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Amazing time lapse video of raising Costa Concordia

Posted by Anita Dunham-Potter On September - 27 - 2013

It took 19 hours for the salvage operations to raise and right the Costa Concordia and you can watch this amazing engineering feat in this 90-second time lapse video.

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Watch the christening of Cunard line’s new ship Queen Elizabeth with HRH Queen Elizabeth II blessing the ship. The event took place Monday, October 11, 2010

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Watch the christening of Costa Cruise Lines’ newest ship, Costa Deliziosa. The event took place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Highlights of the dual inaugural of the Costa Luminosa and Costa Pacifica in Genoa, Italy on June 5, 2009. See a flyover by Italian Air Force team Frecci Tricolori and a performance by Costa Pacifica’s godmother — the singer Noa.

The event is the first time in the world that two cruise liners have been christened at the exact same time and in the same place. The historic event was certified as a Guinness World Record in the new category “Most ships inaugurated in one day by one company”.

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MSC Fantasia christening ceremony Naples, Italy

Posted by Anita Dunham-Potter On February - 17 - 2009

The spectacular event featured internationally acclaimed artists with Neapolitan origins Renzo Arbore and the Orchestra Italiana, Lucio Dalla and Pino Daniele. Also, watch Sophia Loren’s entrance as Fantasia’s godmother. I became a huge Pino Daniele fan after this event. It was lovely and the Neopolitan crowd had a terrific time.

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John Heald’s pinata party on the Bloggers’ Cruise aboard the Carnival Fantasy

Posted by Anita Dunham-Potter On February - 16 - 2009

Watch Carnival’s senior cruise director John Heald whack a donkey! Not that donkey, silly! John is recreating the Carnival Cruise Lines’ commercial on a much smaller scale. This event took place on the Carnival Fantasy 2/8/09 during Heald’s second Blogger’s Cruise. This was filmed during a ‘Tea Party’ with ‘Big Ed’s Evil Crewe’ — the gang is celebrating John and Heidi’s new baby scheduled for sometime in May.

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