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NOVA: Ultimate Cruise Ship

Aerial view of the Seven Seas Explorer cruising in the Mediterranean Sea.
Courtesy of Martin Gorst
Aerial view of the Seven Seas Explorer cruising in the Mediterranean Sea.

Airs Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at 9 p.m. & Sunday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. on KPBS TV + Dec. 16 at 9 p.m. on KPBS 2

Pioneering shipbuilders embark on an epic endeavor to build the ultimate cruise ship.

Weighing 54,000 gross tons and stretching over two football fields, the Seven Seas Explorer is no ordinary boat. Join pioneering shipbuilders as they endeavor to build the ultimate cruise ship.

It will be decked with the finest gold, marble, and crystal, and designed to offer guests the roomiest accommodations of any commercial cruise ship…But engineering opulence is no easy feat.

In "Ultimate Cruise Ship," NOVA follows a pioneering team of ship builders as they embark on what is advertised to be a milestone in maritime engineering.

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