Pictured in this weeks' archive feature from Cruise Industry News is the Crystal Harmony, now the Asuka II for NYK Cruises in Japan. The 50,000-ton ship was launched by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in 1990 as the Crystal Harmony, Crystal's first luxury newbuild

The Harmony served until 2005 for Crystal, undergoing refit before launching as the Asuka II for NYK Cruises.