MIAMI -- Cruise lines with December due dates for their ships began
taking delivery of the new vessels.
Royal Caribbean Cruises took delivery of the Navigator of the
Seas from Kvaerner Masa-Yards in Turku, Finland, on Nov. 18. Tennis
star Stefi Graf will be the godmother of the ship and participate
in the Dec. 6 naming ceremony in Miami.
Holland America Line, meanwhile, took delivery of its first
Vista-class ship, the Zuiderdam, from the Italian Fincantieri
As reported, TV star Joan Lunden will act as the godmother to
that ship and participate in the Dec. 14 naming ceremony in Fort