The first steel-cutting taking place in Meyer Werft's laser centre marks the start of construction of Norwegian Bliss for Norwegian Cruise Line. The first ship of this class will be completed in spring 2017.
Meyer Werft and the Johannesburg educational institution in Surwold are expanding their close cooperation The already existing work for the integration of young people from socially disadvantaged backgrounds is being developed further to give refugees from various crises regions the chance of further qualification and, with this, integration in our society.
MEYER WERFT once again invests in a future project at the Papenburg shipyard. Due to the continually increasing number of employees and the very good order situation of the shipyard, the decision has now been taken to build a new technology and development centre.
The large order book of the Papenburger Meyer Werft, the thus associated challenges and the high demands regarding product development of the different cruise ships, require changes to the working processes of the shipyard. For this reason, in the course of numerous events hosted in the city hall of the forum Alte Werft, the executives of Meyer Werft talked about how best to deal with these topics in order to safeguard the competitiveness of Meyer Werft.
Papenburg has meanwhile become the largest shipbuilding location in Europe, while Neptun Werft in Warnemünde is the largest supplier of river cruise craft. We will now be opening an office in Luxemburg this autumn, which will control central purchasing for Papenburg, Rostock and Turku. The main aim is to emphasise our international ori-entation, to enable us to prevail in the murderously competitive world market. This is not a tax-saving measure; our taxes will continue to be paid in Papenburg, Rostock and Turku, just as before.
The four new cruise ships – part of a previously announced nine-ship strategic partnership for the world's largest cruise company – will be the largest ever built based on guest capacity The vessels will feature a revolutionary “green cruising” design as the first-ever cruise ships powered at sea by Liquefied Natural Gas, the world’s cleanest burning fossil fuel
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (USA) and Meyer Werft today agreed to build a fourth Quantum-class ship for delivery in spring 2019. This agreement is subject to financing and the final signing of a contract.
On 20 April, Meyer Werft held its first 'Education Evening' for school pupils. It was already clear from the number of registrations received that the level of interest would be high. Indeed, some 300 girls and boys from the 8th grade upwards took up the offer to visit the shipyard
The Meyer family, operating the shipbuilding company Meyer Werft in Germany, and the Finnish State acquired Turku shipyard from STX Europe in September 2014. Meyer Werft took up 70 percent of the shares, and the State of Finland purchased 30 percent of the share capital through the Finnish Industry Investment Ltd (FII).
Leading shipbuilders Fincantieri and Meyer Werft to each build next-generation cruise ships for Carnival Corporation through two separate, long-term partnerships Groundbreaking new ship design will be the most efficient in company history and will further accelerate efforts to deliver an unparalleled cruising experience to millions of guests