[Watch] How to Construct a Ship in 6 minutes


MK time-lapse from Hamburg, Germany have used their famed proprietary time-lapse cameras that can capture one 16mp frame every minute.  This camera was used over a period of 11 months of construction time to culminate into this stunning shipbuilding movie of 6-minute duration.

Check out the video which features, “AIDAprima”,  a cruise ship being built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) for AIDA Cruises, Germany.  AIDAprima will be ready to start her maiden voyage in October 2015.


  • The vessel is 300 m long.
  • It has a width of 37.6.
  • The draft of the vessel is 8 m.
  • The ship is classified under DNV GL class.
  • The gross tonnage of the cruise ship is 124500 t.
  • The cruise ship has 1,643 staterooms of 14 different categories.
  • It has a capacity to accommodate 3,300 passengers.