As a part of a multimillion-dollar investment, Survitec restructured its cruise business to provide a centralised, dedicated customer service, procurement, training and support hub.

Steel being used to produce the first of three new ship sections as part of Windstar’s $250m Star Plus Initiative received the first cut Tuesday, at Fincantieri’s Arsenale Triestino San Marco shipyard in Trieste.

Eight people suffered injuries—none seen as life-threatening—in a crane collapse at Grand Bahama Shipyard during work on Oasis of the Seas in Drydock No. 2.

The celebrated Chinese designer Grace Chen will serve as the godmother for Dream Cruises' Explorer Dream during its christening in Shanghai.

Under the new cooperation agreement between Fincantieri and Genova Industrie Navali, Fincantieri will acquire a minority stake in GIN—less than 20%—through a capital increase, GIN and T. Mariotti president Marco Bisagno told Seatrade Cruise News.

Celebrity Edge debuted to great acclaim but no line can float on a single ship so Celebrity Cruises is updating its fleet to the tune of $500m. The latest to emerge transformed in 'The Celebrity Revolution' is Celebrity Summit.

Norwegian Sky emerged from a three-week drydock at Grand Bahama Shipyard with a new lounge and sushi bar, a Starbucks outlet, refreshed dining venues and upgraded accommodations.

Explorer Dream has had mermaid-inspired artwork painted on her hull during her multimillion-dollar conversion from SuperStar Virgo at the Sembcorp Marine Admiralty Yard in Singapore.

Carnival Freedom returned from a multimillion-dollar renovation at Grand Bahama Shipyard with an expansive new WaterWorks park, a new miniature golf course and enhanced dining options.

Turku-based interior turnkey company I.S. Makinen specialising in building and refurbishing cruise ships’ cabins and public areas is strengthening its collaborative relationship with Finnish marketing agency Saapunki Marketing to support its sustainability development program.

 

 

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