Star Breeze Lengthening Underway in Palermo for Windstar

Sparking torch in hand, Windstar Cruises President John Delaney made the final cut to the hull of the Star Breeze at Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo today as Windstar’s lengthening project gets into full swing.  The months-long drydock will add room for 100 more guests, but also a host of further upgrades: two new restaurants, a new pool, a new spa, and countlessContinue reading “Star Breeze Lengthening Underway in Palermo for Windstar”

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The curious art of ‘stretching’ a cruise ship

Things didn’t go entirely to plan when Jane Archer watched the “stretching” – the pulling apart and inserting a new section – of MSC Armonia in Palermo Over the past five days Italian shipyard workers in Palermo, Sicily, have been preparing to insert a new pre-built section of ship into an exisitng MSC cruise ship,Continue reading “The curious art of ‘stretching’ a cruise ship”

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MSC Cruises: MSC Armonia extension of in full swing

Extension of the MSC Armonia has begun: The MSC Armonia gets on the Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo a new 24-meter mid-section used. Yesterday in Palermo, the extension of the MSC Armonia has begun, which is the first of four ships of the Lirica Class as part of the modernization program “Renaissance” rebuilt by MSC Cruises.Continue reading “MSC Cruises: MSC Armonia extension of in full swing”

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