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The Viking Star going through the Thames Barrier in London as part of its maiden voyage. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 12, 2015. The delivery ceremony took place on March 28th when the ship was presented at Fincantieri s Marghera shipyard outside of Venice, Italy. On April 11th, Viking Star set sail from Istanbul making her way through the Mediterranean into the Atlantic on her way to be officially christened in Bergen, Norway on May 17th. Classified by Cruise Critic as a  small ship,  the all-veranda Viking Star has a gross tonnage of 47,800 tons, 465 cabins and will accommodate 930 passengers. It is engineered to allow direct access into most ports, so guests have an easy and efficient embark and debark. The Viking Star is one of three ocean cruise ships on order; the remaining two ships, Viking Sea and Viking Sky, are currently under construction

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The Viking Star going through the Thames Barrier in London as part of its maiden voyage on Tuesday

Anthem of the Seas arrives in Southampton...The world's joint third largest cruise ship, MS Anthem of the Seas, owned by Royal Caribbean, arrives at berth 101 in Southampton Docks ahead of her naming ceremony on 20 April. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday April 15, 2015.

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The world’s joint third largest cruise ship, MS Anthem of the Seas, owned by Royal Caribbean, arrives at berth 101 in Southampton Docks ahead of her naming ceremony

The world's largest cruise ship 'Oasis of the Seas' arrives in Southampton Water on October 15, 2014 in Southampton, England. The  800 million Royal Caribbean cruise ship will dock into Southampton for a one day stay stop before departing for the US

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The world’s largest cruise ship Oasis of the Seas arrives in Southampton, England, on Wednesday. The ship will dock into Southampton for a one day stay stop before departing for the US

Schettino, the captain of the Costa Concordia, speaks to reporters after going back on board the cruise liner at Giglio harbour

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Francesco Schettino, centre, the captain of the Costa Concordia, speaks to reporters after going back on board the cruise liner at Giglio harbour on Thursday. Mr Schettino went back on board the cruise liner on Thursday for the first time since it sank with the loss of 32 lives just over two years ago, accompanying experts investigating the capsize.

A cruise ship sails out from Trieste harbor, northern Italy, at sunset.

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A cruise ship sails out from Trieste harbour, northern Italy, at sunset

The Costa Concordia ship lies on its side on the Tuscan Island of Giglio, Italy, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Engineers on Monday succeeded in wresting the hull of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia from the Italian reef where it has been stuck since it capsized in January 2012, leaving them cautiously optimistic they can rotate the luxury liner upright and eventually tow it away. Never before has such an enormous cruise ship been righted, and the crippled Concordia didn't budge for the first three hours after the operation began, engineer Sergio Girotto told reporters.

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The Costa Concordia ship lies on its side on the Tuscan Island of Giglio, Italy. Engineers on Monday succeeded in wresting the hull of the wrecked ship from the reef where it has been stuck since it capsized in January 2012. Never before has such an enormous cruise ship been righted and the crippled Concordia didn’t budge for the first three hours after the operation began, according Sergio Girotto, engineer.

The MSC Magnifica cruise ship enters the mouth of  River Tyne at sunrise. The MSC Magnifica ship is 293.8 metres long, has 1259 cabins and can carry 2,500 passengers who are looked after by a 1,000-strong crew.

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The MSC Magnifica cruise ship enters the mouth of the River Tyne in northeast Britain at sunrise. The ship, which is manned by a 1,000-strong crew, is 293.8 metres long, has 1,259 cabins and can carry 2,500 passengers

The Mariner of the Seas, right, one of the Voyager-class vessels of Royal Caribbean International, docks at Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor Wednesday, June 12, 2013. The Kai Tak Cruise Terminal located at the former Kai Tak Airport, which is designed by Foster and Partners, a HK$8.2 billion (US$1 billion) infrastructure project is expected to develop Hong Kong into a regional cruise hub in Asia and the gateway for China. The terminal start to run on June 12.

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The Mariner of the Seas, one of Royal Caribbean International’s Voyager-class vessels, docks at Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour on Wednesday.