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The world’s first LNG fuelled cruise liner has been named in Germany

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Cruise company AIDA Cruises has named its latest ship AIDAnova. The naming ceremony took place at the completely sold-out AIDA Open Air at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, attended by 25 000 spectators. The evening was highlighted by a performance from DJ/producer David Guetta.

AIDAnova is the world’s first cruise ship that can be powered by LNG both at sea and in port. Two further AIDA ships of this new generation will be built by 2023 – also at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg.

“AIDAnova’s naming ceremony was a special event in a special place: We are delighted that we were able to stage the AIDA Open Air in Papenburg at the Meyer Werft shipyard, so that we could share our enthusiasm about our new ship with so many people. At the same time, this event was a thank-you to our partners, to the Meyer Werft shipyard, and to the many thousands of people who have helped make AIDAnova what is already the eighth AIDA cruise ship to be built on the Ems,” said AIDA President Felix Eichhorn.

At the end of September AIDAnova will be going on her first short trip, setting sail for Eemshaven in the Netherlands for final fit-out and sea trials. AIDA will take over the new ship from the Meyer Werft shipyard on 15 November 2018, in Bremerhaven. On that day, the first guests will also be arriving.

Read the article online at: https://www.lngindustry.com/liquid-natural-gas/03092018/the-worlds-first-lng-fuelled-cruise-liner-has-been-named-in-germany/

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