Majestic Princess, the third Royal Princess-class unit built by Fincantieri for the shipowner Princess Cruises, a brand of the Carnival Group was delivered at the Monfalcone shipyard in the presence of the Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni.
Majestic Princess, which flies the Bermuda flag, features a new livery with Princess Cruises’ historic logo painted on both sides on the bow of the ship and Chinese ideograms shèng shì gng zh haò, meaning "grand spirit". It is the first ship specifically designed and built by Fincantieri for the Chinese market. A number of new venues have been created on board, such as karaoke rooms and restaurants dedicated to different kinds of food with a wide array of culinary choices, expressly tailored for the Chinese passenger’s tastes and habits.
Sister to Royal Princess and Regal Princess, delivered by the same shipyard in 2013 and 2014, the new 145,000GT unit, which is also the largest ship ever built in Italy, is be able to accommodate 4,250 passengers on board in 1,780 cabins and 1,350 members of the crew.
Alex Baird is the Managing Director of Baird Maritime