Genting commissions second cruise ship for 697.2 million euros

    Genting Hong Kong said it has signed a contract for a second cruise ship for 697.2 million euros ($952 million) to help it take advantage of expected growth in the Asia Pacific market. The ship will be designed to cater for the unique demands of Asian clientele, in particular, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, the company said. The contract price includes an allowance of 57 million euros for buyer’s items. The vessel is expected to be ready for delivery on 26 October 2017.