Saint-Nazaire: Cruise Ship Moving on Wednesday

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Celebrity Edge cruise ship leaving Saint-Nazaire for sea trials

The Celebrity Edge, that has been seen in the port of Saint-Nazaire, will this Wednesday it will move to the Joubert company as on  Thursday, it goes to sea for tests.

For several months, it has been floating in the Penhoët basin. Visible from the center of Saint-Nazaire, especially since it is no longer covered with tarpaulins!

The Celebrity edge is the newest of the shipyards Chantiers. This Wednesday around 7pm, it will make a first move to join the Joubert company, towed by five tugs. How to see it at best? Approaching for example the sea, from the city center, the small swing bridge of Perthuis, in the middle of the basins. Attention, the bridge of the  Joubert, then, is closed.

The boat is moved to go to sea the next day to perform tests. Thursday, it should leave around 5 pm. The time to accelerate, it will be visible for about an hour. At the lighthouse at Vieux-Môle, on the beach or the seafront.



The return is scheduled Sunday morning around 6 am, a little after what was first announced. But the last party-goers of Les Escales may still be standing!

The Celebrity Edge is armed by another company and is shorter than the two previous Shipbuilding liners. But it is more original. 306 meters, an inverted silhouette and an outdoor lift with a bar.

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