Scanclimber hoists played an important role in building the giant luxury cruiseliner, Mein Schiff 5, at Meyer shipyard in Turku. Meyer Turku is one of the leading shipyards in Europe, and part of German-based Meyer Werft. Meyer Turku specializes in building cruise ships and other passenger vessels. It has a long history in shipbuilding, dating back to 1737, when the yard in Turku started. Mayer Werf has built more than 1300 vessels over the years.