Current News

  • 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.

  • 14.09.2016
  • 07.09.2016
    e4ships – Fuel Cells in the Maritime Sector

    Fuel cells are an environmentally-friendly alternative to conventional aggregates onboard of ships. Today, on the occasion of the international exhibition for the shipping industry (SMM), the summarized results of the lighthouse project e4ships are presented to the public for the first time.

  • 06.09.2016
  • 01.09.2016
    Ceremonial Award of the “Bildungsschraube” and Training Certificates

    The “Bildungsschraube” was awarded for the 14th time in the youth hostel in Papenburg. The awards were presented within the context of a festive ceremony, during which the CEO, Lambert Kruse, and HR Manager, Paul Bloem, honoured the employees of MEYER WERFT who had successfully completed a great variety of further training measures in 2015 and 2016 as a sign of ongoing learning.

  • 17.08.2016
    Genting Dream to leave building dock

    On 19th August 2016 the 151, 300-gt cruise ship GENTING DREAM will float out of MEYER WERFT's covered building dock II.

  • 15.06.2016
    Meyer family foundations secure long-term and stable ownership for Meyer shipyards in Finland and Germany

    To ensure the stable ownership structure for the future, the Meyer family has decided to donate its shares into family foundations. The legal form of a German family foundation is a proven framework to ensure a longterm stable ownership in a single hand supporting the sustainable development of the shipyards in Turku, Papenburg and Warnemünde.

  • 24.05.2016
    Shaping digital transformation across all the shipyards

    Digital transformation and Industry 4.0 are playing an increasingly important role for European shipyards to remain competitive and stand out from their rivals. In future, MEYER WERFT will be putting a greater focus on pooling its IT expertise and standardising the software across all its sites.

  • 20.04.2016
    PT.Pelni and MEYER WERFT sign Memorandum of Understanding

    On 18 April, the Indonesian shipping company PT. Pelni and the MEYER WERFT, Papenburg, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development and construction of a new passenger ferry

  • 08.04.2016
    Ovation of the Seas Delivered

    Today in Bremerhaven MEYER WERFT delivered the 168,660-gt cruise ship Ovation of the Seas to the US cruise operator Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (Miami).

  • 05.04.2016
    Keel laying ceremony for the Norwegian Joy

    Work has begun on the first building phase for the latest member of the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet. Directors of the American shipping company were joined by representatives of MEYER WERFT for the keel laying ceremony on 5 April 2016

  • 29.03.2016
    Ovation of The Seas back in Dock Elbe 17

    The new cruise liner of the Meyer Werft, the Ovation of the Seas, will be leaving Bremerhaven for Hamburg on Friday evening, where it will arrive midday on Saturday for a further visit to the Blohm & Voss dockyard.

  • 08.03.2016
    River Conveyance of Ovation of the Seas

    River Conveyance of Ovation of the Seas

  • 03.03.2016
    Disney Cruise Line Announces Two New Ships

    The Walt Disney Company announced plans today to build two additional cruise ships, each of them showcasing the immersive family entertainment, enchanting storytelling and unparalleled service that only Disney can deliver.