Fuel cells are an environmentally-friendly alternative to conventional aggregates onboard of ships. Today, on the occasion of the international exhibition for the shipping industry (SMM), the summarized results of the lighthouse project e4ships are presented to the public for the first time.
The “Bildungsschraube” was awarded for the 14th time in the youth hostel in Papenburg. The awards were presented within the context of a festive ceremony, during which the CEO, Lambert Kruse, and HR Manager, Paul Bloem, honoured the employees of MEYER WERFT who had successfully completed a great variety of further training measures in 2015 and 2016 as a sign of ongoing learning.
To ensure the stable ownership structure for the future, the Meyer family has decided to donate its shares into family foundations. The legal form of a German family foundation is a proven framework to ensure a longterm stable ownership in a single hand supporting the sustainable development of the shipyards in Turku, Papenburg and Warnemünde.
Digital transformation and Industry 4.0 are playing an increasingly important role for European shipyards to remain competitive and stand out from their rivals. In future, MEYER WERFT will be putting a greater focus on pooling its IT expertise and standardising the software across all its sites.
Work has begun on the first building phase for the latest member of the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet. Directors of the American shipping company were joined by representatives of MEYER WERFT for the keel laying ceremony on 5 April 2016
The new cruise liner of the Meyer Werft, the Ovation of the Seas, will be leaving Bremerhaven for Hamburg on Friday evening, where it will arrive midday on Saturday for a further visit to the Blohm & Voss dockyard.
The Walt Disney Company announced plans today to build two additional cruise ships, each of them showcasing the immersive family entertainment, enchanting storytelling and unparalleled service that only Disney can deliver.
A special ceremony was held on 18 February 2016 in Papenburg City Hall, during which the MEYER WERFT awarded the accolade of Part-ner of the Year 2015 for the 10th time to suppliers who had stood out on account of their outstanding services provided during the last year.
The management team of Meyer Werft, consisting of Bernard Meyer, Dr Jan Meyer and Lambert Kruse, will be extended by Tim Meyer on 1 June 2016. Thereby, the management base of Meyer Werft is being broadened and rejuvenated once more, enabling it to face the conditions posed by global competition and the special challenges of cruise ship building.