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Carnival Horizon passes significant milestone with traditional coin ceremony

In a time-honoured maritime tradition dating back centuries, a commemorative coin has been welded to the Carnival Horizon's mast to mark a significant construction milestone.

The coin ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, signified the successful completion of Carnival Horizon’s exterior outfitting. 

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Carnival Horizon under construction in Italy and, below, Clementina Zecchin placing the coin
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Fabrizio Timossi of Carnival’s corporate shipbuilding department represented Carnival at the ceremony with Clementina Zecchin of Fincantieri’s Marghera yard serving as godmother.

The 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, a sister ship to the popular Carnival Vista introduced last year, is scheduled to make its maiden voyage on 2 April, 2018, with a 13-day Mediterranean cruise from Barcelona. 

Posted on 14th March 2017 at 05:32 pm in Cruise News | New Ships | Cruise Lines | Carnival Cruise Line |

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