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ABB’s Azipod® propulsion passes 100 cruise ship milestone with PONANT order

ABB’s Azipod® propulsion passes 100 cruise ship milestone with PONANT order

Azipod® propulsion, the ABB technology that has become the industry standard in the cruise segment since its launch in 1990, has secured its 100th cruise ship order, winning a contract for powering the world’s …
Mar 7, 2018 /  Cruise
Fincantieri to renew two Grimaldi cruise ferries - Cruise Roma and Cruise Barcelona

Fincantieri to renew two Grimaldi cruise ferries - Cruise Roma and Cruise Barcelona

Fincantieri and the Grimaldi Group signed a letter of intent for the lengthening and refurbishment program for the cruise ferries “Cruise Roma” and “Cruise Barcelona”. The construction of the two …
Mar 6, 2018 /  Vessels
Fincantieri launches the eighth multipurpose frigate - Antonio Marceglia

Fincantieri launches the eighth multipurpose frigate - Antonio Marceglia

The launching ceremony of the Antonio Marceglia frigate, the eighth of a series of 10 FREMM vessels - Multi Mission European Frigates, took place Saturday at the integrated shipyard of Riva Trigoso (Genoa) in the …
Feb 5, 2018 /  Naval
TMC compressors for NCL cruise ships

TMC compressors for NCL cruise ships

Fincantieri has contracted TMC Compressors (TMC) to supply compressed air systems to the four vessels the Italian shipbuilder is constructing for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCL) (CruiseMapper). Under the …
Jan 23, 2018 /  Cruise
Fincantieri and Viking Ocean Cruises strengthen their partnership

Fincantieri and Viking Ocean Cruises strengthen their partnership

Following the agreement signed last April between Fincantieri and Viking Ocean Cruises, the contracts for the construction of the 7th and 8th ships have become effective and, furthermore, the company has …
Dec 19, 2017 /  Cruise
RINA heading to Australia with Fincantieri

RINA heading to Australia with Fincantieri

RINA, the certification, testing, inspection and consulting company, has been appointed by Fincantieri as a technical partner in the risk reduction and design study (RRDS) and prospect Classification Society for the …
Dec 4, 2017 /  Naval
Fincantieri delivers the upgraded offshore patrol vessel P61 to the Armed Forces of Malta

Fincantieri delivers the upgraded offshore patrol vessel P61 to the Armed Forces of Malta

Fincantieri delivered Offshore Patrol Vessel P61 to the Armed Forces of Malta, following upgrading activities carried out at the Group’s drydocking facility within the Port of Genoa. Caption: OPV P61 was …
Nov 28, 2017 /  Naval
Virgin Voyages Begins Construction of First Ship and Starts Taking Deposits

Virgin Voyages Begins Construction of First Ship and Starts Taking Deposits

Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Voyages President and CEO Tom McAlpin hosted a ‘Ship Tease’, where key details were revealed about what sailors can expect on the first of three ships, …
Nov 1, 2017 /  Cruise
Fincantieri: Dry dock works start on Viking’s sixth ocean ship

Fincantieri: Dry dock works start on Viking’s sixth ocean ship

The keel laying ceremony for the sixth of eight ocean cruise ships Viking has ordered from Fincantieri, took place yesterday at the shipyard in Ancona. The first building block of the ship is about 11 meters long, 28.8 …
Oct 19, 2017 /  Vessels
Silversea and Fincantieri announce plans to lengthen Silver Spirit

Silversea and Fincantieri announce plans to lengthen Silver Spirit

Ultra-luxury travel innovator Silversea has unveiled plans for its first-ever ship lengthening. The turn-key transformation of Silver Spirit will take place early next year at the Palermo shipyard of Fincantieri, one of …
Sep 27, 2017 /  Cruise