Tag Archive: Fincantieri shipyard

May 07

Princess Cruises’ Next Ship to be Based in China Year Round

Carnival Corporation & plc, the largest cruise company in the world, has announced that the new ship currently under construction for Princess Cruises will be based in China year-round when introduced in  mid-2017. Based in Shanghai, the ship will be the first year-round international luxury vessel designed and built specifically for Chinese guests. The as-yet-unnamed …

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MSC Seaside – New Ship Renderings

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Mar 26

MSC CRUISES REVEALS FIRST DETAILS OF NEW, ULTRAMODERN “SEASIDE” CLASS SHIP

New ship to be named MSC Seaside; Sail year-round from Miami to the Caribbean; and feature most interactive aqua park at sea PR Newswire, FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (March 17, 2015) MSC Cruises, the largest privately-owned cruise company in the world, announced today that the first of its next generation “Seaside” class of ships – set …

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Sep 16

Holland America Line Names 2016 Pinnacle Class Ship ms KONINGSDAM

Seattle, Wash., Sep. 15, 2014 — Holland America Line revealed the name of its new 99,500-ton cruise ship slated for delivery in February 2016 will be ms Koningsdam . While the name pays homage to the company’s rich heritage and deep roots in the Netherlands, it also reflects a new era with a bold name …

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Jul 30

Princess Cruises to Add New Ship to Fleet

Line’s Third “Royal Princess” Class Vessel to be Delivered in 2017 SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (July 30, 2014) – Today Princess Cruises, a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc, announced that it has reached an agreement with the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to build a new ship, which will  enter service in 2017. The as-yet unnamed 143,000-ton …

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May 22

MSC CRUISES AND FINCANTIERI ANNOUNCE TWO NEW BUILDS PLUS ONE OPTION FOR €2.1 BILLION

Futuristic cruise ships with ground-breaking design Fort Lauderdale, FL (May 22, 2014) – Today MSC Cruises signed a contract with Fincantieri for the construction of two new cruise ships with an option for one more. The two ships will join MSC Cruises’ fleet, currently counting 12 ships. The signature took place at the Palazzo Chigi in …

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Apr 23

Regal Princess Completes Successful Sea Trials : Princess Cruises

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (April 23, 2014) — Regal Princess has accomplished another major milestone in preparation for her May 20 debut, with the completion of her sea trials. The new cruise ship set out to sea from her construction dock at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, and was put through her paces with a series of …

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Jan 02

MSC CRUISES LAUNCHES A TWO-YEAR “RENAISSANCE PROGRAMME” FOR ITS LIRICA CLASS

20 December 2013 – MSC Cruises today announced a multi-million euro programme that will involve all four of its Lirica class ships over the next two years. The almost €200 million “renaissance programme” has been commissioned from FINCANTIERI in Italy, one of the world’s leading shipbuilding companies, and will be complete by 2015. The “renaissance” of MSC Armonia, …

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