Celebrity Zenith Arrives At Newport News
Wednesday, October 27, 1999
Celebrity Cruise Lines' vessel Zenith arrived at Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) on October 18 for its bi-annual drydocking.
Owned and operated by Miami, Fla.-based Celebrity, Zenith is in drydock at NNS for hull painting, survey and repairs as necessary for the propulsion system, sea valves, thrusters, stabilizers and hull anodes.
Measuring 682 x 95 ft. (207 x 28.9 m), the 47,255-ton ship has been in service since 1992 - never docking anywhere but NNS since that time. Zenith's basic routes include Alaska, the Trans-canal, Bermuda, the Caribbean and Europe.