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The Queen Elizabeth back in service

London - Several public internal areas were renovated, among which are the Lido deck, the casino, the main restaurant, the exterior upper deck and the shopping centre.

London - The departure of the Queen Elizabeth (Cunard Line) from Hamburg to Southampton has been confirmed for June 1st. A few days later it will sail to Amsterdam. This will be its first cruise after the renovations carried out at the Blohm Voss shipyard in Hamburg. Several public internal areas were renovated, among which are the Lido deck, the casino, the main restaurant, the exterior upper deck and the shopping centre. Additional works were carried out on the second bridge in the middle part of the ship with the addition of new internal and external cabins. The Queen Elizabeth, delivered to Cunard Line in 2010 by the Fincantieri shipyard at Monfalcone, has a total length of 294 meters, 32 meters width, a total tonnage of 92,000 tons and can travel at a maximum speed of 23.7 knots. It can host over 3,000 people on board, between passengers and crew. The value of this order won by the shipbuilders of the Blohm Voss group was around 30 million euros. In regards to its technical details, the works included the installation of a sophisticated filtering system for exhaust fumes using scrubbers technology, for the restriction of emissions harmful to the environment.

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