Current News

  • 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.

  • 03.02.2017
    Change in the management at Meyer Werft

    Thomas Weigend is appointed as the new Managing Director of Meyer Werft. At present, he runs the sales and development activities (Sales & Design) of the three wharfs from Turku as a member of the management board. Born in Swabia, he joined MEYER WERFT as a shipbuilding engineer in 1999.

  • 10.01.2017
    Keel laying ceremony: World Dream

    MEYER WERFT held the keel laying ceremony for the new cruise ship World Dream with yard number S.712 in the covered building dock II.

  • 27.12.2016
    Looking back at 2016: New technologies for cruise ships

    The situation in shipping industry and in world shipbuilding has deteriorated significantly. Nevertheless, orders for new cruise ships received by MEYER WERFT in 2016 have reached a good level.

  • 28.10.2016
    Steel cutting for Norwegian Bliss

    The steel cutting of the vessel with yard number S.707 at MEYER WERFT in Papenburg marks the start of the construction of a further cruise ship for Norwegian Cruise Line.

  • 17.10.2016
    MEYER WERFT successfully certifies its quality management system

    MEYER WERFT has successfully certified its quality management system in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001:2015.

  • 12.10.2016
    Genting Dream delivered

    Today in Bremerhaven, MEYER WERFT handed over the new cruise ship Genting Dream (151,300 GT) to the Asian cruise operator company Dream Cruises. Together with the new design, this luxury liner 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 balcony. Furthermore, Dream Cruises has a crew of around 1,700 to offer passengers a particularly high standard of service.

  • 06.10.2016
    Unique nationwide: commitment to disadvantaged young people

    MEYER WERFT, Emsland District Council (Job Centre) and Johannesburg in Surwold are training eight young people as metal technology specialists within the framework of cooperative further education from October. An agreement to this end was signed in Papenburg today.