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Ovation of the Seas Officially Joins Royal Caribbean Fleet

Today in Bremerhaven, Germany, Royal Caribbean took delivery of its latest ship, Ovation of the Seas. The handover ceremony, attended by executives from both Royal Caribbean and Meyer Werft, marked the official start of Ovation...

Royal Caribbean Orders Fifth Quantum Class Ship

Royal Caribbean International has entered into an agreement with Meyer Werft Shipyards for the construction of a fifth Quantum Class ship. The fifth and unnamed Quantum Class ship is expected to be completed in...

Norwegian Escape Begins Ems River Conveyance

The Norwegian Escape, Norwegian’s soon to be newest and largest ship, began her journey towards Miami on Friday, departing the shipyard at Meyer Werft Papenburg. The conveyance of the Ems River is a “right...

Norwegian Places Order For Two Additional “Breakaway Plus” Ships

Today, Norwegian Cruise Line announced the order of two additional “Breakaway Plus” ships with Meyer Werft, scheduled for delivery in 2018 and 2019 respectively. The two new ships build on the current order of...

STX Finland Could Be Sold To Meyer Weft, New Ships Possible For Royal, Norwegian, & Celebrity

According to a report by Cruise Industry News, STX Europe subsidiary, STX Finland could be sold to German shipbuilder, Meyer Werft, in the near future. The original report states the news of a sale...

Royal Caribbean Orders Third Quantum Class Ship

Earlier this morning, Royal Caribbean signed a contract with Meyer Werft Shipyards in Papenburg, Germany to construct a third Quantum class cruise ship for delivery in mid 2016. While an exact price has not...

Norwegian Breakaway Floats Out from Building Dock

Norwegian Breakaway, the largest ship ever constructed in Germany, was floated out of MEYER WERFT’s covered building dock II this morning in Papenburg, Germany where the 146,600-ton ship has been under construction since September...

Norwegian Breakaway’s Hull Becomes A Bit More Colorful (Photos)

As the Norwegian Breakaway continues to move closer to her inaugural cruise, she is beginning to receive her finishing touches. One of these finishing touches is her hull art, which was recently applied to her formerly...

Royal Caribbean Cuts Steel For Quantum of the Seas (Video)

Earlier this week, Royal Caribbean commenced construction of their newest ship, Quantum of the Seas. The ship’s first steel section was cut earlier this week in a special ceremony attended by executives from Meyer Weft and...

Norwegian Getaway’s Keel Laid at Meyer Werft

Norwegian Cruise Line board members, executives and officials from Meyer Werft took part in the Keel Laying Ceremony of Norwegian Getaway at the ship yard in Papenburg, Germany on Tuesday, October 30, 2012.  During...

Watch Norwegian Breakaway’s Bow Be Lowered Into Place (Video)

Just over a week ago, the Norwegian Breakaway’s hull was completed in Papenburg, Germany at the Meyer Werft Shipyard. On Wednesday, October 17th, the ship’s bow was lowered into place. The bow, known as block 73, weighed...

Norwegian Breakaway’s Bow Lowered Into Place

Norwegian Breakaway’s construction, underway at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany celebrated a very significant milestone in the early morning hours on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, when the ship’s bow was lowered into place. The...