Carnival Celebration, Carnival Cruise Line’s new ship that’s scheduled to debut later this yr, moved one step nearer to completion when the cruise ship efficiently accomplished sea trials.
Carnival Celebration set sail on her first spherical of sea trials earlier this month from Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland, the identical shipyard the place Celebration’s sister ship, Mardi Gras, was constructed. Carnival Celebration had a full contingent of officers, technicians and engineers on board to completely check the ship’s technical, mechanical and navigational techniques.
“Throughout her sea trials, Carnival Celebration underwent a number of assessments, which are supposed to decide the ship’s functionality and her efficiency. We’ve achieved many maneuvering assessments, akin to endurance assessments, steering assessments, velocity assessments and thrusters assessments. The ship carried out splendidly, and shortly, we are going to get her out and begin cruising,” stated Capt. Vincenzo Alcaras.
Carnival Celebration’s arrival to Miami will proceed the cruise line’s fiftieth birthday celebration. The cruise ship will function a number of distinctive zones, together with 820 Biscayne – a tribute to Miami, the place Carnival Cruise Line was born, showcasing types and flavors of the 305.
Carnival Celebration will even embrace lots of the options that made Mardi Gras some of the anticipated cruise ships, together with BOLT: Final Sea Coaster, the primary curler coaster at sea, an atrium spanning three decks and guest-favorites like Man’s Pig & Anchor Smokehouse, and Shaquille O’Neal’s Large Hen restaurant.
Following an inaugural 6-day voyage to the Japanese Caribbean, Carnival Celebration will launch year-round, seven-day cruises to the Japanese and Western Caribbean from PortMiami starting November 21. The seven night time cruises will go to locations like San Juan, Puerto Rico, Cozumel, Mexico and Grand Turk.