Viking takes delivery of sixth ship with Thordon water-lubricated system

The 930-passenger Viking Jupiter, delivered earlier this month by Fincantieri’s Ancona, Italy shipyard, is the sixth cruise ship delivered by the shipbuilder to Viking Cruise. It is also the sixth in the

EC to investigate Fincantieri acquisition of Chantiers de l’Atlantique

JANUARY 8, 2019 — If you thought that Fincantieri’s acquisition of Chantiers de l’Atlantique was a done deal, think again. The European Commission today said that it has agreed to a request

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding delivers 155,000 bbl ATB to Kirby

DECEMBER 26, 2018 —Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, Sturgeon Bay, WI, recently delivered a 155,000 bbl Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) unit to Houston-based Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX), one of the largest tank barge operators

New Chinese cruise joint venture formally launches

NOVEMBER 6, 2018 — Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK) reports that its cruise joint venture with China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) will launch this week under the name CSSC Carnival

Virgin Voyages orders a fourth at Fincantieri

OCTOBER 31, 2018 — Shipbuilder Fincantieri and Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages have signed a contract valued at around EUR 700 million (about $792 million) for the construction of a fourth cruise

MSC Cruises inks EUR 2 billion, four ship MOA with Fincantieri

OCTOBER 18, 2018 — MSC Cruises and shipbuilder Fincantieri have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the construction of four ultra-luxury cruise ships for a total value in excess of EUR

Wärtsilä and Virgin in 10-year Optimized Maintenance Agreement

JULY 24, 2018 — Wärtsilä will have extensive responsibility for the maintenance of the three 110,000 gt cruise ships currently under construction for Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages by shipbuilder Fincantieri. Under

LNG fueled Princess Cruises duo will be biggest ships ever built in Italy

JULY 23, 2018 — Fincantieri says that it has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with Carnival Corporation’s Princess Cruises brand covering the construction of two next-generation LNG fueled cruise ships. Deliveries

Virgin Voyages reveals name of its first ship

JULY 20, 2018 — Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages has released the name of the first of the three 110,000 gt cruise ships it has under construction at shipbuilder Fincantieri. Floated out

Norwegian exercises options for fifth and sixth Project Leonardo ships

JULY 12 2018 — Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH) says it has confirmed its options with shipbuilder Fincantieri for the fifth and sixth Norwegian Cruise Line Project Leonardo Class ships