A steel-cutting ceremony was held on December 10th at Croatian shipyard Brodosplit, marking the beginning of construction of a river cruise ship for a Russian customer.
With the capacity for 160 passengers and 69 crew, the cruise ship, owned by Premier Cruises, Ltd., will feature luxurious two-room suites, the largest in the industry staterooms with balconies, an elevator, single seating restaurant with large windows and outside dining area, spacious lounge, conference hall, and other exciting innovations.
Featuring 105 meters in length and 16 meters in breadth, the ship will integrate four decks and 82 luxury equipped cabins intended for passengers, while the crew will have 39 cabins at their disposal.
Cruising speed of 14 knots will be ensured by three high speed diesel propulsion engines, with an output of a total of 2200 kW.
The vessel will be built in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of the Russian River Register.
Press Release, December 16, 2013