Fincantieri lays keel of the ‘Queen Elizabeth’

Fincantieri Monfalcone shipyard held the keel laying ceremony on July 2 for the ‘Queen Elizabeth’, ordered by Carnival group for the British shipowner, Cunard Line. The section laid in the dry dock is approximately 14 metres long, 32.2 wide and weighs 468 tonnes. Following the ‘Queen Victoria’, built at the Marghera shipyard in 2007, the delivery of the new passenger vessel is scheduled for the northern autumn 2010.