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Carnival Corp Orders Two More Vessels

Carnival Corporation announced they have reached an agreement with Fincantieri to build two new vessels. They will sail for Holland America and Princess.The Holland America ship will be built at Fincantieri...

Is Fincantieri About to Buy STX France?

The STX France built Harmony of the Seas Departing Port EvergladesIt certainly looks like it. STX France is owned by South Korean based STX Offshore, part of the STX Group. That group has been in some pret...
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MSC Celebrates the Floatout of MSC Seaside

Easily one of, if not the, most anticipated newbuild to come out next year is the MSC Seaside. It's a completely new design that I think we will see a lot of in the next few decades of new ships.MSC and Fincantieri just held the floatout ceremony for the M...

Carnival Vista Out on Sea Trials

Carnival Vista just returned from a successful sea trials in the Adraitic Sea. We're now able to get a good glimpse of what Carnival's next generation of ships will look like.I would really like to kn...

[First Look] Holland America’s Koningsdam

Holland America's newest flagship, the 99,500gt Koningsdam, will depart on her maiden voyage from Civitavecchia today. As she sets sail, lets take a look at this brand spanking new ship.Holland America ...

Will Princess be Debuting Hull Art?

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri just delivered the Majestic Princess from their Monfalcone yard. She's now donning a new look for Princess vessels. That's their signature 'sea witch' logo on the bow in blue. Is this a sign of things to come?via Fincant...

Carnival Corp. Announces Orders for 4 Vessels

Fincantieri has announced that they have finalized and agreement with Carnival Corp. for the construction of 4 more ships. With this announcement, we now know 8 of the 9 ships they ordered back in March.Thi...
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Fincantieri and Viking Ocean Agree To Build 2 More Ships

I've updated our newbuild database based on the below news. via Fincantieri: Viking Ocean Cruises and Fincantieri have signed an agreement for the construction of two additional cruise ships. The new units,...

Silversea Cruises Announces Newbuild

Silversea Cruises announced the construction of their new flagship, the Silver Muse. She will be built at Fincantieri and delivered in the spring of 2017. The new ultra-luxury ship will be 40,000 grt and accommodate 596 guests. via Silversea: ...
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Viking Sky Delayed Until 2017

Originally set to be launched next summer, Viking Ocean Cruises newbuild Viking Sky will be pushed back to early 2017. It's suggested that she'll be handed over sometime in February. The cause of the delay will...