Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. entered into financing agreements for the first and second Project Icon ships for Royal Caribbean International, scheduled for delivery from Meyer Turku in the first and second quarters of 2022 and 2024.
A keel-laying ceremony for the sixth of eight ocean-going ships Viking Cruises has ordered from Fincantieri took place today at the Ancona yard.
Warnemünde-based Neptun Werft has confirmed another order for six vessels for Viking River Cruises. They are due for delivery in 2019.
When Virgin Voyages lays the keel for its first ship later this month, Richard Branson will be on hand to reveal some details. More imminent, Royal Caribbean International plans to unveil more features of its new world's largest cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas.
American chemist, emergency room physician and recently retired NASA astronaut Dr. Anna Fisher serve as the godmother for Viking Cruises' fifth ocean ship. Viking Orion, named after the prominent constellation and in honor of Fisher’s contributions to NASA’s Orion exploration vehicle project, will debut in July 2018.
Scanship entered into a contract with STX France to deliver its environmental technology to another world's largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean International's fifth Oasis-class vessel.
Saga Cruises firmed the option for a second 58,250gt newbuild at Meyer Werft. Spirit of Adventure is due for delivery in 2020, joining sister ship Spirit of Discovery, to debut in summer 2019.
Neptun Werft, a member of the Meyer Group and best known for its river vessels, launched the first of two floating engine room sections for AIDAnova on Thursday. The Wärnemünde yard is going to specialize in these units going forward.
Dream Cruises' World Dream is undergoing sea trials after completing its conveyance along the Ems River from Meyer Werft's Papenburg yard.
Silversea Cruises has firmed one of its newbuild options with Fincantieri for a sister ship to this year's Silver Muse. Silver Moon is scheduled for delivery in fall 2020.