Registered Owner: Norwegian Star Ltd. - USA - Operator: Norwegian Cruise Line - USA
|First NCL ship with a Pod propulsion and painted hull art.|
|Original ordered for parent company Star Cruises - Malaysia as a Libra class ship. After some modifications the ship was able to used as NCL's Freestyle cruising concept.|
Entered service: 2001 - Refit: 2004-2010-2015 - Gross tonnage: 91.740 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 2348 - All berths: 2846 - Passenger decks: 11 - Length: 294,13 m.- Beam: 32,20 m. - Drive: diesel/electric: 4 diesel engines make B&W-MAN-type 14V48/60 total output 58.800 kW. - Propulsion: 2 ABB Azipods 19.000 kW each - Max. speed: 24,6 knots - Service speed: 20 knots - Built: Meyer Werft - Germany -Yard no: 648 - Classification: DNV/GL - Flag: Bahamas
Sistership: Norwegian Dawn
Norwegian Star returned to service on Tuesday afternoon (local time)
when the ship left Melbourne (Australia) after technicians completed
repairs on both Azipod
propulsion pods, which failed leaving the ship adrift last week off the
coast of Melbourne.
|Dec.31-2016 Ship had problems with its Azipod system in Singapore late last year at the start of the companyís first Asia program in more than a decade.Now Norwegian Star has experienced a further technical malfunction and is travelling at reduced speed. Technical problems continue to plague Norwegian Star|
2015 Due to a technical issue with the shipís ABB-manufactured Azipod propulsion system, Norwegian Starís 15-day Panama Canal cruise, scheduled to depart on April 12 from Los Angeles, has been canceled.The ship will be out of service from April 12-26 to repair the Azipod, a Norwegian Cruise Line spokeswoman said. Norwegian Star is to resume scheduled sailings on April 27 from Miami. Norwegian Star had just re-entered service after a two-week drydock refurbishment that included an Azipod hydrodynamic upgradehe ship received an Azipod hydrodynamic upgrade and silicone hull coating to further improve fuel efficiency.
|Passenger space ratio all berths:32.23|
Versailles main restaurant
Ginza Japanese Restaurant
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