Friday, October 29, 2010

Full Circle in Turku

Allure of the Seas left the STX shipyard at Turku this morning bound for its home port in Ft. Lauderdale, where it is scheduled to arrive 13 days from now.

In a way, it kind of wraps up the story that began at that same shipyard 40 years ago.

In this Cruise News Daily article, which appeared in the October 29, 2010, edition, we look briefly at the contrasts between Royal Caribbean's first ship and its latest, the future of the yard, and what the line is saying about its future newbuilds.