Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has added a new jewellery boutique on board Boudicca as part of a recent refit completed by Blohm+Voss in Hamburg. The fitness centre has been relocated to the top of the ship to create 17 new cabins and the previous open-top lifeboats have been replaced.
Liberty of the Seas’ January drydock at Grand Bahama Shipyard, where it received Oasis-class features as part of the ‘Royal Advantage’ refurbishment program, is particularly significant, says Royal Caribbean International president and ceo Adam Goldstein.
Victoria Cruises is implementing major renovations this winter season to expand its Executive Deck privileges – previously available on only three of its ships – to the rest of its fleet on China's Yangtze River.
Mexico’s newly launched Ocean Star Cruises tapped Athens-based AMK Architects & Designers to assist with the interior design upgrades of Ocean Star Pacific (ex Aquamarine).
Harris Pye Group has failed in its attempt to renew the necessary licence to develop and expand the Swansea Dry Docks for use for refurbishment and repair of a wide range of types and sizes of vessels.
Qsine, the first restaurant at sea to present its menu and wine list on an iPad, is going to be added to Celebrity Infinity during the ship’s drydock later this year.
Mivan secured and completed over £3.5m in cruise ship work during 2010, finishing off another good year for its outfitting business.
Mivan capped a busy 2010 with the successful fit-out of Pacific Pearl in Sembawang Shipyard, Singapore.
Citing a rapid expansion, Miami-based Nordica Engineering changed its name to Nordica Marine to reflect the broader scope of its business while also tapping a new chief operating officer to extend its reach.
ALMACO has been awarded a multi-million euro contract to modernize accommodation and food handling areas onboard Mein Schiff 2, the ship that TUI Cruises is adding to its fleet this spring.