AD Associates has been appointed to lead the initial planning, feasibility studies and concept design for Crystal Cruises’, new ‘Diamond’ class ships.
‘Crystal Diamond’ represents Crystal Cruises’ first ocean-going, newbuilding since 2003 and is scheduled to join the fleet in 2022.
The ships will be of around 67,000 gt and accommodate around 800 guests, and will boasting luxury design elements and exceptional amenities in line with Crystal Cruises’ Ocean, River and Expedition Yacht fleet.
AD Associates has a long-standing relationship with Crystal Cruises’ stretching across both newbuilds and refurbishments, positioned London based AD perfectly to lead the initial planning, feasibility studies and concept design. The company will work closely with Crystal Cruises, Genting Hong Kong and MV WERFTEN shipyard in Stralsund, Germany.
Chris Finch, AD CEO (pictured), said; “As always, we are committed to ensuring we provide an unparalleled service to our clients and we are honoured to have been selected to design again for Crystal Cruises.”