Today, December 12, in Bremerhaven, MEYER WERFT handed over the first LNG (liquid natural gas) cruise ship in the world to AIDA Cruises. The biggest cruise ship ever constructed in Germany will be setting new environmental compatibility standards with her innovative LNG technology.
Before the vessel was handed over, AIDAnova proved her seaworthiness during 3 sea trials on the North Sea. Ship's nautical and technical systems were successfully put to the test.
AIDAnova is the first of 3 new ships for AIDA Cruises. The other two, with a rating of more than 183,000 GRT and capacity for over 2,500 staterooms each will be reinforcing the fleet at the end of 2021 and 2023.