Solstice Returns to Dry Dock in Hamburg

Monday, October 20, 2008

Although adjustments are needed, the sea trials were an overall success, and the ship remains on schedule for its October 24 delivery date.

Minor problems were reported with Solstice's bow thrusters (responsible for powering the vessel) and its stabilizer fins (balance during rough seas). The ship, which was built at Meyer Werft in , , will stop at 's Blohm + Voss shipyard on October 20 for additional work, and it's likely to stay there for three days. If all goes according to plan, the ship will then sail to the of in the , where it will be officially delivered to Celebrity on October 24.  (Source: Cruise Critic)

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