“Scarlet Lady”, the first of four ships which Virgin Voyages (new cruise operator and a brand part of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group), ordered to Fincantieri, was presented today at the shipyard in Genoa Sestri Ponente.
Fincantieri signed an MoU in Doha, aimed at strengthening their strategic partnership through the evaluation and studies of new technologies and capabilities, possibly leading to a future acquisition of new vessels already in 2020.
Fincantieri has been awarded a prestigious order, worth almost 100 million euros, for a number of high-profile systems, components, installations as part of the ITER Project, a multinational collaboration aimed at building an experimental hydrogen fusion reactor, first of its kind, and acknowledged as one of the most ambitious initiatives in the world in the field of sustainable energy.
The first board meeting of Naviris, the joint venture between Fincantieri and Naval Group, took place. This partnership cements the shared desire of the two companies to build a future of excellence for the shipbuilding industry and Navies.
U.S. Navy awarded a Lockheed Martin-led team, which includes Fincantieri Marinette Marine, a multi-billion dollar order for the construction of four Multi-Mission Surface Combatants ships, as part of the country’s Foreign Military Sales program.
As part of the process of strengthening its corporate responsibility, Fincantieri has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest business sustainability initiative.
Fincantieri has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA), worth about 300 million euro, for the construction and design of 2 new-generation luxury expedition cruise vessels for the French cruise company PONANT.
The Carnival Panorama is yet another milestone in a partnership with Carnival Cruise Line that began over 20 years ago.
Sky Princess, the fourth Royal Princess class ship built by Fincantieri for Princess Cruises, was delivered at the Monfalcone shipyard at the presence of the Deputy Minister of Economy and Finance Laura Castelli