Hahlbrock also produced the large-format lightweight construction “Shadow Roof” for the seventh and, for the time being, last ship in the series of seven for AIDA.
The ship is currently docked in building dock 1 at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg. There took place the installation of the seventh Shadow Roof on deck 14 from 26 November to 29 November 2012. According to Meyer Werft, the AIDAstella will be delivered to AIDACruises in spring 2013. The maiden voyage will depart from Warnemünde via Denmark, Norway, England and France, among other places, from 17.03. to 28.03.2013. (indication AIDA)
With 14 decks, the new club ship is also equal in size to its sister ships AIDAdiva, AIDAbella, AIDAluna, AIDAblu, AIDAsol and AIDAmar. The AIDAstella has a length of 253.3 meters and a width of 32.2 meters. Four diesel engines power the cruise ship with 50,000 hp and enable a cruising speed of 23 knots.