Spotted: Rendezvous at Sea

Image Courtesy: AIDA Cruises

In today’s spotted we bring you an image of AIDAcara and AIDAprima, two cruise ships owned by German cruise line AIDA Cruises which met off the German Bight on February 10, 2017, heading for Hamburg.

The vessels arrived at the port in the morning hours of February 11. AIDAcara, the first ship of the AIDA fleet, docked at Altona, while AIDAprima, the company’s latest newbilding, took berth at the Cruise Center Steinwerder.

On February 11, AIDAcara launched the first AIDA Selection cruise from Hamburg.

Built at Finland’s Meyer Turku Shipyard in 1996, AIDAcara features a length of 193 meters and a width of 32 meters.

The second ship, AIDAprima, was constructed at Japanese Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) shipyard in 2016. Being the first newbuild of a new ship generation of AIDA Cruises, AIDAprima has a length of 300 meters and a width of over 37 meters.

AIDA Cruises’ fleet is currently comprised of eleven vessels. In summer 2017, the company will welcome its twelfth cruise ship, AIDAperla. Additionally, two more ships will be commissioned in 2019 and 2021, according to the company.

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