China to Deliver World's First 5G Cruise Ship Adora Magic City in 2023 - video
CHINA'S FIRST DOMESTICALLY BUILT LARGE CRUISE SHIP - AND ALSO THE WORLD'S FIRST 5G CRUISE SHIP - WILL BE NAMED "ADORA MAGIC CITY".
The name was announced in Shanghai on Friday and the ship is scheduled for delivery later this year.
"Adora Magic City" aims to provide a unique and immersive cruise experience that seamlessly blends Eastern and Western cultures, with Shanghai serving as the home port in the inaugural season, according to data released at an event hosted by the city's culture and tourism bureau China State Shipbuilding Corporation ( CSSC ) Cruise Technology Development Co., Ltd. (CCTD).
Jointly developed by CCTD and Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co.Ltd. designed and built cruise ship with a length of 323.6 meters and a gross tonnage of 135,500 tons can accommodate up to 5,246 passengers.
After the successful handover of the ship, a series of international routes between the home port of Shanghai and neighboring countries will begin.
In addition, medium and long-term routes will be established to enhance cultural exchanges between China and other countries.
5G CRUISE SHIP
In cooperation with China Telecom, the construction team will bring 5G connectivity to the "Adora Magic City".
The cruise ship will be equipped with advanced wireless communication technology and a Wi-Fi6 and cellular 5G network will be available to offer passengers the same network experience as on land.
"By leveraging a first-mover advantage in the cruise industry's 5G market, we hope to set a new standard for digital communications in the marine travel sector," said Chen Ranfeng, general manager of CSSC Carnival Cruise Shipping.
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