Strong 2021 performance sees interior outfitting De Wave Group make its mark in four state-of-the-art new cruise ships
The De Wave Group has announced the completion of four 2021 new-build cruise ship outfitting projects now that the vessels have been launched: Holland America Line’s MS Rotterdam, MSC Cruises’ MSC Seashore, Viking Ocean Cruises’ Venus and Virgin Voyages’ Valiant Lady.
In each case, De Wave was entrusted with some of the most prestigious and impactful areas of the companies’ latest showcase ships, with the Rotterdam, moreover, being Holland’s new flagship, MSC Seashore being the lead ship of MSC’s Seaside EVO class and Valiant Lady taking pride of place as the “leading lady” in the Virgin Voyages fleet.
With these premium new builds, the De Wave Group further consolidates its outstanding reputation for quality workmanship using the finest materials while coordinating multiple teams, including in challenging technical areas.
The total value of all four orders comes to approximately € 70 million, while further projects totalling in the region of € 26 million are already making steady progress towards delivery by the end of the year.
De Wave Group CEO Riccardo Pompili commented: “We are proud to have played a key role in helping these four leaders in high-end cruising make a strong return to the waves. Their trust and class-leading creativity have once again enabled us to showcase our diverse, industry-leading skills. We look forward to telling the world about the exciting projects we are currently working on as the respective ships launch in the coming months.”
About the De Wave Group
The De Wave Group is a global manufacturer and contractor with an annual turnover of 200 million euro, serving the full spectrum of cruise ship and yacht interior outfitting, from new builds through to refitting and after sales. Employing 600 skilled workers and benefiting from the support of its own specialist manufacturing facilities with a combined covered production area of 65,000 sq. m, the Group delivers industry-leading quality standards.
The Group comprises 3 specialist companies, each a leader in their field of Marine Interiors: De Wave for cabins and wet units, Precetti for catering areas and Spencer Contract for public areas and yachts.
The De Wave Group is headquartered in Genoa, with offices and production facilities in Italy (Vazzola, Monfalcone, Venezia, Sovizzo, Scorzè and Trieste), France (Saint Nazaire), Germany (Papenburg), Poland (Lipno) and Finland (Turku). In addition, the Group has a Business Unit serving Asia and Oceania from Singapore and a Business Unit serving the United States from Miami.
This global presence enables the De Wave Group to work in numerous shipyards on every continent, building close partnerships with all the main players in shipping and yachting.