Offering greater flexibility and capacity, whilst boasting a rapid turnaround – without compromise.

Our fully engaged and high performing teams have a passion for quality – always ensuring a five star finish.

With our Belfast shipyard designed to expertly handle the world’s largest cruise ships within its drydock, the city is also home to the leading interior outfitting contractors for major cruise ship conversions. With direct access to the Irish Sea as well as two international airports, Harland & Wolff (Belfast) offers immediate access for a multitude of cruise and ferry clients.

Alongside Harland & Wolff (Belfast), the agile outfitting quays at Harland & Wolff (Appledore) can support with the build and repair of smaller components. Set at the mouth of the River Torridge and with direct access to the Bristol Channel, the team can provide a swift turnaround before returning to voyage.

Success Stories

HSS Voyager and HSS Explorer

  • Conversion

Harland and Wolff operated within a Framework Agreement with Stena Line for the biennial dry dockings of these complex, high speed craft.

MV Ulysses, MV Isle of Inishmore, MV Jonathan Swift & MV Normandy

  • Conversion

Regular customer Irish Ferries Ltd docked their vessels annually in Belfast in recent years.

Our bold new way of working honours ever-important safety, environmental and quality standards at their highest levels, whilst allowing us to explore new methods and processes.

Find out more

Graham Couser

Head of Business Development – Cruise & Ferry Division

To find out more about our service offering for cruise ships and ferries

Get in touch with our Head of Business Development for Cruise, Graham Couser