Celebrity celebrates Celebrity Edge
The 2,900-passenger was delivered at Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire
The 2,900-passengers Celebrity Edge was delivered at Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France.
On 6th November she will begin her transatlantic voyage to her home port at T25 at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; her inaugural season will be spent sailing alternating 7-night eastern and western Caribbean cruise itineraries.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.'s Chairman and CEO Richard D. Fain and Celebrity's President and CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo hosted the ceremony aboard Celebrity Edge, where Celebrity Executive Team were also in attendance along with shipyard officials, including General Manager Laurent Castaing, and 1,377 crew members from 72 different countries.
Following the Celebrity Edge check-signing and delivery ceremony, attendees made their way across the French shipyard for the ceremonial keel laying of Celebrity Apex, where a 762-ton block was lifted in the air and a lucky coin was placed on the dock before the block was lowered into position.