Windstar Cuts Steel for Second Star-class Ship with Fincantieri, Marking the Beginning of Star Legend’s Journey to Transformation Under Small Ship Cruise Leader’s $250 Million Star Plus Initiative

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  Palermo, Italy, September 5, 2019 – Today at Fincantieri’s shipyard, in Palermo, Italy, Christopher Prelog, Vice President of Fleet Operations for Seattle-based Windstar Cruises, pushed the button which activated the torch to make the first cut in the new steel that will become the newlyconstructed mid-section of MS Star Legend. This is the second of three new mid-ship sections being designed and constructed as part of Windstar’s $250 Million Star Plus Initiative, to expand and transform …

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MSC Confirms Luxury Ships Order with Fincantieri

  The four new vessels will be delivered by Fincantieri between 2023 and 2026 Geneva, Switzerland, and Trieste, Italy (March 14, 2019) – MSC and Fincantieri announced today the signing of the final contracts for the construction of four luxury cruise ships. Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC’s Cruises Division, said: “With this now firm order, MSC is entering a new segment that bears significant potential globally. While we already serve the premium market with the MSC …

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