Carnival Cruise Line’s new Mardi Gras is shown here departing on its sea trials on 28th September, Monday morning from the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland.
The vessel will spend 10 days at sea before returning to the dock for final preparations for its departure for the U.S.
It announced its departure solemnly with fog horns, and the first tests were already carried out at Airisto.
The first ship in North America to be powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), Mardi Gras is scheduled to enter service from Port Canaveral, Fla., Feb. 6, 2021, operating week-long itineraries.
The float-out of the coming flag-ship of Carnival Cruise line ‘Mardi Gras’ was celebrated at Meyer Turku shipyard. The 180 000 GT cruise ship will be the largest one in the Carnival fleet after delivery later in 2020.
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