Friday, October 16, 2020
Cruise Ships

AIDA Cruises to Return to Sailing This Weekend in Italy

Germany-based AIDA Cruises, part of the Carnival Corporation, will resume cruises in Italy this weekend, marking the second Carnival Corporation brand to resume sailing since the sailing suspension prompted by...

October 16, 2020
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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Cruise Ships

AIDAnova Makes Maiden Call in Canary Islands as World’s First LNG-Powered Cruise Ship

Carnival Corporation has marked the start of its operation of the Santa Cruz de Tenerife Cruise Terminal in the Canary Islands with the maiden call of AIDAnova, the world’s first...

December 19, 2018
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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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Maritime News

World’s First Fully LNG-Powered Cruise Ship Delivered in Germany

Carnival Corporation has taken delivery of the world’s first cruise ship to be fully powered by cleaner-burning liquified natural gas both at sea and in port. The ship, AIDAnova, joins...

December 12, 2018
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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Maritime News

Meyer Werft Floats AIDAnova, the World’s First LNG-Powered Cruise Ship

German shipbuilder Meyer Werft has floated out the world’s first LNG-powered cruise ship from its covered construction dock in Papenburg. The float-out of AIDAnova took place Tuesday evening from the...

August 22, 2018
Total Views: 41

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
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Carnival Returns to Meyer Werft for Third LNG-Powered Cruise Ship for AIDA

The world’s leading cruise company has ordered yet another LNG-powered cruise ship amid the accelerating demand for new capacity in the global cruise market. Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;...

February 27, 2018
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Sunday, October 9, 2016
Maritime News

Mitsubishi Heavy to Shrink Shipbuilding Operations -Report

TOKYO, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is planning to stop taking new orders for large passenger ships, downsizing its shipbuilding operations due to a slump in orders,...

October 9, 2016
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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Watch: Cruise Ship AIDAPrima Construction Time-Lapse

Nicely done time-lapse showing the construction, float out, and christening of the new 124,100-ton AidaPrima cruise ship. The AidaPrima was delivered in March by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and is known...

June 15, 2016
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Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Maritime News

AIDAprima, World’s First Dual-Fuel Cruise Ship, Christened in Germany

Aida Cruises’ new flagship AIDAprima was christened in Germany over the weekend in a grand ceremony taking place during the Port of Hamburg’s 827th anniversary celebration. AIDAprima was launched as...

May 10, 2016
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Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Maritime News

MHI Finally Delivers Delayed Aida Cruise Ship, AIDAPrima

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) announced that it has delivered the fuel-efficient AIDAprima cruise ship to AIDA Cruises at a ceremony held at Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works in Japan. AIDAprima...

March 15, 2016
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Thursday, September 3, 2015

AIDA Cruises New Flagship Delayed Again at MHI

Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries says that the delivery of a next-generation cruise ship for AIDA Cruises scheduled for September will be delayed by three months. The ship, named AIDAPrima, is...

September 3, 2015
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Thursday, November 13, 2014
Engineering News

AIDA Cruises – Embracing the Use of LNG as a Ship Fuel

In mid-October, the world’s first LNG hybrid barge “Hummel” was christened in Hamburg, Germany with the mission to provide an environmentally-friendly power source for AIDA Cruises new flagship, AIDAprima and other ships...

November 13, 2014
Total Views: 75

Monday, August 25, 2014
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Mitsubishi Heavy Cruise Ship Exit May Return Aida to Germany

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy is planning to exit the cruise ship-making business, German business daily Handelsblatt reported, citing several ship owners.

August 25, 2014
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