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Carnival Vista Shipyard Visit

Our travel writer, Penelope Cruise, recently visited the Carnival Vista in the shipyard – here’s what she had to say about her experience…


It’s not every day you get to pop on a hard hat and head to a shipyard to see a new vessel being built. But last week I found myself in that very position. I was lucky enough to be among a handful of people invited to visit the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, to see the new Carnival Cruise Line ship in all its glory.

The shipyard itself is like a maze with bits of steel all over the place and hundreds of workers hammering and soldering away.

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