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12 August 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 23:24 GMT+2

June 28, 2022

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In the shipyard 3. Maj has been launched a new Luxury cruise ship for Scenic expeditions

For navalmeccanica - said Minister Filipovic - we will support solutions that create the conditions for the continuation of production and reduction of losses

Saturday in the Croatian shipyard 3. Maj Brodogradiliste is the Scenic Eclipse II, a luxury cruise ship, was launched for shipments of the German company Scenic whose construction is was designed by MKM Yachts rijeka. The unit, with reinforced hull to be able to sail in all seas including those frozen around the poles, it is 186 meters long, 21.5 meters wide meters and has 114 cabins that can accommodate up to 237 passengers assisted by 200 crew members. The ship will be delivered to Scenic next year.

Speaking at the launch ceremony, the Croatian minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Davor Filipovic, has remembered that the Scenic Eclipse II represents the first new construction after a long shutdown of the activity of the factory 3. Maj lasted four years. 'The Government of the Republic of Croatia - said the minister - addressed the question of shipbuilding and its continuity in a way very responsible and in constant contact with those responsible for the shipyard, supporting the revival of production in Rijeka and Pula. As it was in the last legislature, even now the Our clear position is that we will support solutions that allow, on the one hand, to create the conditions for continuation of production and, on the other hand, reduce existing losses for the State. All government activities are a clear sign of our consistency in preserving Croatian shipbuilding and safeguard jobs and overall concern for the economy, industry and, in particular, for people'.

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