The lovely old ss."ALBATROS" is suddenly sold for scrap end of 2003. The Albatros sailing under former names: Dawn Princess-FairWind-Sylvania. She was Owned by: V-Ships Monaco - Long term charter to Phoenix Seereisen-Germany. Built: 1957 - Tonnage: 24.803 - Passengers on basis 2: 940
Due to this decision Phoenix Seereisen needs urgently an replacement. In cooperation with the Dutch comp."Club Cruise" they charter the Crown in 2004 and renamed in "Albatros" again.
Owner: V-Ships - Monaco - Operator: Phoenix Seereisen - Germany
Enter service: 1973 - Refit: 2004/2005/2011-2013 - Gross Tonnage: 28.518 - Passengers lower beds: 830 - All Berths: 1000 - Passenger decks: 8 - Length: 205,46 m. - Beam: 25,22 m. - New diesel engines mounted 2005 see below - Service speed: 15 knots - Max.speed: 18 knots - Builder: Wärtsilä-Finland - Yard no.: 397 - Flag: Bahamas - Classification: DNV.
|Passenger space ratio all berths 28.51|
Former names: Crown(2003-2004) - Norwegian Star-I(2001-2003) -Norwegian Star(1997-2001)-Royal Odyssey(1991-1995)-Royal Viking Sea.(1973-1991)
Sister ships: Royal Viking Star (Now Black Watch) - Royal Viking Sky (Now Boudicca)
2005-The Albatros will be fitted with new
engines. Work is due to be carried out later in 2005 at Blohm+Voss
Shipyard in Hamburg, which has won the contract in competition with other yards.
Nov.2011 Blohm + Voss
Repair in Hamburg has docked The Albatros for extensive maintenance and
class work. Included environmental modernisation of engine emission
technology, complete restaurant renovation and the modernisation of
other public areas.
November 2005 docking at Blohm und Voss-Hamburg mounting of new diesel engines
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