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Cruise Hive Weekly News: November 28, 2020

More cruise news from the week and as usual, it's been pretty busy across most major cruise lines.

The Original Mardi Gras: The First Carnival Cruise Ship

Carnival Cruise Line expects to launch its newest member of the Carnival Family: Mardi Gras. Let's look back at the original!

Celebrity Cruises Has No Plans to Offload Ships to Pullmantur

Celebrity Cruises has now denied this and there is no plan on selling or leasing any Celebrity cruise ship to the Spanish-based sister line Pullmantur.

Shipyard Releases New Construction Photos of Royal Caribbean Ship

New construction photos have been released from the popular Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany of the next new Royal Caribbean cruise ship.

Virgin Voyages has released a new short video which tells us a little more about the mermaid which will be featured on the cruise ship hull.

The first cruise ship for Virgin Voyages has only recently started the main construction phase and we’re already getting excited about it! The cruise line posted a new video online which gives a little more of an insight into the mermaid artwork on the upcoming ships hull. We did a post about it here but watching a video about just makes it all round better.

The Virgin Voyages Mermaid

The Spirit Of The Ship

Romantic sea journeys and mysterious mermaids consume his thoughts. The results are the enchanting figures Toby Tinsley creates for Virgin. Watch him talk about our #VirginVoyages leading lady. #HelloGorgeous

Posted by Virgin Voyages on Monday, December 11, 2017

The mermaid hull artwork will make her way on the first Virgin Voyages adult only cruise ship in 2020. The vessel will be based out of PortMiami, Florida and will be 110,000 gross tons and be carrying 2,800 passengers. The cruise line which is based in Miami will reveal further details about the future ship over the coming months.

Virgin Voyages Cruise Ship Rendering
Rendering By: Virgin Voyages

At the moment the ship is under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa, Italy. Richard Branson and co celebrated the ships keel laying at the shipyard which is a major milestone. We’ve also recently posted about the design of the first Virgin Voyages ship funnel.

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