Current News

  • 15.11.2017
    Fire drill: safety first at the shipyard

    Altogether about 100 fire fighters were involved. These drills are of great importance for the shipyard and are held at regular intervals.

  • 14.11.2017
    Serious workplace accident at MEYER WERFT

    Late on Monday evening, there was a serious work-place accident in building dock II at MEYER WERFT, where a 51-year old employee from a partner firm lost his life.

  • 08.11.2017
    Keel laying ceremony for the Spectrum of the Seas

    This block is one of a total of 74 blocks for the new luxury liner and weighs altogether 938 tons. The keel laying ceremony marks the official start of construction for the Spectrum of the Seas. The ship will be one of the five largest cruise ships in the world with a gross tonnage of 168,800.

  • 26.10.2017
    Delivery of World Dream

    Today in Bremerhaven, MEYER WERFT handed over the new cruise vessel World Dream (151,300 GRT) to the Asian shipping company Dream Cruises, subsidiary of Genting Hong Kong. Together with the new design, this cruise ship offers passengers a wide range of special features and comfort. About 75% of the cabins are outer cabins and most of these have their own private balcony.

  • 22.09.2017
    Saga Cruises expands fleet with second new build ship

    Saga cruises confirms second ship option with Meyer Werft Spirit of Adventure will sail in Summer 2020 joining her sister ship Spirit of Discovery first sailing July 2019

  • 14.09.2017
    River Conveyance of World Dream

    The new cruise ship World Dream will probably leave Papenburg on Sunday, September 17, 2017 to be conveyed on the river Ems to Eemshaven (Netherlands).

  • 06.09.2017
    Keel laying ceremony for AIDAnova

    New LNG-powered cruise ship starts to take shape. This is Carnival Corporation's first vessel in a new series of extremely environmentally friendly ships with reduced emissions.

  • 21.08.2017
  • 15.08.2017
    Steel cutting for the first ship of the Quantum-Ultra class

    The steel cutting of the vessel number S.700 marks the start of construction for the first ship in the new Quantum-Ultra-class. Sebastian Brunila, Director Quantum-Class Projects at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., pushed the start button of the computer-controlled cutting machine, thereby commencing work on the first steel plate for the new cruise ship.

  • 17.07.2017
    Disney Cruise Line Surprises D23 Fans with Announcement of Seventh Ship

    Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, announced plans today at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif., to add a seventh ship to Disney Cruise Line’s award-winning fleet, giving families even more opportunities to create magical memories at sea and visit spectacular destinations around the globe.

  • 24.05.2017
    Norwegian Bliss' keel laying ceremony held at MEYER WERFT in germany

    Norwegian Cruise Line and MEYER WERFT today celebrated the keel laying of Norwegian Bliss at the yard’s state of the art facility in Papenburg, Germany. During the ceremony, the first of 90 blocks that will comprise the 167,800 gross ton vessel was lifted into the covered building hall, officially marking the start of the ship’s assembly.

  • 27.04.2017

    Norwegian Cruise Line today took delivery of Norwegian Joy, the brand’s fifteenth ship and the first custom-designed for the Chinese cruise market, from MEYER WERFT during an on board ceremony in Bremerhaven, Germany.

  • 24.03.2017
    River Conveyance of Norwegian Joy

    The new cruise ship for Norwegian Cruise Line (USA), the Norwegian Joy, will probably leave Papenburg on Sunday, 26 March 2017 to be conveyed on the river Ems to Eemshaven (Netherlands).

  • 10.03.2017
    Intensive cooperation with Emden

    EMS Schiffbau GmbH supplies new steel building platforms for new production facilities at MEYER WERFT

  • 08.03.2017
    MEYER WERFT concludes cooperation agreement with schools

    MEYER WERFT signed a cooperation agreement with six schools in the region. The aim of the agreement is to enhance the voca-tional guidance and orientation for the pupils.

  • 24.02.2017
    Norwegian Joy to leave building dock

    On 4 March 2017 the 168.800 gt cruise ship Norwegian Joy will float out of MEYER WERFT's covered building dock II. The float-out of the ship, which is built for Norwegian Cruise Line, will commence around 8.00 a.m.

  • 21.02.2017
    The world's first LNG cruise liner

    The steel cutting of the vessel with yard number S.696 at MEYER WERFT in Papenburg marks the start of construction for the first LNG cruise liner for AIDA Cruises.