(Monday, 11 Feb 2019)
The Star Online: Two cruise liners sail into Penang
GEORGE TOWN: The TUI Cruises’ Mein Schiff 3 sailed into town yesterday.
According to www.cruisemapper.com, the current itinerary of Mein Schiff 3, a cruise ship owned by TUI Cruises, started on Jan 30 and will end on Wednesday.
Queen Mary 2 is the largest of the three “Queens” operated by Cunard Line, a UK-based cruise operator.
Penang was chosen by Cunard Line as one of its destinations in Asia as part of the company’s “World Cruise” trip offered to its customers.
The liner departed from Phuket on Saturday docked at SPCT at 9am and departed for Singapore at 6pm yesterday.
According to the itineraries made available on the http://crew-center.com/queen-mary-2-itinerary website, Queen Mary 2’s future ports of call in Malaysia this year include Kota Kinabalu on Feb 15, Klang on March 12, Penang on March 13, and Langkawi on March 14.
Mein Schiff 3 (English: ‘My Ship 3’) is a cruise ship owned by TUI Cruises. She was delivered from STX Finland Turku Shipyardon 22 May 2014 and was followed by identical sister ships, Mein Schiff 4 in 2015, Mein Schiff 5 in 2016, Mein Schiff 6 in 2017. In addition, Mein Schiff 1 and Mein Schiff 2 were confirmed on 1 July 2015, with deliveries set for 2018 and 2019. These ships are built with environmentally friendly power plants and energy efficient solutions that reduce emissions by 30 percent in comparison to other cruise ships of similar size.
Source: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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