A 5,200-guest cruiseliner was floated at Meyer shipyard in Germany’s Papenburg. It had been positioned at the shipyard’s dock for final hotel outfitting ahead of a delivery in the autumn of 2018.
The AIDAnova LNG-powered cruise ship, which features a ‘green cruising’ design, has been built in compliance with the rules of classification society RINA.
It has a length of 337 meters, a width of 42 meters and a maximum draught of 8.8 meters. The ship has 2,600 staterooms, which include 31 suites, 312 interior cabins, 198 ocean-view cabins and 1,655 balcony cabins.
AIDAnova is expected to operate a seven-day vacation cruise to Madeira and the Canary Islands from December 2018, covering locations such as Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.
Passengers will have access to the latest equipment available at the ship’s modern fitness center, which will feature both indoor and outdoor areas. A luxury day spa area spanning two decks will provide guests with sea views.
It will feature five different saunas, two private wellness suites and a tepidarium. In addition, a spacious sun deck will offer three outdoor jacuzzi’s and more than 80 spa treatments.
The ship also has three giant water slides, a water park, a climbing garden and a mini golf course, as well as a wide range of public areas and deck spaces for relaxing.
A total of 17 restaurants will offer multiple dining options with a wide range of culinary delights in specialty restaurants and snack bars, while buffet restaurants will serve drinks to the guests.
RT. com / ABC Flash Point News 2019.