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TUI Benefitting from ‘Shortage of Cruise Ship Supply,’ More Ships to Come

Mein Schiff 1 at Kiel (Photo Stephen Gergs)TUI Group’s cruise business accounts for 25 percent of EBITA for the company and TUI noted strong earnings for the first half of 2018 were being driven by a “shortage of cruise ship supply,” in an investor presentation hosted aboard the new Mein Schiff 1. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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“Mein Schiff 1” arrived in Kiel on her first visit

Mein Schiff 1 at Kiel (Photo Stephen Gergs)The youngest ship in the fleet of TUI Cruises – “Mein Schiff 1” – has arrived in Kiel on her first visit. Kiel is the first German passenger seaport in which the new vessel has introduced herself, just a few days after she was handed over to her owners following completion in Turku, Finland.




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Mein Schiff 1 Officially Delivered to TUI Cruises

The brand new Mein Schiff 1 was delivered to TUI Cruises today at the Meyer Turku shipyard. It is the fifth vessel built for the German line by Meyer Turku, and ushers in a new era for the Mein Schiff platform, as the ship class was lengthened by 20 meters for additional capacity, allowing the ship to carry 2,900 guests. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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TUI Group Is Quietly Joining the Cruise Heavyweights

TUI Group is looking to bolster its cruise division by adding another ship as part of an effort to modernize and expand its fleet. The multinational tourism company, which isn’t necessarily thought of as a big cruise operator, will have a fleet of 18 ships by 2023. (skift.com)




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Another New Ship as TUI Set to Order Mein Schiff 7

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg launches  Mein Schiff 6 (Photo Hamburg Marketing Christian Spahrbier)TUI Cruises and Meyer Turku have agreed to build a Mein Schiff 7 with delivery in 2023, which is based on the design of New Mein Schiff 1 & 2. The agreement is still subject to financing, which is now being worked on with the banks and Finnvera. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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TUI Cruises Announces Executive Appointments

Mein Schiff 3  (Photo courtesy Port of Kiel)TUI Cruises today announced a number of executive appoints, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Dennis Tetzlaff has been named to the newly-created position of director, nautical fleet, overseeing the fleet, safety and security, port and ground operations and crisis management. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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TUI Group Targets Green Agenda for Trio of Cruise Brands

TUI Group has undertaken a number of green initiatives for its trio of cruise brands, which are targeted at three distinct markets. TUI Cruises sails a fleet of modern, large cruise ships for the German market; while Hapag-Lloyd Cruises offers a luxury and expedition experience on smaller ships; and Marella Cruises has more classic tonnage aimed at the British passenger. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Mein Schiff 1 Floated Out at Meyer Turku

The new Mein Schiff 1, the first in the next generation of TUI Cruises ships, was floated out at Meyer Turku on Friday. The newbuild takes the design to the next level, and is 20 meters longer than the previous generation of Mein Schiff ships built in Finland. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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