Carnival Begins Construction on First Fully LNG-Powered Cruise Ship

German shipbuilder Meyer Werft has laid the keel for the first of Carnival Corporation's seven new next-generation cruise ships that will be fully-powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). The steel block for the cruise ship AIDAnova (S.696) was laid during a ceremony on Tuesday at Meyer Werft's covered building dock in Papenburg, Germany. AIDAnova is the first of two … [Read more...]