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Koningsdam Arise

Jonathan Tom

The newest HAL ship is under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy. Here are a couple of photos from a colleague in the shipyard.


Above: the bow of the Koningsdam


Above: the bow of the Koningsdam with one of the massive shipyard cranes in the foreground. 


Above: the stern of the Koningsdam and a pretty good view of the substructure that supports the ship until the water takes over.


Above: the two large azipods which will pull the ship through the water. 


Above: a view of the new two-story Lido restaurant.