Carnival’s LNG cruise Mardi Gras floated out at Meyer Turku shipyard

Carnival’s LNG cruise Mardi Gras floated out at Meyer Turku shipyard

The 180,000 GT Mardi Gras – which will be North America’s first LNG-fuelled cruise ship and the largest in the Carnival fleet – was floated out at Meyer Turku’s Finnish shipyard (24 January). Jan Meyer, the CEO of Meyer Turku, said: ‘I believe Mardi Gras will be a truly special ship. She will be the […]

31 Jan 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Rise to six the LNG ships of MSC Cruises with Wartsila technologies

Rise to six the LNG ships of MSC Cruises with Wartsila technologies

MSC Cruises and Chantiers de l’Atlantique signed an agreement for the construction of two new LNG-powered World Class ships. MSC Cruises already commissioned two ships of the same class to the French Shipyards with the MoU of 31 October 2018 investing over 4 billion euros totally. The delivery of the four ships, the first of […]

24 Jan 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Other LNG-electric hybrid cruise ships of Vard (Fincantieri) for Ponant

Other LNG-electric hybrid cruise ships of Vard (Fincantieri) for Ponant

VARD, a Norwegian subsidiary of Fincantieri, signed an agreement with the French shipowner PONANT on the last December 19th, for the supply of two new generation small luxury cruise ships. In addition, VARD will deliver “Le Commandant Charcot”, the first LNG-powered Arctic hybrid-electric cruise ship, to PONANT in 2021. The two new boats represent the […]

22 Jan 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

MSC Cruises announces next generation of LNG fuelled ships

MSC Cruises announces next generation of LNG fuelled ships

MSC Cruises and STX France have signed an order for the construction of a fifth Meraviglia class cruise ship. Due to be delivered in 2023, this vessel will be equipped with a new generation of dual-fuel engines designed to run on LNG. This announcement was made at a unique ceremony held at the Saint-Nazaire shipyard […]

18 Jun 2018 - ConferenzaGNL