On 5. September 2011. MPS Antonio Bellucci arrived at Vahali’s shipyard in Gendt,Holland. The Vahali Shipyard, Gendt, will do further building until the ship is totally completed. This shipbuilding project is the first order of the dutch-swiss company Mediship AG.
The production started in February 2011. The steel hull (750t) was finished on the 1st of August 2011 and the vessel was ready for launching on 4th of August 2011. The vessel then made its way to the Netherlands where the final works will take place until March 2012. This vessel designed for river sails, 110m long and 11,4m wide, will be able toaccommodate 140 passengers in 70 cabins during luxury cruises from Amsterdam to the Black Sea.
Source: vahalishipyards, September 12, 2011; Image:navodi