MSC Cruises, Fincantieri join forces to build new cruise terminal at PortMiami

Switzerland-based cruise line MSC Cruises and Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri have signed a contract for the construction of a new mega cruise terminal at PortMiami, the cruise industry’s hub in North America and the Caribbean.  As informed, the new terminal reflects … Read More

Keel laid for MSC Cruises’ eco-friendly EVO class ship

Swiss-based cruise line MSC Cruises has held a coin ceremony for its second seaside EVO class ship at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. Courtesy of MSC Cruises As disclosed, MSC Cruises’ second seaside Evo-class ship has been officially named MSC Seascape and, like its sister … Read More

Fincantieri, Faist JV to produce lithium-ion batteries

Fincantieri SI, a company of Italian shipbuilding major Fincantieri, and Faist Electronics, a Faist Group brand specializing in energy storage systems, have founded Power4Future, a joint venture dedicated to the production of lithium-ion batteries. As informed, the industrial partnership envisages … Read More

Fincantieri hosts keel laying for Viking Mars

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has laid the keel for Viking Mars, the eighth ocean cruise ship being built for the shipowner Viking, at its shipyard in Ancona. The unit will be placed in the small cruise ship segment. As its sister … Read More

Italy & France pull the plug on Fincantieri’s takeover of Chantiers de l’Atlantique

The planned mega-merger between Italian shipbuilding major Fincantieri with its French counterpart Chantiers de l’Atlantique has fallen through. The decision has been made public in a joint statement by the French and Italian ministries of economies citing the impact of … Read More

Fincantieri floats out Silver Down

Copyright @ Fincantieri  Silversea Cruises’ new ship Silver Dawn touched water for the first time today during her float-out at the Fincantieri shipyard in Ancona, Italy. The fitting out phase will now begin, and the ship is scheduled for delivery in November … Read More

Fincantieri points to Q3 production recovery in an unprecedented year

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri reported a 16% drop in revenues for the first nine months of 2020 reaching €3.53 billion, considerably impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak. The shipbuilder’s EBITDA stood at €200 million, down from €306 million reported in the same … Read More