Today, Norwegian Cruise Line (Miami, USA) took delivery of the 146.600 GT cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway from MEYER WERFT after a building period of only 18 months. Extensive tests and trials of all systems and intensive training of the crew kept everyone busy in the last weeks prior to the delivery in Bremerhaven.
Today a fire leading to significant smoke formation broke out on a ship newbuilding in the covered building dock II. At present the shipyard’s fire brigade and members of the Papenburg fire department are still in operation on the yard premises.
The first steel-cutting taking place in MEYER WERFT's laser centre marks the start of construction of the new Project Sunshine ships for Royal Caribbean International. The first ship of this class will be completed in October 2014. It took the plasma torch in the yard's state-of-the-art laser centre merely a couple of minutes to cut a silhouette of the new ship from the steel plate.
Early on Friday, 25th January, 2013 MEYER WERFT latest new building AIDAstella will leave the building dock I. The docking procedure will start at approx. 7:30 h. Around 10:00 h AIDAstella will be shifted into the Yard’s harbor where several tests will be carried out. Berthing of the ship at the outfitting quay is scheduled for 19:00 h.
MEYER WERFT completed today its new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tanker, the CORAL ENERGY, for the Dutch owner Anthony Veder, based in Rotterdam. It is the first ship of a new gas tanker type which is equipped with an eco-friendly dual-fuel engine.