Registered Owner: Delos Cruise Ventures LLC. - USA/Greece - Operator: Semester at Sea (USA) or Phoenix Seereisen (Germany) depends time of the year
|2017 It was recently announced that the twice-named Deutschland (when on charter to Phoenix Reisen) / World Odyssey (when on charter to Semester at Sea) was purchased by Dallas-based private equity firm Delos Shipping LLC from Absolute Nevada LLC following the death last year of Absolute owner Donald Hoffman.Delos Shipping LLC have renewed the charter agreement for Deutschland with Phoenix Reisen until 2025 and with Semester at Sea until 2026.|
|may 2015 After
months of speculation Semester At Sea officially announced on May 26,
2015, that their new floating campus will be the former German-flag ship
Deutschland.The ship will be chartered from Absolute Nevada LLC.(USA)
Plans call for it to be renamed World Odyssey. Manager V-Ships Monaco.
After a minor refurbishment over the summer it will make its debut with
the fall Semester voyage commencing September 13, 2015. The new color
scheme includes an all white hull with a wide blue stripe at main deck,
topped by a white funnel with the circular blue Semester At Sea logo.
Subcharter to Phoenix Seereisen Germany from May 8 /2016 - Sept.9. The rest of the year as World Odyssey for Semester at Sea. Before enter service for Phoenix installing of French balconies for outside cabins of Decks 7 and 8
|The Deutschland is a high rated cruiseship. At this moment the only ocean going cruiseship of the company. She act as 'Traumschiff" in a German TV-soap. The river division with 9 river cruise ships closed in 2008 due to financial problems.|
|May 23-2010 An
engine room fire today forced the evacuation of Deilmann Cruise ship
Deutschland in the Norwegian port of Eidfjord. The ship was docked at
the time of the fire, all 364 passengers and 241 crew members were
evacuated safely with no serious injuries. The fire was contained to the
engine room. The fire was extinguished late Sunday afternoon. The ship
will be towed to Bergen on Monday for investigations of the damage.
Dielmann has canceled all sailings to futher notice. After Sunday night stay at
hotels passengers would be flown at home on Monday.
Ship arrived at Blohm und Voss June 2 where it will be repaired. The repairs will take approximately 30 days.
|Munich, January 8,
2014 – The Munich-based AURELIUS Group is selling its majority
interest in MS Deutschland Holding and hence in MS “Deutschland”
Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH (“MS Deutschland GmbH”), to which both
Reederei Peter Deilmann and the cruise liner DEUTSCHLAND belong. The
buyer is Callista Private Equity. The Munich-based private equity firm
specializes in the acquisition of majority interests in companies with
revenues of between EUR 10 and 200 million, focusing on setting the
firms on course for sustainable growth. AURELIUS is to retain a minority
interest. The parties have agreed not to reveal the purchase price.
During its regular visit to the shipyard in November of this year, the DEUTSCHLAND will be equipped with 60 French balconies on its upper decks. Callista Private Equity is also intending to inject more liquidity into the firm in order to sustainably support the growth strategy that has been initiated.
|Nov.12-2014 A meeting of bondholders has decided to put 22,496 gross ton cruise ship Deutschland up for sale Peter Deilmann Reederei operates the vessel said in a statement. The meeting which was held in Munich today, will offer on private terms and there are currently two interested parties with whom discussions are in progress. The ship is currently owned by MS Deutschland Beteiligungsgesellschaft, which has filed for voluntary administration.|
March 24th 2015 The
Deutschland is sold The Purchaser is
a US company with relevant
experience in international Cruise business.
An advance payment is already made to the
administrator of the Deutschland
investment company. The
balance of the purchase price
will be paid by delivery of
the cruise ship late
May 2015. About details of the sale
was not disclosed.
"We expect to complete the Transaction until the end of May. According Mr. Reinhold Schmid-Sperber, administrator of Deutschland investment company.
Entered service: 1998 - Refit: 2008/2014/2016 - Gross tonnage: 22.496 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 604 - All berths: 613- Passenger decks: 7 - Length: 175,49 m.- Beam: 23 m. - Main propulsion : 4 diesel engines make MAK 2 type 8M32 DMR and 2 type 6M32 DMR - total output 12.320 kW. - Drive: 2 Controllable pitch propellers - Service speed:19 knots - Max. speed: 20.5 knots - Built: Howaldtswerke - Hamburg-Germany - Yard no. 328 - Classification: Bureau Veritas - Flag: Bahamas.
|Passenger Space Ratio all berths: 36.7|
Former names: Deutschland-World Odyssey
Images as for the original owner Peter Deilmann
Ship sails 2014/15 summerseason on charter for German Plantours.
on charter for German Phoenix
on charter for Semester at Sea
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