Newry's MJM Marine lands multi-million-pound contract with Marella Cruises

MJM Marine has secured a contract to refurbish the Marella Discovery cruise ship.

NEWRY-based cruise ship outfitter MJM Marine has been awarded a multi-million-pound ship refurbishment contract with TUI Group subsidiary Marella Cruises.

The work will involve outfitting the cabins and suites of the Marella Discovery in a drydock in Cádiz, Spain this November.

It represents the latest partnership project with US firm Yvy, which specialises in antimicrobial LED light technology.

MJM Marine chief executive Gary Annett said: “We are continually adapting and enhancing our offerings to match the new ways of operating in the cruise industry, post pandemic.

“Through our partnership with Vyv, we can present solutions to Marella that facilitates safeguarding measures alongside the delivery of our bespoke turnkey outfitting expertise, all without compromising on the quality and craftsmanship synonymous with our company values.”

He said the Newry firm is continuing to expand its portfolio of large industry clients and projects.

"We are delighted to present more opportunities back to the community, adding to the multi-skilled and accomplished MJM workforce that consistently deliver the highest calibre of outfitting on-board every project.”

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