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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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