seatec - Finnish marine technology review 2/2013 - Page 32

Production of both TUI cruisers now underway at Turku shipyard Known for its expertise and proficiency in shipbuilding, STX Finland’s Turku shipyard has recently suffered from the financing troubles of its Korean owners. Changes in ownership may be expected later on, but the shipyard and its skilled workforce keep going at full speed. Production of the second cruise ship ordered by the German company TUI Cruises was started in late May. Both TUI cruise will be close to 300 Both TUI cruisers under production will be close to 300 metres in length 30 seatec 2/2013