Queen Elizabeth’s Float Out

With just 267 days until she enters service Cunard Line's latest ship, Queen Elizabeth, has been floated out from drydock for outfitting. The following is video fo the occassion which was originally posted on Cunard's blog posts Queen Elizabeth's Float Out Ceremony Photos & Videos Part 1 & Part 2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KDGFIs4528 … [Read more...]

qe3? cunard lines orders a new ship

The BBC tells us: Cunard Lines is to build a 92,000 tonne liner which will be called the Queen Elizabeth. The ship, which will be based at Southampton, will carry 2,092 passengers and more than 1,000 crew. Shipping firm Cunard also operates the QE2 liner, which will leave service next year, making this newer vessel the largest of a three-ship fleet. The decision to … [Read more...]