Mardi Gras construction progresses at Meyer Turku

Mardi Gras construction progresses at Meyer Turku
Carnival Cruise Line
Nearly 800 feet of track for the first rollercoaster at sea, BOLT, have been installed

Construction is progressing on Carnival Cruise Line’s new Mardi Gras at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland.

Workers have installed nearly 800 feet of suspended track for the first rollercoaster at sea, BOLT. All the ship’s 2,600 staterooms have also been installed, with interior outfitters now completing final detailing.

Mardi Gras will feature a new layout across 21 decks, including the Grand Central atrium with three-deck-high windows looking out to sea. The ship will comprise of six themed zones, each of which will contain dining, beverage, and entertainment options.

Mardi Gras is scheduled to enter service on 6 February 2021 from Port Canaveral’s new Terminal 3, which has been specifically constructed to accommodate the ship and its LNG propulsion system.

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Alex Smith
By Alex Smith
21 July 2020

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