Ώ ASTOR Ώ
hand over to French CMV subsidiary Croisieres Maritimes et Voyages nov.2019
NEW NAME:JULES VERNE at 2021
Registered Owner: Passion Shipping & Investment - Greece -(Care of Global Cruise Lines Ltd) - Operator: Cruise & Maritime Voyages - UK - from 2021CMV French subsidiary Croisieres Maritimes et Voyage.
Nov. 2019 UK-based Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) is tapping into the French market through newly created Croisières Maritimes et Voyages which will offer cruises dedicated to the French-speaking market, departing year-round from Le Havre and Marseille, respectively.
ASTOR will become JULES VERNE at 2021- hand-over to French CMV subsidiary Croisieres Maritimes et Voyages
|Jan.2006 Ship purchased by Premicon AG-Germany
from Astor Shipping-Cyprus and remain on charter to Transocean until 2013.
Sept.2-2009 Bankruptcy of Transocean Premicon bought Transocean. The Astor underwent an extensive refit at Lloyd's yard at Bremerhaven in 2009/10.
Oct.2013 Premicon AG. owner of the "Astor", has just announced that the ship will be chartered by Cruise & Maritime Voyages for the three upcoming winter seasons. The vessel will continue to be operated byTransOcean Kreuzfahrten during the rest of the year. According to the press release, CMV plans to operate the ship in Australia.
Dec. 15. 2014: Cruise
& Maritime Voyages today announced its parent company, Global Maritime
Group, has acquired Astor and signed a long-term charter of the vessel
July 2018 Astor’s final sailing from Australia leaves Fremantle on March 10, 2019, for Tilbury via Africa.
Jan. 2014 Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV), the UK
based operator of three cruise ships, has agreed to acquire Transocean
Kreuzfahrten, the German operator one deep sea cruise ship and four
river cruise vessels from Premicon AG, the German private equity
|Dec. 2014 Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has recently carried out a number of cruise ship repair and refurbishment projects in the Netherlands. Included are Astor. The vessels have been at Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen (DSV) for a wide-ranging programme of work, scheduled and unscheduled. Damen carried out its scope within a tight timeframe so that both ships were ready for planned onward voyages|
|Cruise and Maritime Voyages announced that its 600-passenger Astor will return to Australia for a fourth season from October 2016 through to March 2017|
Entered service: 1987- Refit 1997 - 2009/10/14 - Gross Tonnage: 20.704 - Passengers cap. lower beds: 590 - All berths: 650 - Length 176,25 m.- Beam 22,60 m. - Passenger Decks: 7 - Built: Howaldtswerke/Deutsche Werft AG - Kiel - Germany - Yard no.:218 - Converted: Lloyd's Werft - Bremerhaven - Propulsion: 2-Wärtsilä/Sulzer 6cyl. 4tact single acting diesel engines type 6ZAL40 of 3300 kW.each and 2- 8 cyl.4tact single acting diesel engines type 8ZAL40 of 4400 kW.each. Total installed power:15.400 kW.- 2 Controllable Pitch propellers - Service speed: 16.5 knots - Max.Speed: 20 knots - Flag: Bahamas - Classification: GL
Former names: Astor II - Fedor Dostoyevskiy Orginally built for the defunct Astor-Cruises.
|Passenger Space Ratio all berths : 33.4|
|All images below after refit|
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