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Aroya Cruises' outfitting works to be carried out by MJM Marine and De Wave Group

Cruise Saudi CEO Lars Clasen with a representative from De Wave Group (left) and from MJM Marine (right) as collaboration is agreed
Outfitting works for Cruise Saudi-owned cruise line, Aroya Cruises, will be carried out by MJM Marine and De Wave Group.

The line plans to set sail in 2024 with the former World Dream, which is undergoing an upgrade at Bredo Dry Docks in Bremerhaven.

Tailored to Arabian tastes and preferences 

Unveiled in June, Aroya Cruises is Saudi Arabia’s first cruise line and is intended to serve Saudi nationals, expats and regional guests. All elements will be created to suit Arabian tastes and preferences, from the design of cabins to the on board food and beverage offering.

Scope of the work

The scope of MJM Marine’s work includes upgrades to all existing cabins and suites, the creation of multiple culinary, retail and relaxation venues, steelwork modifications, upgrades to on board electrical and mechanical services, and the manufacture and installation of bespoke furniture, finishes, ceiling features and seating.

De Wave Group will outfit upper deck areas, including new super suites, public areas, and catering areas. 

Together, both MJM Marine and De Wave Group will refurbish 98% of the guest-facing venues. 

Cruise Saudi CEO Lars Clasen remarked, ‘The creation of a premium cruise experience starts from the design phase and by working with two of the cruise sector’s most well-regarded outfitters, we’re demonstrating our commitment to making Aroya Cruises an exceptional product. 

‘We look forward to seeing the knowledge, passion and creativity that MJM Marine and De Wave Group bring to the first Aroya Cruises ship.’