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AIDAnova: World’s 5th Largest Cruise Ship. Costs ₦398b, Holds 6600 Passengers [+ Photos]

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AIDAnova: World’s 5th Largest Cruise Ship. Costs ₦398b, Holds 6600 Passengers [+ Photos]

The Carnival has launched its largest Cruise ship ever. The giant ship ,named the AIDAnova ,will set sail for the first time in December.

The 1,106 feet long ship is the fifth largest Cruise ship in the world. It cost a staggering ₦398billion ($1.1 billion) to build and can accommodate 6,600 passengers and 1,500 crew members.

Inside ,there are 20 decks with a state-of-the-art gym and spa, 17 restaurants, 23 bars, a casino, rock climbing walls, a water park and mini golfing green.

It also boast of a two-storey penthouse suite with floor-to-ceiling windows, a three-deck high theatre space and robot staff members.

Other distinct attractions includes a full-size basketball court, zip wire, ice rink and surf simulator.

The 184,000-ton ship is also the world’s first cruise ship that can be powered by low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) both at sea and in port with a top speed of 26 mph

The Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas (1st 2 pics below) is the world’s biggest cruise ship.It weighs 228,081 tonnes and can accommodate 8,000 people.

The AIDAnova cruise ship will make its first passenger cruises in mid-December, sailing the Canary Islands and Madeira off the coast of Africa on seven-day itineraries.

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