The first block, which was actually designated as block #3, was lowered into place in Meyer's covered building dock #2. The block is 65 feet long, 132.5 feet wide and weighs 558 tons.
Norwegian also used the occasion to announce entertainment and several features which will be on the ship.
The complete story appeared in the November 28 edition of Cruise News Daily.
|Norwegian Encore keel laying. Note the festive holiday decorations on the block.|