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Steel was cut for the sister of Carnival Vista and Carnival Horizon

Fincantieri's Marghera cuts steel for Carnival's third Vista-class ship

Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard held a ceremony today to mark steel-cutting for Carnival Cruise Line's third Vista-class ship.

The 133,500gt vessel is scheduled to be delivered in autumn 2019. It is the sister of 2016's Carnival Vista and 2018's Carnival Horizon.

The ship will stretch 323 meters/1,060 feet and has 1,987 passenger cabins and 761 crew cabins, providing capacity for than 6,500 people including crew. Double-occupancy passenger capacity is 3,934.

RINA is the classification society.


Fincantieri has built 78 cruise ships since 1990, 55 of those since 2002. Another 31 are currently being designed or built in the company's yards.

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