Celebrity Ascent, the new Edge-class cruise ship for Celebrity Cruises touched water for the first time this week as it was floated out of its construction dry dock at the Chantiers de […]
Final Virgin Voyages sister ship Brilliant Lady floated out at Fincantieri
Virgin Voyages and the Italian shipyard Fincantieri have marked the float out of Brilliant Lady, the final ship of the cruise line’s four-vessel Lady-class.
Norwegian Viva floated out at Fincantieri shipyard in Venice
Just days after taking delivery of Norwegian Prima, the first in its new Prima-class of cruise ships, Norwegian Cruise Line has marked the float out of her sister ship Norwegian Viva.
New Oceania Cruises luxury liner Vista touches water for the first time
Oceania Cruises new luxury cruise ship Vista has been floated out, touching water for the first time and moving to her outfitting pier.
Disney Wish revealed as new ship leaves building hall in Germany
Disney Wish has been revealed to the world for the first time after the new cruise ship for Disney Cruise Line was floated out of her building hall at the Meyer Werft […]
Mardi Gras sister ship Carnival Celebration floated out in Finland
The second of Carnival Cruise Line‘s Excellence-class cruise ships, Carnival Celebration, has been floated out at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland.
MSC Cruises marks World Europa float out and MSC Euribia coin ceremony
MSC Cruises and Chantiers de l’Atlantique have celebrated the float out of MSC World Europa, and the coin ceremony for MSC Euribia, both of which will be the first LNG-powered ships in […]
MSC Seascape takes to the water at Fincantieri shipyard
MSC Cruises and Fincantieri shipyard have celebrated the float out of the cruise line’s newest ship, MSC Seascape.
Norwegian Prima floated out of construction dry dock ahead of 2022 delivery
Norwegian Prima has touched water for the first time, leaving her construction dry dock at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Venice to commence her final fit out and finishing stage.
AIDAcosma floated out ahead of her 2022 Mediterranean season from Barcelona
AIDAcosma, the latest Excel-class cruise ship for the German cruise line AIDA Cruises, has been floated out at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenberg, Germany.
Valiant Lady delivered to Virgin Voyages on same day Resilient Lady floated out
Virgin Voyages marked a double milestone at Fincantieri’s Sestri Ponente (Genoa) shipyard this week with the delivery of Valiant Lady and the float out of its next cruise ship Resilient Lady, both […]
Celebrity Cruises marks Celebrity Beyond float out at Chantiers de l’Atlantique
Celebrity Cruises has announced the float out of its newest cruise ship, the third Edge-class ship in its fleet, Celebrity Beyond.
Odyssey of the Seas floated out for Royal Caribbean ahead of US debut in 2021
Royal Caribbean‘s new Quantum Ultra-class cruise ship, Odyssey of the Seas, has taken to the water for the first time, leaving her construction dry dock at the Meyer Werft shipyard this week.
The key milestones during a new cruise ship’s construction
From steel cutting and coin ceremonies to float outs and deliveries, what are the key stages involved in a new cruise ship’s construction? RELATED: Industry: How do you build the first go-kart race […]
Largest cruise ship in world, Wonder of the Seas reaches float out construction milestone
Wonder of the Seas, the newest Oasis-class cruise ship from Royal Caribbean, and the largest cruise ship in the world, has been floated out of the shipyard at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in […]
MSC CEO says line committed to newbuild program as new Seaside Evo floated out
MSC Cruises has celebrated a major construction milestone for its new Seaside Evo-class cruise ship MSC Seashore, as she was floated out at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
Virgin Voyages floats out second cruise ship Valiant Lady at Fincantieri
The second cruise ship under construction for newcomer cruise line Virgin Voyages has touched water for the first time, marking a major construction milestone.
P&O’s new cruise ship Iona touches water for the first time in float out at Meyer Werft
P&O Cruises’ new ship Iona has “floated out” at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, touching water for the first time ahead of her final fitting out and delivery.
Carnival Cruise Line’s new LNG mega-ship ‘floated out’ at Meyer Turku shipyard
Carnival’s Mardi Gras has touched water for the first time after being floated out of her construction dry-dock at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland.
Dubai-bound Costa Firenze floated out of dry-dock at Fincantieri
Costa Cruises’ new Vista-class cruise ship Costa Firenze has touched water for the first time as she was floated out of her construction dry-dock at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.