series of four Rhine-class river ships being built for Crystal. The 135-meter long and 11.4-meter wide Crystal Bach was designed for river cruising in Europe, the company said. (

Lukkonen Named Director of Project Management at MV Werften

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Janne Luukkonen has been named Director of Project Management at MV Werften effective August 1. He is a member of the senior management, responsible for all shipbuilding projects, and reports to CEO Jarmo Laakso, the shipyard said. (

Werften Lays Keels for Two More Crystal River Ships

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

MV Werften, Genting Hong Kong’s shipyard group, today (May 24) held a keel-laying ceremony for two more Crystal Rhine-class riverboats, the Crystal Debussy and Crystal Ravel. They are the third and fourth in a series of Crystal river sips. (

MV Werften Names New Managing Director of Finance and Administration

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

MV Werften has appointed Richard Gruenhagen as Managing Director of Finance and Administration. He will reinforce the Management Board of the shipbuilding group effective immediatel, said the shipyard. (

Genting Hong Kong warns of deep 2016 loss on asset depreciation, start up costs of Dream Cruise and MV-Werften

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Genting Hong Kong, the rapidly expanding Hong Kong based cruise shipping group, has warned that it will report a deep loss for 2016 due to depreciation of assets for sale and start up costs of its dream Cruise premium market brand plus MV-Werften shipyards in Germany. (

More Details on Five-Year Shipbuilding Program for MV Werften

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Genting Hong Kong Executive Chairman, Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, had released more details on the company’s plans for MV Werften. He confirmed the shipyard group will build four Rhine-class river ships for Crystal River Cruises, for delivery in 2017 and 2018, respectively. (

ALMACO Group to build passenger cabins and galleys for Crystal River Cruises’ “Rhine Class” at MV Werften Shipyard

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

The Crystal river yacht vessels Debussy and Ravel (Artist concepts courtesy of Crystal Cruises)ALMACO Group announced today that the German shipyard MV Werften has awarded the company the newbuilding contract for luxury suites and galley areas for Crystal River Cruises’ four “Rhine Class” luxury river yachts, which will be delivered in 2017 and 2018 from Wismar. (more…)

MV Werften Invests in Rostock Facility

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

MV Werften, Genting Hong Kong’s shipyard consortium, has announced further investments. On Tuesday the group announced three contracts for an “extensive” investment program in its Rostock facility. (

MV Werften Signs Design Agreements

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

The Crystal Endeavor (Artist concept, courtesy Crystal Cruises)MV Werften signed a letter of intent with the Finnish engineering company Foreship in Stralsund today (26 Aig.). The agreement includes parts of the basic design, as well as design, purchasing and production assistance of the Crystal Cruises’ Endeavor class expedition vessels. (

Genting Hong Kong to turn MV Werften leading cruise ship builder, unveils investment plan

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Genting Hong Kong, the rapidly expanding Asian cruise shipping group which acquired three shipyards in Germany last year, plans to developed the MV Werften yards as they are now known into a leading builder of cruise ships, Genting Hong Kong said in its first half 2016 interim result statement. (

MV Werften Begins Building Crystal’s New Cruise Ships

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

The Crystal river yacht vessels Debussy and Ravel (Artist concepts courtesy of Crystal Cruises)The first two of four Rhine class river cruise ships are simultaneously under construction at MV WERFTEN in Wismar. Delivery of the 7-star vessels Crystal Bach and Crystal Mahler to Crystal River Cruises will be in 2017. (

Development Contracts Signed for New Star Ships

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Star Cruises' new class ship (Artist impression courtesy Star Cruises)MV Werften has signed contracts for the basic design work on a pair of 201,000-ton Global-class newbuilds for Star Cruises with engineering partners Elomatic and Deltamarin. The ships will be delivered in 2019 and 2020, respectively. (

Genting Forms MV Werften, Aims to Build 3 Megaships Per Year

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Genting Hong Kong announced that the three shipyards in the German State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Nordic Yards) bought this April will be named as “MV WERFTEN”, and will be managed in Wismar with the intent to build three large cruise ships per year. (