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Great Ships of 2018

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Meyer Turku Delivers Meyer Turku Delivers for TUI Cruisesfor TUI Cruises the new Diamond, which now spans the almost 50m breath of the ship, a sun deck area, a covered sports center, and an elevated jogging track with a spec- tacular view.

“The impressive new 50m wide steel and glass window structure that makes up the new Diamond at the aft of the ship just above the propellers is a good exam- ple how we combine architectural design with our engineering skills supported by sophisticated computer models,” said

Jan Meyer, CEO, Meyer Turku.

Photos: Meyer Turku

Engineered for a 10 percent energy

TUI Cruises’ new 315 m ? agship was created as an evolution from the existing Mein Schiff 4 as a starting point when ef? ciency improvement compared to delivered from Finnish shipbuilder Mey- Mein Schiff series. beginning to work on the Mein Schiff 1 last year’s Mein Schiff 6, Mein Schiff er Turku, the ? fth Mein Schiff cruise The builder’s architecture and engi- design in 2015. The outcome was a 20m 1 is one of the ? rst cruise ships to be ship to be built by Meyer Turku for Ger- neering team, working together with lengthened ship combined with a sub- equipped with catalytic converters for man owner TUI Cruises, but the new TUI Cruises and its architects, used the stantial redesign of the passenger spac- the main and auxiliary engines, reducing

Mein Schiff 1 is based on a new design previously delivered Mein Schiff 3 and es and a number of new features like nitrogen oxide emissions.

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