AIDAprima Begins Sea Trials

AIDAprima successfully began her sea trials last Saturday, as she moved under her own power for the first time. The 124,500GT ship was assisted by...

AIDA And Hapag-Lloyd Cancel All Calls To Faroe Islands

German cruise lines, AIDA Cruises and Hapag-Lloyd Cruises have cancelled all calls to the Faroe Islands in response to the continued slaughter of pilot whales on...

AIDAprima Puts On Her Makeup

This is how a cruise ship puts on makeup...with the help of two painters on a very small crane. AIDA Cruises' brand new flagship,...

Robotic Assistants Coming Soon To AIDA & Costa Ships

In an interesting development, both AIDA Cruises and Costa Cruises have announced that they will be trialing humanoid robots on their ships. In a multi-million-dollar...

AIDA Cruises To Offer Social Media WIFI Packages

German cruise line AIDA, is to introduce a WIFI package which will offer guests access to social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter and...

AIDA Announces Name Of New Cruise Ship

AIDA Cruises has announced the name of its upcoming 180,000 GT Helios-class cruise ship. AIDAnova will be built at the Meyer Weft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany,...

Fire Breaks Out On Delayed Newbuild

An electrical fire has broke out aboard AIDAprima with fears the delivery of the ship could face a further setback. The electrical fire broke out in...

AIDA Cruises Takes Delivery Of AIDAprima

AIDA Cruises has successfully taken delivery of its largest cruise ship to date, AIDAprima, during a formal ceremony at the shipyard earlier today. The ship departed...

AIDAprima Delivery Further Delayed

AIDA Cruises brand new 124,500GT AIDAprima, currently under construction in Japan, has been further delayed, despite already being delayed by 6 months. The 3,300 passenger...

AIDAprima Lights Up Hamburg In Spectacular Naming Ceremony

AIDA Cruises' brand new cruise ship, AIDAprima, has officially been named during the "827th HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY" ceremony in Hamburg. AIDAprima's 13-year-old godmother and actress, Emma Schweiger, looked overwhelmed by...

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