"The transformation is currently underway at Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo. This type of lengthening has never before been employed for the extension of a luxury cruise ship, according to the cruise line."
Not so. About two years ago, the Blohm & Voss shipyard accomplished the same feat on the steamer Braemar.....
Below is a time lapse video of how it was done. It is really excellent if you can stand the trance-inducing music accompanying the film; if not, turn off your sound!
Click here for the video:
As a matter of interest, her sistership was extended in 2008!
Gotta cut it short today, busy moving.
Until next time,