|Sept. 2012 Azamara Journey will enter Singapore’s Sembawang Shipyard on Jan. 6, 2013, for a seven-night renovation drydock. will receive a shipwide facelift and a new profile with a new dark-blue hull. Renovations will include new carpets, upholstery, and a new color palette in public spaces reflecting the cruise line’s inviting atmosphere; new mattresses and upgraded veranda furniture for suites and staterooms; and a resurfaced pool.|
|Royal Caribbean International aquired Pullmantur in August 2006 - October 27-2006 the Blue Dream was hand over to Celebrity Expeditions by internal transfer. Blue Dream will be renamed Celebrity Journey, and will join Celebrity’s fleet in April 2007. However in the meantime a new brand was created and she never sailed under the name of Celebrity Journey.|
Owner: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. - Operator: Azamara Club Cruises a Royal Caribbean International subsidiary
Former names: R-SIX (R-6) - Blue Star - Blue Dream - Celebrity Journey.
Sisterships: Azamara Quest - Insignia - Nautica - Regatta - Ocean Princess - Pacific Princess - Adonia.
Sailing as R-6 until Renaissance
Cruises get into bankruptcy on Sept.2001. Cruise-Invest the temporary owner signed some charter contracts with Pullmantur -
Spain sailing under the names of Blue Star and
Cruise-Invest sold the R-6 july 2005 to Pullmantur - Spain. New name: Blue Dream.
Entered service: 2000 - Refit: 2007 - Gross tonnage: 30.277 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 694 - All berths: 702 - Passenger decks: 9 - Length: 180,40 m.- Beam: 25,46 m. - Drive diesel/electric: 4 dieselengines make Wärtsilä type 12V32 - 4 stroke-12 cyl.- Total installed power: 18.596 kW. - Propulsion: by 2 GEC Alsthom electric motors power each 6.750 kW. - 2 Fixed propellers - Service speed 18 knots - Built: Chantiers de l'Atlantique - St. Nazaire - France - Yard no. Q 31 - Flag: Malta - Classification: Bureau Veritas.
|Passenger Space ratio all berths: 43.13|
The R- 5 (five) has also temporary sailed under the name of Blue Dream.
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