Giant cruise ship CELEBRITY EQUINOX joins fleet
July 22, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson
The 122,000gt cruise ship CELEBRITY EQUINOX, the second of five ships of the Solstice class ordered from German shipyard Meyer Werft, was handed over to Celebrity Cruises last week ( 16 July 2009) in the Dutch port of Eemshaven.
Although handed over to her owners the new ship will be named only at the end of this month – 29 July, following which the ship will enter service. The first cruise takes place among the Norwegian fjords from 31 July and will be followed by Celebrity Equinox’s maiden cruise to the Mediterranean where she will enter regular service.
The 317m long ship can carry up to 2,852 passengers along with 1,271 crew members.
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