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MV WERFTEN reinforces the management team

MV WERFTEN reinforces the management team

Janne Lukkonen was appointed new Director of Project Management on 1 August.

Wismar, 02. August 2017 | Janne Luukkonen (47) took over the position of Director of Project Management at MV WERFTEN on 1 August 2017. He is a member of the senior management, responsible for all shipbuilding projects, and reports to CEO Jarmo Laakso.

Janne Luukkonen studied at the Helsinki University of Technology and is a naval architect. He has long-time experience in building large cruise ships, and has worked as a project manager for companies such as Royal Caribbean Cruises. He was recently a member of the Meyer Werft management team in Turku (Finland).

As director, Janne Luukkonen is responsible for the project management of MV WERFTEN’s newbuilding programme. “Even tomorrow we will deliver the first vessel under the flag of MV WERFTEN: ‘Crystal Bach‘, the world’s most luxurious river ship. ‘Crystal Mahler‘ is to follow next month. Delivery of numbers three and four of the Rhine Class is scheduled for spring 2018. Production of the Global Class mega cruise ships and the Endeavor Class exploration yachts starts early 2018. I am looking forward to these unique projects and the cooperation with my new colleagues,” he said.

Jarmo Laakso, CEO of MV WERFTEN added: “We now have an absolute expert and industry insider on board. I look forward to working with Janne Luukkonen.”