Viking Venus, the seventh ocean cruise ship Fincantieri is building for Viking, was floated out today at the Ancona shipyard.
Le Commandant Charcot is being outfitted at Vard Søviknes in Norway after arriving from Vard Tulcea in Romania, where the superstructure was built.
Vard's restructuring pulled the Fincantieri Group to a €148m loss in 2019 on record revenues including a nearly 11% spike in cruise-related revenue.
Fincantieri’s Vard subdsidiary has firmed a contract with Ponant for a pair of next-generation newbuilds to operate for Paul Gauguin Cruises.
Fincantieri signed a memorandum of understanding with Ponant to build two ships for Paul Gauguin Cruises that will sail in the South Pacific.