Sold nov. 2017 to United Empire Investment Ltd.
Renamed SAIPAN STAR
|The first cruiseship built with an innovative twin -hull (catamaran type)|
Radisson Seven Seas Cruises will be notifying travel agents and customers today of the sale of Radisson Diamond.The ship will be leaving the fleet on June 4, destined for Hong Kong where it will be renamed Omar Star and operate as a casino vessel. Renamed Asia Star october 2005.
Asia Star Sold october - 2011 to mainland China Asia Star gambling ship, has been sold to Chinese businessmen who intend to start a luxury cruise line.The ship has been renamed the China Star and was purchased, officially, by Wenzhou-based China Cruise Company, which reportedly paid $45 million for the ship.
Nov. 2017 Sold to United Empire Investment Ltd. - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Renamed Saipan Star- Ship Management:Wilhelmsen Ship Management Sdn Bhd - Kuala Lumpur
Registered Owner: China Cruises Co.Ltd. - Hongkong - Care of Conning Shipping Ltd.
Entered service: 1992 - Refit: 2005 - Gross tonnage: 20.295 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 354 - All berths: 354 - Passenger decks: 6 - Length: 131,20 m.- Beam: 32 m. - Main propulsion : 4 diesel engines make Wartsila - Drive: 2 controllable pitch propellers total output 11.400 kW. at 165 rpm.- Max. speed: 12.5 knots - Built: OY Wartsila AB - Finland - Yard no. 393- - Classification: Lloyd's Register - Flag: Bahamas.
Former names: Radisson Diamond (1992-june 2005 Aquired in mid 2005 from Finnish Banks ship was operated by Radisson Seven Seas Cruises.) - Omar Star(june 2005-oct.2005) - Asia Star(oct.2005-oct.-2011) - China Star (2011-until present)
|Passenger Space Ratio at all berths 57.33|
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