Fincantieri Cuts First Steel for Seven Seas Splendor

first_imgItalian shipbuilder Fincantieri has launched construction works on Seven Seas Splendor, the second cruise ship to be built for Regent Seven Seas Cruises (RSSC), a brand of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings.The steel cutting ceremony took place at the shipyard in Ancona on March 15.Seven Seas Splendor was ordered for EUR 422 million (USD 520.8 million) in March 2016.The newbuilding is scheduled for delivery in early 2020, according to Fincantieri.With its 55,500 gross tons, Seven Seas Splendor will be 224 meters long and will be able to accommodate 754 passengers on board.The new ship, which will follow Seven Seas Explorer delivered by the shipyard in Sestri Ponente, Genoa, in June 2016, will be built using the latest in environmental protection technologies, the shipbuilder said.last_img

Zak Ansah backs Satellites to win U20 World Cup

first_imgArsenal youth forward Zak Ansah has lent his support to the Black Satellites to win the 2013 FIFA U20 World Cup despite failing to make the squad.Ansah missed the cut because he was only returning to fitness after suffering an injury playing for Arsenal’s youth side early this year.The 19 year old who only returned to active training with the Satellites after recuperating from a medial ligament tear could not impress the technical team.In an interview with Joy sports, Zak expressed his disappointments but remains hopeful of the team winning the tournament.“Of course I’m disappointed, even now I’m disappointed but it is part of football and I’m just going back to work hard and up my game so I can be called again,” said Ansah“I’m a team player and even though I was not able to make the trip to Italy I still want the boys to go there and be the champions of the world. “As soon as the coach told me I said thank you very much for the opportunity and I hope you bring back the cup to Ghana.”Ansah together with Athletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey, SC Medeama Jacob Apau, Tema Youth midfielder Derrick Mensah as well as Anthony Manison of Rayo Vallecano were left out of the squad.The Black Satellites are currently in Italy preparing for the FIFA World Youth Championship.last_img read more