Turku Shipyard Purchase Could Cause New Cruise Ship Orders

It’s been reported now for several days that several major cruise lines could be on the verge of ordering at least two new large cruise ships each. The German shipyard Meyer Weft which is based in Papenburg is very close to buying the struggling STX Europe shipyard in Turku, Finland

Video Showing Anthem of the Seas Block Floating Out Of Shipyard

This great video shows a huge black of Anthem of the Seas being floated out from its position inside the Meyer Werft shipyard to a new position on the Ems River in Papenburg, Germany. The block is making way for its sister ship Quantum of the Seas which is launching

Highlights of Third Oasis Class Ship Keel Laying

Royal Caribbean have released some highlights of the Keel Laying ceremony of the cruise lines third Oasis class ship. Cruise Hive previously reported on the event where they also announced that an agreement has been made to also build the fourth Oasis class ship. The third Oasis class is currently

First Steel Cut For Carnival Vista Cruise Ship In Italy

The first steel has been cut for the upcoming Carnival Vista which is to operated by Carnival Cruise Lines. The ship is currently being constructed at the Fincantieri shipyard in Malfalcone, Italy which is also the same shipyard as where P&O’s Britannia is being built. Cutting the first steel is