Monday, September 8, 2014

Fincantieri Starts Britannia's Engines

P&O's Britannia started its four engines for the first time today at the Fincantieri yard at Monfalcone (Italy). Chosen to start the giant engines was Formula One race commentator Suzi Perry.

Captain Paul Brown assists Ms Perry in pushing the button in front of Britannia

Chief Engineer Sinclair Ross shows Ms Perry
one of the engines she started.

At 141,000 tons, Britannia is the largest cruise ship ever built for the British market. Britannia will enter service for P&O from Southampton on March 14, 2015.

Photos courtesy of James Morgan and P&O Cruises. All rights reserved. May not be copied or used without permission.