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Paul Motter October 8th, 2012 05:38 PM

The New P & O Ship Looks Familiar
 
The New P & O Ship Looks Familiar
by Paul Motter

The New P & O Ship set to debut in 2015 will be a close facsimile to the new Royal Princess coming out in 2013


10.08.12

http://www.cruisemates.com/images/CM/home/P&O-2015.jpg
A rendering of the new P & O ship set to debut in 2015

News is out today that the Fincantieri shipyard at Montfalcone is just beginning to cut the steel for wjhat will eventually become the largest ship ever built for the U.K.-based cruise line P & O Cruises. Now it is important to take note that P & O was at one time the parent company for Princess Cruise Line. This was before Carnival Corp acquired P & O in one of the largest acquisitions of a cruise line in history.

What is not being said about the new ship for P & O is that it is most likely an identical floor plan to the new ships currently under construction for sister company Princess Cruise Line; including the new Royal Princess and her sister ship the Regal Princess set to debut in June of 2013 and June of 2014.




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