Meyer Turku Announces 450 Permanent Layoffs

A cruise ship under construction at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland. Photo: Meyer Turku HELSINKI, April 28 (Reuters) – German shipyard Meyer Werft’s Finnish subsidiary on Tuesday started statutory talks to lay off up to 450 of its roughly 2,000 employees because of a hit to business from the coronavirus pandemic. The shipyard,Continue reading “Meyer Turku Announces 450 Permanent Layoffs”

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Carnival starts construction on its largest ship

Carnival Cruise Line on Thursday unveiled what the exterior of its first XL ship will look like. At a steel-cutting ceremony at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland, Carnival revealed a navy-blue hull with vibrant red and white accents running the length of the ship. The 5,200-passenger ship, due to be delivered in 2020, willContinue reading “Carnival starts construction on its largest ship”

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Steel Cut for New Costa Smeralda LNG Ship

Construction work began today on the Costa Smeralda, including her steel-cutting ceremony held at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland. The new Costa Cruises ship will be the brand’s first ship powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and the world’s first cruise ship to be broadly marketed to consumers from multiple countries throughout Europe, theContinue reading “Steel Cut for New Costa Smeralda LNG Ship”

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