EXCLUSIVE: Timelapse footage offers a glimpse of MSC's new £700m mega cruise liner taking shape in French shipyard
Never-seen-before timelapse footage reveals what it takes to build a mega cruise liner, with beams of steel painstakingly moved into place and hours of welding to make the vessel fit for the water.
The two-minute-17 second film shared with MailOnline Travel, shows the construction of MSC Cruises' new mammoth boat, the MSC Bellissima, at a shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France.
To start with, the 4,500-passenger ship - which is costing around £700 million to build - is just a couple of decks high, but gradually the sped up clip shows how engineers work around the clock to add more rows of cabins... read more
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