EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Aida Cruises

Aida Cruises

Geographic Location

Country: Germany
Region: Rostock, Kreisfreie Stadt; Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Location of affected unit(s): Rostock


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
50 - Water transport

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 07-03-2008
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2012
Planned Job Creation: 4000

Additional Information

Aida Cruises, the market leader in the cruise sector in Germany, has announced that it is to create 4,000 jobs by the end of 2012 through the expansion of its fleet from four to nine cruise liners. The new jobs will be created on board or in the city of Rostock (Germany). The first cruise liner shall set sail in April 2009. As of March 2008, there is no information on the number employed in Rostock.