RINA to class largest cruise ship to be built in China

Classification society RINA has entered into an agreement with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) for the classification of the largest ever cruise ship to be built in China.

With an LOA of about 341 metres and a gross tonnage of approximately 140,000, the cruise ship will have capacity for more than 6,500 passengers and crew. It will be built according to the highest standards ever applied in China for environmental protection with RINA additional class notations “Green Plus” and “HVSC” (High Voltage Shore Connection).

The vessel’s design and equipment will follow the RINA notation “Biosafe Ship” with the aim of controlling and preventing possible on-board infection outbreak.

Delivery is scheduled for December 2025.

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