Australia Breaks Defense Export Records With Naval Newbuilds
By Jason Scott (Bloomberg) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said his nation is aiming to break into the Top 10 of global defense exporters and is creating a A$3.8 billion...
The US-owned cruise operator, Regent Seven Seas, is taken bids on a brand new ultra-luxury cruises ship. The vessel will have a projected capacity of 800 guest as well as an entire deck devoted to an on-board spa. At the moment Regent Seven Seas operate four small to mid-size luxury cruise ships.
travelweekly.co.uk brings us more on this new ship build.
President Mark Conroy said three shipyards are bidding for the business and a decision is expected by September with delivery slated for 2011 or 2012.
The vessel will be an all-balcony, all-suite vessel, like Regent’s flagships Seven Seas Mariner and Seven Seas Voyager, but hold about 800 passengers, which is 100 more than those two ships.
Standard cabins will be slightly larger than on Mariner and Voyager – 400 square feet instead of 350 – and it will have more restaurants and probably an entire deck devoted to the spa.
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