The day that a cruise ship starts its engines for the first time in the yard is a big deal because they generate the electricity for the ship so from that time on, they are seldom ever all completely shut down.
Today was that day for the 141,000-ton Britannia, the largest ship ever built for the British market. Photos
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|Carnival chairman Micky Arison and P&O's David Dingle tour Britannia at the Fincantieri|
yard in Monfalcone
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