Aidacara getting Astoria Grande
The 'Aidacara' will be renamed 'Astoria Grande' and registered in Panama after having been sold by AIDA Cruises to a Russian entrepreneur. Probably the ship will be sailing in the Red Sea or Asia. As of Aug 18, it remained stationary in Tallinn with the ensigns of Aida already being removed.
AIDAcara was sold
AIDA Cruises have sold their AIDAcara. Full article: http://www.cruisedeck.de/aidacara-wurde-verkauft/
Cruise ships laid up in Visby
On MAy 3, 2020, the 'Aidacara' docked at Visby's cruise wharf for lay up due to the corona pandemic. Another ship will be coming this week and more may be on the way. After sending out inquiries to a number of Swedish ports, including Gothenburg, Visby was chosen. On May 8, the 'Aidaaura' wull follow. The ships were being manned with a minimum crew of 100 people. None of them will be allowed to go ashore more than move within the port's ISPS area to handle waste management and deliveries. No major crew changes will take place in Visby exceeding some individual cases.Upload News