Norwegian Encore Floated Out

NCL's latest flagship has emerged from the building hall sporting her hull art.Still on track for an October handover, Germany's Meyer Werft shipyard celebrated one of the last remaining milestones in ...

Silversea Announces Three Newbuilds

Today Silversea and their parent company, Royal Caribbean, announced that they will build three new ships for Silversea Cruises. Silversea has signed a memorandum of understanding with German shipbuilder Meyer Werft to build two vessels in the new “Evolution C...
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AIDAnova Christened in Germany

The most hotly anticipated ship this year has just been christened in Germany. Taking place at the Meyer Werft yard in Papenburg, 25,000 guests crowded the dock to witness the formal naming of the AIDAnova. T...

NCL Takes Delivery of Norwegian Bliss

Norwegian Cruise Line has just taken delivery of their newest flagship, Norwegian Bliss. The 168,028gt ship was just completed at Germany's Meyer Werft yard in Papenburg, Germany. The ship took 18 months to...

Carnival Corp. Orders Additional Ship for P&O

Carnival Corp. has just announced that they agreed with Meyer Werft to build an additional vessel for their P&O brand. They already have a newbuild planned for 2020 so this will be a sister to her and debut in 2022. These are the LNG powered Excellence...

Saga Cruises Announces Second Newbuild

Britain's Saga Cruises have announced they have agreed to take a second newbuild. The first ship ordered, Spirit of Discovery, will begin her construction in Germany shortly with a planed arrival of June 20...

Costa Announces Newbuild Name

At the steel-cutting ceremony at Meyer Turku in Finland, Costa Cruises announced that their newest ship will be named Costa Smeralda.They also released this new rendering of her. She'll be based on the ...
Genting Dream

Genting Dream Delivered

Germany's Meyer Werft shipyard has just handed over Dream Cruises first vessel. The 151,300gt Genting Dream is based on the Norwegian Breakaway-plus class of vessel but features several changes such as the casino and night club essentially replacing the at...
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[First Look] Ovation of the Seas

Royal Caribbean's first purpose build ship for the Asian market was just handed over to them last night. Let's take a look at the 168,666gt ship.Royal Caribbean's 24th ship, Ovation of the Seas, was built a...