Carnival Cruise Line’s newest cruise ship, Carnival Panorama, has successfully completed its sea trials in the Adriatic Sea.
The 133,500 gross tonne ship is set to enter service in December 2019, sailing from Long Beach, California. Carnival Panorama will be the cruise line’s first new ship to offer cruises from the west coast of the United States in 20 years.
During sea trials in the Adriatic Sea, the ship had a team of officers, technicians and engineers on board. Carnival Panorama has now returned to the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy to complete the final stage of her construction.
Captain Carlo Queirolo, said: “The Carnival Panorama is a wonderful addition to the fleet and she passed all of her manoeuvres and tests with flying colours. We can’t wait to welcome guests aboard this beautiful ship,”
The new cruise ship will depart on her maiden voyage from Long Beach on 11 December 2019. The three-night cruise will visit Ensenada. Carnival Panorama will then offer year-round seven-night Mexican Riviera cruises, visiting Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas and Mazatlan.
Carnival Panorama is the third Vista Class cruise ship to be delivered to Carnival Cruise Lines and cost around £620 million to build.