Norwegian Epic Crowned with Last Block

Miami – Jun 17, 2009 — Norwegian Cruise Line announced that the last block, number 0898, in the construction of Norwegian Epic was lowered onto the vessel on Friday, June 5 at STX Europe in Saint-Nazaire, France. The block, which weighed 563 tons, equivalent to the… [Continue Reading]

Norwegian Epic Takes A Bow

Miami – Apr 13, 2009 — Norwegian Epic’s construction, underway at STX Europe in St. Nazaire, France, celebrated a milestone in the early morning hours last Wednesday, April 8, when the ship’s bow was lowered into place. The bow, known as block 642, weighed 445 tons… [Continue Reading]

Norwegian Epic’s Profile Revealed

Miami – Mar 3, 2009 — Norwegian Cruise Line today unveiled the first images of its new 153,000-gross ton, 4,200-passenger Norwegian Epic, the company’s largest and most innovative Freestyle Cruising ship to date. Currently under construction at STX Europe in St. Nazaire, France, the contemporary, balcony-rich,… [Continue Reading]

NCL and STX Europe Reach Agreement On F3 Project

Miami & St. Nazaire – Dec 18, 2008 — Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) and STX France Cruise SA, STX Europe’s French shipyard, announced today that they have reached an agreement and are moving forward with the construction of the F3 cruise ship project.
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Royal Caribbean Lays Keel of Allure of the Seas

MIAMI, Dec 2 – Royal Caribbean Intl, a cruise brand owned and operated by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, and STX Europe today laid the keel of Allure of the Seas, the second of the highly-anticipated Oasis-class cruise ships slated to redefine the industry. Today’s keel laying ceremony at STX Europe’s shipyard in Turku,… [Continue Reading]