Disney Cruise Line Purchases Partially Completed Ship To Add To Its Fleet
News - DCL 17-Nov-2022
Disney Cruise Line has announced the purchase of a partially complete cruise ship to add to its fleet. The ship will be based outside the US - likely targeting the asian market - and will be addition to the 3 upcoming triton class ships which include the current Disney Wish, the upcoming Disney Treasure, and the upcoming currently unnamed third ship.
Disney Cruise Line will soon bring the magic of a Disney vacation to new global destinations.
Today, we announced plans to complete the cruise ship previously known as the Global Dream in Wismar, Germany. The ship will be renamed with certain features reimagined under the world-renowned expertise of Walt Disney Imagineers.
The new ship, to be based outside the United States, will feature innovative Disney experiences along with the dazzling entertainment, world-class dining and legendary guest service that set Disney Cruise Line apart. The exterior will be adorned in the iconic, Mickey Mouse-inspired colors of the fleet, complete with signature red funnels.
The 208,000-gross-ton ship is expected to be among the first in the cruise industry to be fueled by green methanol, one of the lowest emission fuels available. Disney Cruise Line expects the passenger capacity to be approximately 6,000 with around 2,300 crew members.
Construction will be completed at the former MV Werften shipyard in Wismar, Germany, under the management of Meyer Werft, the Papenburg-based company that built the Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy and Disney Wish.
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