Today the cornerstone was laid in Papenburg for the new Technology and Development Center at the Meyer Werft. Kendra Schulte (19), sandwich-course student on a degree programme for shipbuilding and marine technology, and Björn Abeln (22), mechatronics technician in the third year of his apprenticeship, laid the cornerstone for the new center.
October 22, 2015 – Norwegian Cruise Line took delivery today of the line’s largest ship to date, the 164,600 gross ton Norwegian Escape, from MEYER WERFT during a ceremony in Bremerhaven, Germany, after a building period of only 18 months.
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.