Current News

  • 28.12.2018
    MEYER WERFT emerges as LNG pioneer

    MEYER WERFT can look back on a year of highs and lows. The AIDAnova the biggest passenger ship ever built in Germany was built as the world’s first ever LNG-powered cruise ship.

  • 12.12.2018
    AIDAnova handed over to AIDA Cruises

    Today in Bremerhaven, the MEYER WERFT from Papenburg handed over the world’s first LNG (liquid natural gas) cruise ship to AIDA Cruises (Rostock). The largest cruise ship ever built in Germany will be setting new standards in terms of environmental compatibility with its innovative LNG technology.

  • 06.12.2018
    Certification of the occupational health and safety and environmental management systems

    Certification of the occupational health and safety and environmental management systems

  • 28.11.2018
    Keel laying ceremony for the Norwegian Encore

    Work begins on building the fourth ship in the Breakaway-Plus class for Norwegian Cruise Line

  • 08.10.2018

    Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) and Silversea Cruises today announced agreements to build new ships for Silversea Cruises, the ultra-luxury and expedition cruise brand that recently joined the RCL family.

  • 07.09.2018
    New chances - MEYER WERFT keeps growing

    The cruise market is growing, the yard team is growing

  • 17.08.2018
    Employees honoured for successful learning

    he ceremonial awarding of the symbolic training propeller has taken place for the sixteenth time at MEYER WERFT. The symbolic ship propeller represents movement and drive and serves to emphasise the importance of employee training. Tim Meyer, CEO, Anna Blumenberg, member of the HR management and Nico Bloem, chairman of the works council, presented the awards to employees at the shipyard who have successfully completed a wide range of further training and education measures.

  • 14.08.2018
    Float out of the AIDAnova

    The AIDAnova is scheduled to leave the MEYER WERFT covered building dock II on Tuesday 21 August 2018. The float out procedure is planned to commence at around 7.00 pm. However, weather conditions or production processes may result in delays or schedule changes.

  • 25.07.2018
    MEYER WERFT and University of Groningen sign cooperation agreement

    MEYER WERFT (MW) and the University of Groningen (UG) agreed a long-term collaboration today, as Sibrand Poppema (President of the University of Groningen) and Tim Meyer (Managing Director of MEYER WERFT) signed a cooperation agreement.

  • 28.06.2018
    Spirit of Discovery’s keel is laid down

    The keel was laid down today for Spirit of Discovery, the first new vessel for the British shipping company SAGA Cruises at the MEYER WERFT shipyard in Papenburg. The first block of the new ship weighs 320 tonnes and is 5.5 metres high, 23.5 metres long and 20 metres wide.

  • 06.06.2018
    Outstanding Shipbuilding Suppliers

    The best suppliers of MEYER WERFT, NEPTUN WERFT and MEYER TURKU as well as MEYER Group received the award “Partner of the Year 2017” in Warnemünde.

  • 29.05.2018
    "MethaShip" - new fuel with potential

    The MethaShip research project investigated whether methanol can be used as a fuel for passenger ships. The results have now been presented by the project consortium, consisting of the Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, Lloyd’s Register, MEYER WERFT and the associated partners Caterpillar, Helm AG and MAN Diesel & Turbo.

  • 21.05.2018
    P&O Cruises marks first construction milestone for newest ship with steel cutting ceremony in Papenburg

    P&O Cruises marked an important construction milestone last week as it cut the first piece of steel for its newest ship being built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg. The steel cutting ceremony was attended by P&O Cruises senior vice president, Paul Ludlow; Carnival UK president Josh Weinstein and managing director of Meyer Werft, Tim Meyer.

  • 19.04.2018
    Delivery of Norwegian Bliss

    Today MEYER WERFT handed over the 167,800 GRT cruise ship Norwegian Bliss to Norwegian Cruise Line (Miami, USA) in Bremerhaven

  • 09.03.2018
    River Conveyance of Norwegian Bliss

    The new cruise ship for Norwegian Cruise Line (USA), the Norwegian Bliss, will probably leave Papenburg on Tuesday, 13 March 2018 to be conveyed on the river Ems to Eemshaven (Netherlands).