Mein Schiff 5 moved into the building phase when the first block was lowered into the dry dock. Construction began on Mein Schiff 6 when TUI Cruises CEO Wybcke Meyer pushed the button to start the plasma cutting machine in the production hall to begin cutting the first steel for the sister ship.
The complete story appeared in the June 23 edition of Cruise News Daily.
|Cutting first steel for Mein Schiff 6
|Reported watched the keel laying of Mein Schiff 5 from the floor of the not-quite-dry dock.