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Building the best

We are marine interior experts

We have more than thirty years of experience and success helping cruise ship and passenger ferry companies build the interiors they desire. MAKINEN delivers solutions that ensure customers have a seamless and smooth experience.

Our new build and refurbishment project execution helps you save time and money, while still exceeding quality expectations. We strive to minimize our impact on the environment: at MAKINEN, sustainability is at the forefront of everything we do. We are marine interior experts. We are MAKINEN.

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We build best-in-class, cutting-edge solutions

MAKINEN is your full-service partner that will ensure your new build, refurbishment or furniture project is on-time, at-cost, and beyond expectations.

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Marine interior experts

We build the best with an innovative approach to marine interiors that is deadline and quality guaranteed.

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The MAKINEN way to refurbish cabins

The MAKINEN project execution method helps ship interior refurbishments run as smoothly, efficiently, and transparently as possible. MAKINEN projects are finished on-time and on-budget, with quality guaranteed.

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Success stories

Many of the world´s leading cruise lines and shipyards are MAKINEN customers. And we´re proud to share their stories. Find out what made some of our biggest projects successful.

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The latest news from MAKINEN

Project News: Icon of the Seas

Explore the latest news on MAKINEN’s contribution to the Icon of the Seas project.

Holiday Wishes from MAKINEN

The entire MAKINEN team wishes to express our sincere gratitude to our valued customers, employees, partners, and friends who have played a vital role in making 2023 another significant chapter in cruise interiors.

MAKINEN Sustainability Report 2022–2023 released and available for download

This is the fourth consecutive Sustainability Report for MAKINEN highlighting the company’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives, achieved milestones, and ongoing development work.

MAKINEN Exhibiting at Cruise Ship Interiors Design Expo in London, Nov 29–30

Visit MAKINEN Booth 217 at Cruise Ship Interiors Design Expo in November 29–30

CFC Renaissance Refurbishment by MAKINEN

New video: CFC Renaissance Refurbishment Highlights

New video on some of the highlights of MAKINEN’s ship refurbishment project at CFC Renaissance in 2023.

MAKINEN featured in the latest EME Outlook Magazine

Read the article “MAKINEN: 30 Years of Comfort Cruising” featuring an interview with MAKINEN CEO Jaakko Mäkikalli and learn more about the company’s history and what it takes to become a benchmark of the cruise industry by the year 2030.

CFC Renaissance Refurbishment by MAKINEN

New video on Ocean Albatros interiors released

new video inside Ocean Albatros is now released! Watch the video and enjoy the stunning interiors constructed by MAKINEN Newbuilding.

Read the latest article on MAKINEN in Inside Marine

The latest edition of Inside Marine has been published with an article “Building the Benchmark for Cruise Industry” that features an interview with MAKINEN CEO Jaakko Makikalli.