Meyer Werft wins rare cruise ship order from Japan

Japanese cruise shipping company NYK Cruises, part of the NYK Group, has ordered an LNG-powered 51,950 GT cruise ship from German shipbuilder Meyer Werft. Rendering of the new cruise ship. Photo: NYK/Meyer Werft The order is said to be significant … Read More

Seaspan orders 15,000 TEU dual-fuel LNG boxship fleet

Seaspan Corporation, a Hong Kong-based owner and operator of container vessels and a subsidiary of Atlas Corp, has ordered ten 15,000 TEU LNG-fuelled dual-fuel containerships from South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). The newbuilds will be chartered out to … Read More

Costa Cruises’ 2nd LNG-powered cruise ship floated out in Finland

Costa Toscana, an LNG powered, 185,000 GT cruise ship being built for Carnival’s Italian brand Costa Cruises, was floated out to the outfitting pier at Finland’s Meyer Turku shipyard on 15 January 2021. During the float-out ceremony, Costa Toscana officially touched the … Read More

Norway’s Fosen Yard to complete LNG-powered ferry Honfleur

Construction on the half-completed LNG-powered ferry Honfleur will resume at Fosen Yard AS in Rissa, Norway, instead of at Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) yard in Flensburg, Germany.   As informed, Fosen Yard has been awarded a contract by Norwegian shipping company … Read More

P&O Cruises takes delivery of its new LNG-powered flagship

German shipbuilder Meyer Werft has handed over Iona, a 180,000-ton LNG-powered cruise ship, to the British shipping company P&O Cruises. With the delivery, the new flagship of the cruise line will be integrated into the P&O Cruises fleet in order … Read More