Merewede Shipyard has christened the Rousse Prestige, a new inland vessel for Dunav Tours of Rousse in Bugaria. The christening took place on March 18 at the Whilhelminakade in Rotterdam and was performed by Daneta Zheleva
, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Danav
. The contract for the vessel was in March 2003 in Sofia Bulgaria.
With the Rousse Prestige, Merwede Shipyard has delivered another luxury river cruise. The Rousse Prestige, like the Rouse, is named after the Danube city where Dunav Tours is headquartered, has been long term chartered to German DCX-Touristik, yet operates with a Bulgarian Dunav Tours crew
. The vessel will ply the inland waterways between Amsterdam and the Black Sea.