Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (tkMS) will take over the shipyard location of MV Werften in Wismar. With this move, one of the most traditional shipbuilding locations in Germany once again has a long-term outlook. Depending on orders, tkMS could produce submarines in...
After first filing for bankruptcy for its cruise shipyards in Germany – MV Werften and Lloyd Werft – Genting Hong Kong has also asked the Supreme Court of Bermuda to wind up the parent company and put it in the hands of liquidators. In a statement, the...
Shipyard De Hoop Lobith BV in Tolkamer, the Netherlands, was declared bankrupt by the District Court in the Dutch province of Gelderland on 26 October. The shipyard was one of the oldest in the Netherlands and employed 97 people. It specialised in building cruise...
Meyer Werft is the first shipyard in the world to have succeeded in securing a cruise ship newbuild contract since the beginning of the pandemic. The relatively small cruise ship of 229 metres in length and 51,950 GT will be built for Japanese cruise shipping company...
The 236 metres long Spirit of Adventure has left German cruise shipbuilder Meyer Werft’s covered building dock I (hall 5). It is the second new cruise ship for the British shipping company Saga Cruises. Float out of the ship started on Friday morning, 24 July....
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