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Xiamen Shipbuilding will build China’s first cruise ship

Shanghai: China’s Shanhaishu Group and Xiamen International Cruise have signed a contract for China's first self-built cruise ship with Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry.
The 100,000 gt China Xiamen ship will hit the water in October 2018 and will cost around $488m. It will be constructed at Xiamen Shipbuilding, a subsidiary of state-run China State Shipbuilding Corporation.The giant cruise ship will be designed in a Chinese style, making it the first of its kind in the world. Apart from Chinese-style decoration inside the cabins, Chinese food will be served in eight out of the nine dining rooms on the ship.

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