F3 ship back on the starting grid

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After months of expensive wrangling, Norwegian Cruise Lines has come to an agreement with shipbuilders STX Europe over a £1.5 billion order for new ships.
NCL originally ordered two revolutionary ships to be built to their F3 (for Freedom) design. At 150,000 tons each, and with capacity for 4,200 passengers, they were to be the biggest and most innovative vessels in their fleet.
The first keel was laid at STX’s yard at St Nazaire in April, and during the summer NCL gradually released design details, including their “wavy-wall

By | 2008-12-19T11:34:04+00:00 19 December 2008|Cruise news, New ships|0 Comments

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