The Italian-built mega cruise ship was introduced in 2008 and is based on the PRINCESS CRUISES ships of the GRAND PRINCESS class and related developments, with several changes geared to the more conservative U.K. market.
This particular ship would look better with a more conventional funnel or with the present funnel fully painted in buff. A sister ship, to be named AZURA is on order from Fincantieri for delivery in 2010.
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