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Second Genting Newbuild To Be Sold for Scrap

MV Werften's Global Class ship. Above pictured in Rostock (Artist impression MV Werften)According to news reports, the unfinished hull of Genting Cruise Lines’ second Global Class newbuild will be sold for scrap. The 208,000-ton vessel was in early stages of construction at one of MV Werften’s facilities in Warnemunde, Germany, when the shipbuilding complex declared bankruptcy earlier this year. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Questions Over Future of MV Werften

MV Werften's Global Class ship. Above pictured in Rostock (Artist impression MV Werften)Shares of Genting Group were halted on the stock market on Friday as news reports out of Germany signaled problems for Genting-owned MV Werften. The yard recently completed the Crystal Endeavor with the huge Global Dream for Dream Cruises set to be delivered later this year, with a sister ship following in 2023. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

MV Werften Announce New Supervisory Board, Additional Management Directors And Carsten Haake As Ceo

MV Werften's Global Class ship. Above pictured in Rostock (Artist impression MV Werften)After the successful conclusion of the negotiations on the bridging loan (WSF), together with the representatives of the federal government, the state and the shareholder, and the first partial repayment of 193 million euros by the shipyard in June of this year, the shipyard group is currently focused on completion of the first Global Class ship, the “Global Dream” in 2022 and complete financing for the completion of the second Global Class ship in 2024. (more…)

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Genting Hong Kong to build, manage cruise ships for global hotel brands

Genting Hong Kong has revealed plans to build and manage a new line of cruise ships on behalf of international hotel brands. Speaking at a naming ceremony for the recently completed Crystal Endeavour at the company’s MV Werften shipyards in Germany on Saturday, Genting Hong Kong President and CEO Colin Au said the Universal-class ships will be “designed like airplanes, where function is more important than form, simplifying the design and production process and reducing costs, while allowing for customization by hotel and other brands.” (asgam.com)

Crystal Endeavor Completes Final Sea Trial In Latest Milestone for the New Luxury Expedition Yacht

Crystal Endeavor | Start to the second Sea trial 20.05.21 (Reise Freund)

Crystal Expedition Cruises today announced the successful completion of the second and final sea trial for its new luxury expedition yacht Crystal Endeavor, marking another important milestone toward the upcoming delivery of the Made in Germany vessel from MV WERFTEN. (more…)

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Crystal Endeavor on Track to Debut in Summer 2021

Crystal Endeavor  undocked in Stralsund  (Courtesy MV Werften, Dec.2019)Crystal Endeavor, the German-built, PC6-designated vessel for Crystal Expedition Cruises is on track to debut in Summer 2021. Originally set to launch in August of 2020, the ship’s construction was delayed as the global health crisis forced a shutdown of MV WERFTEN where Crystal Endeavor is currently under construction. (more…)

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Asia cruise giant Genting secures $227m in German aid

Crystal Endeavor  undocked in Stralsund  (Courtesy MV Werften, Dec.2019)Genting Hong Kong, Asia’s biggest cruise operator, is to get 193 million euros ($227 million) from Germany’s government for its struggling shipyards in the country, despite reservations over state handouts to foreign investors. The payment to the operator of the Star Cruises, Dream Cruises and Crystal Cruises lines will allow work at its shipyards in northeastern Germany, grouped under MV Werften, to carry on at least until March. (nikkei.com)

Crystal Endeavor Delayed to 2021

Crystal Endeavor  undocked in Stralsund  (Courtesy MV Werften, Dec.2019)Citing work stoppages due to the COVID-19 pandemic at MV Werften, the Crystal Endeavor now won’t enter revenue service until 2021. The new 200-guest Endeavor was originally poised to enter server this summer in Japan, coinciding with the Olympics. The ship also marks Crystal’s debut into the expedition market with a six-star vessel. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Crystal Endeavor Rolled Out at MV Werften in Stralsund, Germany

Crystal Expedition Cruises | Crystal Endeavor Rollout | Stralsund, Germany | December 21, 2019

On Saturday, December 21st, Crystal Endeavor rolled out of MV Werften in Stralsund, Germany touching water for the first time in the most recent milestone for the polar class expedition vessel. Video footage from the shipyard gives viewers a close-up look of the roll-out process and aerial views of the ship, including its expansive deck space and helicopter pads. (more…)

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The Midship Section Of The “Global Dream” Arrived in Wismar

GLOBAL DREAM 环球梦号 | spectacular float out at MV WERFTEN Rostock and towing to Wismar (Credit: Unimedien)

After having been towed 50 miles for nearly a whole day at sea, the hull of the cruise ship “Global Dream” has arrived safely at the place where it will be assembled and fitted out. Thousands of impressed onlookers watched it come into the Port of Wismar at about 4 p.m. on 23 November. (more…)

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Start Of Production In New Shipbuilding Hall Complex at MV Werften

One of the most advanced welding plants in Europe was put into operation at the MV WERFTEN yard in Rostock today (Nov.28). Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania’s Economics Minister Harry Glawe, representatives of Genting Hong Kong, MV WERFTEN, the automation provider Pemamek as well as other project partners were present in the new Hall 11 when the plant produced its first weld seam. (more…)

Genting Cruise Lines To Live Stream Keel Laying Of Dream Cruises’ New Global Class Ship Via Facebook And Weibo. Launch Naming Contest for First Global Class Ship

MV Werften's Global Class ship. Above pictured in Rostock (Artist impression MV Werften)Genting Cruise Lines will celebrate the next important milestone in the construction of Dream Cruises’ new Global Class ship with the Keel Laying ceremony to be held on Tuesday, September 11 at 14:00, CEST (Central European Summer Time). (more…)

117 Trainees Begin Their Professional Journeys at MV Werften

MV WERFTEN continues its great trainee offensive: 105 new apprentices and 12 dual-system students began their professional training at the shipbuilding group today. The trainees were welcomed by the management, works council and their future supervisors at a ceremony in the Wismar shipbuilding hall. (more…)

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