Archive for the ‘TUI’ Category

Mein Schiff 1 Floated Out

September 30, 2017
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(Courtesy TUI)

The new Mein Schiff 1, (My Ship 1) the first in the next generation of TUI Cruises ships, was floated out at Meyer Turku on Friday.

This cruise line is aimed at the German cruise market, which is now bigger than the British one.

The newbuild takes the design to the next level, and is 20 meters longer than the previous generation of Mein Schiff ships built in Finland.

The added length boosts capacity and allowed the cruise line to make substantial changes to the interior spaces, according to a statement. Delivery is set for next spring, followed by a sister ship in early 2019.

(TUI)

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Mein Schiff 3 @ Tilbury

September 13, 2017

On Tuesday the 12th of September, the German TUI ship, Mein Schiff 3 (My Ship 3), visited Tilbury cruise terminal (U.K.), on the river Thames.

At 99,526 gt, carrying 2,500 passengers (lower berths), she is probably the biggest cruise ship to ever visit Tilbury.

The ship entered service in 2014.

(Click to enlarge)

Malcolm