Cunard Announces the Construction of its Newest Cruise Ship


(Valencia, CA) Currently, Cunard operates three luxury cruise ships.  The three luxury cruise ships are; the RMS Queen Mary 2, the MS Queen Victoria and the MS Queen Elizabeth.  All of the cruise ships are known and celebrated for being a bastion of impeccable white star service, gourmet dining and premier entertainment.  Additionally, all of the aforementioned cruise ships, conform to Cunard’s luxury accommodations standards.  The latter begin with the standard staterooms; Britannia, Britannia Club, Princess Grill Suite and Queens Grill Suite.  Overall, Cunard always attempts to convey to potential cruise ship passengers, a celebration that is based on the freedom of travel.  Recently, Cunard announced that, it believes in the freedom of travel.  Specifically, the aforementioned business revealed that, construction has begun on its newest cruise ship.  The latter, has not been officially named, and, it will become the 249th ship in Cunard’s history.  Cunard’s history is 179 years long.  The announcement was made after a steel cutting ceremony.
            The steel cutting ceremony for Cunard’s 249th cruise ship occurred on October 11th, 2019, and, it occurred in the Country of Italy.  Specifically, the ceremony was held at the Fincantieri Castellammare di Stabia Shipyard.  Gilberto Tobaldi is the Shipyard Director at Fincantieri.  Through a press statement, Mr. Tobaldi said the following.  “We are very proud to be embarking on this next chapter of Cunard’s history with the start of the build of their newest ship and we look forward to working with the Cunard and Carnival UK teams over the next months.”   
            However and returning to, the three luxury cruise ships, the aforementioned perform a specialized duty.  As previously said, Cunard’s luxury cruise ships are; the RMS Queen Mary 2, the MS Queen Victoria and the MS Queen Elizabeth.  The Queen Mary 2 is classified as a transatlantic ocean liner.  Additionally, it is not considered to be a cruise ship.  Furthermore, it is considered to be the largest ocean liner that, has ever been built.  Currently, the Queen Mary 2 is considered to be the flagship of the Cunard fleet of cruise ships.  Interestingly, the Queen Mary 2 was initially launched on March 21st, 2003.  It was Christened on January 8th, 2004.  The maiden voyage occurred on January 12th, 2004.  The Queen Victoria is the smallest cruise ship, in Cunard’s fleet of cruise ships.  Additionally, it is a Vista Class cruise ship.  Interestingly, the Queen Victoria was initially launched on January 15th, 2007.  It was Christened on December 10th, 2007.  The maiden voyage occurred on December 11th, 2007.  The Queen Elizabeth is the second largest cruise ship, in Cunard’s fleet of cruise ships.  The passenger capacity is estimated at 2,092 passengers, and, it is a Vista Class cruise ship.  Coincidentally, the cruise ship Queen Elizabeth 2 was retired in the year, 2008.  At this time, the three cruise ship fleet became final.  Interestingly, the Queen Elizabeth was initially launched on January 5th, 2010.  It was Christened on October 11th, 2010.  The maiden voyage occurred on October 12th, 2010. 
            Returning to, the steel cutting ceremony, the aforementioned actually was cutting a piece of steel.  This cut piece of steel, will become part of a sculpture.  Sam Shendi is a well known sculptor, and, he was chosen to create the sculpture.  Additionally, the sculpture will be placed on display aboard the new cruise ship.  Cunard’s newest cruise ship has not been officially named, and, it will become the second largest in the fleet.  Additionally, it is expected to be completed in the year, 2022.  Sam Shendi did release a press statement.  Additionally; he is known for using contemporary industrial metal, steel, stainless steel, aluminum and fiberglass in his sculptures.  Through a press statement, Mr. Shendi said the following.  “I’m really looking forward to working with the Cunard team and to be given the challenge of creating a sculpture from the first piece of steel cut for their new ship is such a unique opportunity.  It would be exciting for any artist to be part of such a long history and know that their artwork will travel the world on the ship connecting guests from all corners of the globe.”   
            To end, Cunard is part of the Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE:  CCL and CUK) (LSE:  CCL).  Additionally, it did release a press statement.  Josh Leibowitz is the Senior Vice President at Cunard North America.  Through a press statement, Mr. Leibowitz said the following.  “After years of planning and design, we are thrilled to see the building process begin for our newest ship.  The new ship will be the fourth in our fleet, taking inspiration from our past, integrating the Cunard spirit with exciting new concepts and ideas that will provide a uniquely luxurious travel experience for our guests.”  As previously stated, Cunard recently announced that, it believes in the freedom of travel.  Specifically, the aforementioned business revealed that, construction has begun on its newest cruise ship.  The latter, has not been officially named, and, it will become the 249th ship in Cunard’s history.  Cunard’s history is 179 years long.  Lastly, the announcement was made after a steel cutting ceremony. 

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10/23/2019

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