Cruise Lines Place Ships on the for Sale List.

Costa Cruises Costa Victoria has been sold for scrap at 24 years old.

 As reported in my earlier predictions for the cruise industry during / post coronavirus - many of my predictions are coming true including the premature scrapping of cruise ship well before their time.
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Carnival Corporation announced that up to 6 ships will be sold / scrapped in between now and the end of the month.

Already the Costa Victoria, of Carnival Corp's Costa Cruises,  which was supposed to be used as an accommodation ship for shipyard workers has now reportedly been sold for scrap. Additional ships reported on the for sale list include the Carnival Fantasy class ships and in a surprise move the Carnival Sunrise, which just recently completed a massive $100M refit is on the for sale list for $350K.

Reports that Royal Caribbean has also placed a number of ships on the for sale list including the Grandeur of the Seas, Rhapsody of the Seas and the Empress of the Seas. 

In a recent interview, the President of Norwegian Cruise Line stated that he did not see ship scrapping / retirement in the future of the company. Frank del Rio stated that the average age of its ships are approximately 10 years.

Only time will tell which ships will end up on the for sale list and sold.


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