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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.