Wismar celebrates first cruise turnaround call
Transocean Cruises’ Astor arrived at Columbus Cruise Center Wismar, Germany on 5 May, marking the city’s first-ever turnaround call. The 578-passenger ship, which sails as part of the Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ fleet, arrived after a voyage through the Baltic Sea, allowing 334 passengers to disembark and 396 new passengers to embark before setting off on her next trip. The Columbus Cruise Center Wismar was well-prepared for its first turnaround call, handling all passengers according to International Ship and Port Facility Security standards.
Deltamarin and Elomatic design second Global Class ship
Finland-based construction and engineering companies Deltamarin and Elomatic to provide engineering, design and site services for Dream Cruises’ second Global Class ship. Both companies were contracted by MV Werften, the Germany-based shipyard owned by Dream Cruises’ parent company, Genting Hong Kong. The contract was signed following their successful collaboration on the first Global Class ship, which is currently under construction at MV Werften. “We are very happy that MV Werften continues to trust in our expertise and ability to design world-class cruise ships and we look forward to designing the second vessel in this remarkable Global class series,” said Patrik Rautaheimo, Elomatic CEO. Set to be 342 metres long and more than 46 metres wide, the 204,000gt newbuild has been designed specifically for the Asian market.
60th anniversary of Mikhail Kalinin class ships
60 years ago a series of 19 passengers vessels - the Mikhail Kalinin class - were built between 1958 and 1964 for Soviet shipping companies. More details http://cruisedeck.de/60-jahre-mikhail-kalinin-klasse/Upload News