Current News

  • 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).

  • 28.02.2018
    Construction work under way for “Spirit of Discovery”

    The new ship in the Saga Cruises fleet is starting to take shape. The first sections and blocks are now being constructed at Meyer Werft’s Building Dock I

  • 27.02.2018
    Another new ship for AIDA Cruises

    The third ship of a new generation will be delivered in 2023. The ship will have a tonnage measurement of over 180,000 and is 100% LNG-powered.

  • 13.02.2018
    Float-out of Norwegian Bliss

    Norwegian Bliss is scheduled to leave the covered building dock at the MeyerWerft on Saturday, 17 February 2018.

  • 01.02.2018
    Steel cutting for Norwegian ENCORE

    Work on building another ship begins. The name of the new ship which will be completed in 2019 was announced during the steel cutting ceremony at the MEYER WERFT Laser Center.

  • 26.01.2018
    Carnival Corporation orders new ship for P&O Cruises

    The new ship for P&O Cruises is scheduled for delivery in 2022. The 180,000 GRT ship will operate 100% with LNG.

  • 27.12.2017
    New environment technology for cruise liners

    While the global crisis in the maritime in-dustry persists, during 2017 both MEYER WERFT and NEPTUN WERFT have seen continued further growth in their already well-filled order books with new orders for the cruise sector.

  • 01.12.2017
    10 years of successful cooperation

    It is ten years ago since the start of strategic cooperation between OSRAM and MEYER WERFT in order to become joint innovation leaders for cruise ship lighting concepts. The contract has now been renewed.

  • 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.

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