powered by low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) both at sea and in port,
AIDAnova, was christened on August 31 at Meyer Werft shipyard in
Meyer Werft’s building dock on August 21. Featuring a length of 337 meters and
a width of 42 meters, AIDAnova will be able to accommodate 6,600 passengers.
the AIDA Open Air in Papenburg at the Meyer Werft shipyard, so that we could
share our enthusiasm about our new ship with so many people. At the same time,
this event was a thank-you to our partners, to the Meyer Werft shipyard, and to
the many thousands of people who have helped make AIDAnova what is already the
eighth AIDA cruise ship to be built on the Ems,” said AIDA President Felix Eichhorn.
godmother who named the ship but rather an entire family: Sonja (31),
Asad (33) Mirza, and their children Sophia (2) and Adrian (3) from Hanau.
going on its first short trip, setting sail for Eemshaven in the Netherlands
for final fit-out and sea trials. AIDA will take over the new ship from the
Meyer Werft shipyard on November 15, 2018, in Bremerhaven.
will be built by 2023 by the Meyer Werft shipyard.