New Cruise Vessel, AIDAblu

Monday, June 01, 2009

AIDAblu, the seventh ship of the AIDA fleet, will be commissioned on 9 February 2010 with a ceremonious christening in the Port of Hamburg. The newly built vessel is the fourth ship of the new AIDA generation. With a length of 827 ft and a beam of 105.5 ft, AIDAblu is in the same category as its sister ships, AIDAdiva, AIDAbella and AIDAluna. With a GRT of 71,100 tons, however, the space provided is half a deck more than on the preceding ships built.

Ship’s data
Passenger cabins    1,096, including 414 inside, 172 outside and 453 balcony cabins, 18 suites, 34 spa balcony cabins and 5 spa suites.
Number of crew    607
Restaurant areas    46,532 sq ft
Sun deck area    71,257 sq ft

AIDAblu, the seventh ship of the AIDA fleet, will be commissioned on 9 February 2010 with a ceremonious christening in the Port of Hamburg. The newly built vessel is the fourth ship of the new AIDA generation. With a length of 827 ft and a beam of 105.5 ft, AIDAblu is in the same category as its sister ships, AIDAdiva, AIDAbella and AIDAluna. With a GRT of 71,100 tons, however, the space provided is half a deck more than on the preceding ships built.

Ship’s data:
Passenger cabins    1,096, including 414 inside, 172 outside and 453 balcony cabins, 18 suites, 34 spa balcony cabins and 5 spa suites.
Number of crew    607
Restaurant areas    46,532 sq ft
Sun deck area    71,257 sq ft
 


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