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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Passenger ship flooring: LED, sustainability and safety

Recent cruise ship flooring products include new design features such as LED and an even greater green focus New design features and an increased focus on safety and sustainability are some of the latest trends to be found within cruise ship and ferry flooring and decking. Bolidt has added to its Bolideck range of ship deck covering solutions, with the first deliveryContinue reading “Passenger ship flooring: LED, sustainability and safety”

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Carnival floats out the Mardi Gras

Carnival Cruise Line’s largest ship, the 5,282-passenger Mardi Gras, was floated out in a ceremony at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland.  After being put in the water for the first time, the vessel was repositioned to a new location at the yard to finalize its interior and exterior outfitting. The Bolt, the first rollerContinue reading “Carnival floats out the Mardi Gras”

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