Celebrity Edge made her debut Monday afternoon at the STX France yard in Saint-Nazaire when the yard floated the ship out of the dry dock to the finishing dock. The event was preceded by one of equal importance, when the dry dock was flooded and the ship made its first contact with water.
Details appeared in the January 23 edition of Cruise News Daily.
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Last Thursday, the island of Jamaica declared a state of emergency in St. James Parish, the parish where Montego Bay is located. Despite armed government troops in the parish, the Jamaican government insists that tourists are not affected. The government said the move was necessary to combat the high crime in portions of the parish outside of Montego Bay.
The complete story appeared in the January 23 edition of Cruise News Daily.