Tag Archive: Fincantieri

Dec 17

New 133,500-Ton Vista Class Ship To Join Carnival Cruise Line Fleet In 2019

    MIAMI, Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — A new 133,500-ton cruise ship, which will be the third vessel in the company’s Vista class series, will join the Carnival Cruise Line fleet in late 2019.  The ship, under contract with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri, was originally designated for the P&O Cruises Australia brand. In conjunction with this …

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Jun 05

Holland America Line Looks to the Future and Honors the Past by Naming Next Pinnacle Class Ship ms Nieuw Statendam

Sister ship to ms Koningsdam is scheduled to set sail in Fall 2018 Seattle, Wash., May 20, 2016 — Holland America Line announced today that the name of the next Pinnacle Class ship set for delivery in fall 2018 will bems Nieuw Statendam. Honoring the company’s past while keeping its eyes on the future, Nieuw …

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Oct 09

Princess Cruises to Name New China-Based Cruise Ship Majestic Princess

Princess Cruises announced today that its ship now under construction, a sister ship to Royal Princess and Regal Princess, will be named Majestic Princess. The new ship will be based in China year-round beginning in summer 2017 and become the first vessel built specifically for Chinese guests incorporating a unique blend of international and Chinese …

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Jul 14

Princess Cruises’ New Ship Begins Countdown to Summer 2017 Debut China Year Round Cruising

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (July 10, 2015) – Carnival plc marked the beginning of construction of Princess Cruises’ third new generation of ships with the official keel laying ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. As the keel – the bottommost part of the ship – was ceremoniously lowered into position, and shipyard officials celebrated …

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Apr 15

FIRST STEEL CUT FOR SEABOURN’S NEWEST ULTRA-LUXURY VESSEL, SEABOURN ENCORE, DUE FOR DELIVERY IN LATE 2016

Seattle, WA, Apr. 13, 2015 — Seattle, April 13, 2015 – Today, the award-winning ultra-luxury, small ship cruise line Seabourn is now one step closer to the launch of its newest vessel, Seabourn Encore, with the commemorative cutting of the first steel. Taking place at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, the ceremony was presided over …

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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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Mar 26

Carnival Corporation Enters into Strategic Partnerships to Add Nine Cruise Ships to its Fleet over a Four-Year Period Starting in 2019

Leading shipbuilders Fincantieri and Meyer Werft to each build next-generation cruise ships for Carnival Corporation through two separate, long-term partnershipsGroundbreaking new ship design will be the most efficient in company history and will further accelerate efforts to deliver an unparalleled cruising experience to millions of guests MIAMI, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: …

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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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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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Oct 23

Keel Laying for Royal Princess Marks Construction Milestone

Shipyard Ceremony Begins Countdown to Spring 2013 Debut for Newest Princess Cruises Vessel SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (October 20, 2011) — A significant construction milestone occurred today when the keel for the new Royal Princess was laid in the building dock at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. As the keel — the bottommost part of …

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