LIST OF FLEET CHANGES PERIOD 2001 - 2006

Fleetchanges such as purchases-sold for scrap-internal transfers etc. are mentioned from 2001 to 2006. Shipnames in blue refer to a hyperlink or an image only! Shipnames in blue* to a hyperlink with technical sheet and images.

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PRESENT SHIPNAME

 PRESENT OWNER

 NEW SHIPNAME

 NEW OWNER

Effective
Date

            REMARKS

OCEANIC

PREMIER  CRUISES

OCEANIC

PULLMANTUR- SPAIN

2001

Ship not renamed.

Tropicana

CARNIVAL  CRUISES

COSTA TROPICALE

COSTA CROCIERE

2001

SUPER STAR LIBRA

STAR  CRUISES

NORWEGIAN STAR

NORWEGIAN C.L.

2001

SUPER STAR SCORPIO

STAR  CRUISES

NORWEGIAN DAWN

NORWEGIAN C.L.

2002

Arcadia

GOLDEN SUN CRUISES

CARIBIC STAR

ANACONDA MARITIME

2002

CROWN PRINCESS

PRINCESS CRUISES

A'ROSA BLU

A'ROSA CRUISES P&O-Seetours

2002

Internal transfer

STAR AQUARIUS

STAR CRUISES

PEARL of  SCANDINAVIA

DFDS Seaways

2001

 

WESTERDAM

HAL

COSTA EUROPA

COSTA CROCIERE

2002

OCEAN PRINCESS

PRINCESS CRUISES

OCEANA*

P&O-UK

2002

Internal transfer

VICTORIA

P&O-UK

MONA LISA

V-Ships Monaco

2002

5-Year Charter to Holiday Kreutzfahrten

ARKONA

SEETOURS P&O

ASTORIA

TRANSOCEAN TOURS

2002

SEABOURN SUN

SEABOURN

PRINSENDAM

HOLLAND-AMERICA

2002

WIND SONG

WINDSTAR  CRUISES

2002

End of 2002 sunk after fire.

CROWN DYNASTY

COMMODORE

BRAEMAR

FRED  OLSEN

2001

ENCHANTED SUN

COMMODORE

Casino Royal

N/A

2001

Gambling ship Sold for scrap 2010 to Alang

Pacific Princess

PRINCESS CRUISES

PACIFIC

Pullmantur

2002

Formerly Love Boat.Thru V-Ships sold to Pullmantur-Spain

VIKING SERENADE

RCCI

ISLAND ESCAPE

Joint Venture RCCI and First Choice

2002

For more info see archive.

SEABOURN GODDESS I

SEABOURN

SEADREAM -I

SeaDream Yacht Club-Norway

2001

Sept.1

SEABOURN GODDESS II

SEABOURN

SEADREAM -II

SeaDream Yacht Club-Norway

2001

Sept.1

WASA QUEEN

SILJA  LINE

WASA QUEEN

STAR  CRUISES

2001

Used for China Market.

HYUNDAI KUMGANG

HYUNDAI MERCHANT MARINE

Super Star Capricorn

STAR  CRUISES

2001

Back from charter and renamed.

PALOMA

SCL - OVERSEAS

PALOMA

DI MAIO & PARTNERS - ITALY

2002

 

COSTA RIVIERA

COSTA  CROCIERE

India

2002

Sold for scrap to India

SUPER STAR TAURUS

STAR  CRUISES

SILJA OPERA

SILJA LINE

2002

Back from charter and renamed.

SWITZERLAND

LEISURE  CRUISES

OCEAN MONARCH

Majestic Int. Cruises-Greece

2002

R - 5

CRUISEINVEST

BLEU DREAM

PULLMANTUR

2002

Charter ended March.2003.

R - 8

CRUISEINVEST

MINERVA-II

SWAN-HELLENIC

2003

Charter for 7 years.

R - 3

RENAISSANCE

PACIFIC PRINCESS

P & O GROUP

2002

Charter with option to purchase.

R - 4

RENAISSANCE

TAHITIAN PRINCESS

P & O GROUP

2002

Charter with option to purchase.

VALTUR PRIMA

NINA  Cia di NAVIGATIONE

CARIBE

FESTIVAL CRUISES

2002

Charter for 5 years

PALMIRA

SCL - OVERSEAS

JASMINE

MANO CRUISES

2002

Charter

SEA PRINCESS

PRINCESS CRUISES

ADONIA

P & O -UK

2003

Internal transfer

ARCADIA

P & O -UK

OCEAN VILLAGE

P & O -UK

2003

Internal transfer

Nieuw-Amsterdam (exPatriot)

CARNIVAL Corp.

THOMSON SPIRIT

CARNIVAL Corp.

2003

10 Year charter to Louis Cruises sub-charter Thomson Holidays for 3 1/2 year.

MINERVA

SWAN-HELLENIC

EXPLORER II

V-Ships

2003

Ship owned  by V-Ships-Monaco Charter for 3 years.Month's may-nov.Wintertime charter by Abercrombie&Kent as EXPLORER II
In summertime as Alexander von Humboldt -Phoenix Seereisen

NORWEGIAN STAR - I

ACTINORSHIPPING-NORW.

CROWN

ACTINOR SHIPPING

2003

Charter for 3 1/2 year to Crown Inv.-PRC.

PLATINUM

LEBEMANN

DISCOVERY

FIDUCIA SHIPPING

2002

Charter for 5 years to UK-based Voyages of Discovery.

CROWN ODYSSEY

ORIENT LINE

NORWEGIAN CROWN

Norwegian Cruise Line

2003

Internal transfer

R - 2

CRUISEINVEST

REGATTA

OCEANA - CRUISES

2003

Long term charter

R - 1

CRUISEINVEST

INSIGNIA

OCEANA - CRUISES

2003

Long term charter

MAGIC - I

ALBERTA TRADING

MIRAGE

Ocean Club Cruises

2003

Short cruises same owners

INDEPENDENCE

AMCV

INDEPENDENCE

Norwegian Cruise Line for brand NCL-AMERICA

2003

Ship never sailed for NCL-America.sold via broker for scrap 2007.

ISLAND BREEZE

PREMIER

2003

Sold for scrap to India

R - 6

CRUISEINVEST

BLEU STAR

PULLMANTUR

2003

Charter ended Nov.2004.

R - 7

CRUISEINVEST

DELPHIN RENAISSANCE

DELPHIN SEEREISEN

2003

Charter starts june.

NISSOS KYPROS

SALAMIS

VEESHAM IX

DUBAI BROKERS

2003

Sold for scrap to India. 

REMBRANDT

PREMIER

ROTTERDAM

RDM

2003

Hotel and Congress ship (see Archive)

UNITED STATES

 US-LINES

 N/N

NCL-AMERICA

2003

REGAL EMPRESS

REGAL CRUISES

REGAL EMPRESS

IMPERIAL MAJESTY

2003

CARONIA

CUNARD

SAGA RUBY

SAGA HOLIDAYS

2004

JUBILEE

CARNIVAL

PACIFIC SUN

P&O-AUSTRALIA

2004

Internal Transfer.

OCEAN BREEZE

IMPERIAL MAJESTY

N/N

GREEN NAVIGATION

2003

Sold for scrap to Bangladesh.

PRINCESA AMOROSA

LOUIS CRUISES

2003

Sold for scrap to India.

DELPHIN

DOLPHIN MARITIME

N/N

Charter to Hansa Kreuzfahrten

2004

SONG of FLOWER

RADISSON SEVEN SEAS

LE DIAMANT

Comp. des Iles du Ponant and Tapis Rouge

2003

Name of combined comp.
Comp. des Iles du Diamant

SEAWIND CROWN

PREMIER CRUISES

2003

Sold for scrap to China. 

ENCHANTED ISLE.

COMMODORE CRUISES

2003

Sold for scrap to India. 

A'ROSA BLU

A'ROSA BRAND (P&O-GERMANY)

AIDA blu

SEETOURS (P&O-GERMANY)

2004

Internal transfer A'ROSA brand sold to Arkona.

RENAISSANCE VII

MARTINOLI

ISLAND SUN

Mauritius Island Cruises

2003

New comp.

RENAISSANCE VIII

MARTINOLI

ISLAND SKY

Mauritius Island Cruises

2003

New comp.

APOLLON*

ROYAL OLYMPIA

 

 

2003

Sold for scrap to India. 

STELLA OCEANIS

ROYAL OLYMPIA

2003

Sold for scrap to India. 

STELLA SOLARIS

ROYAL OLYMPIA

2003

Sold for scrap to India. 

THE EMPRESS

FERRY CHARTER

EMPRESS

JAISU SHIPPING

2003

Sold  to Indian owners. 

SUN BAY

SUNBAY CRUISES

CELEBRITY XPEDITION

Sun Bay Shipping Ltd.Nassau

2003

Small cruiseship used for Galapagos cruises.

SUN BAY-II

SUNBAY CRUISES

CORINTHIAN

HELIOS SHIPPING

2003

Charter to UK Travel Dynamics.

SILVER STAR

SILVER STAR SHIPPING

NANDINI

Thais Owners

2003

ASSEDO*

KAALBY-SHIPPING

2003

Sold for scrap to India.

Albatros

V-Ships(Phoenix Seereisen)

2003

Sold for scrap to India.

NORWEGIAN SKY

NCL

PRIDE of ALOHA

NCL - AMERICA

2003

Internal transfer eff. 2004

CROWN

ACTINOR

ALBATROS

CLUB CRUISES

2004

Longterm charter to Phoenix Seereisen

NOORDAM*

HAL

THOMSON CELEBRATION

HAL

2004

Longterm charter to UK-based Thomson.Nov.'04

HYUNDIA PONGNAE

ACTINOR

OMAR III

KONG WAY

2004

SUPERSTAR CAPRICORN

STAR CRUISES

GRAND LATINO

VIAJES IBEROJET SA

2004

 

CORINTHIAN

HELIOS SHIPPING

CONSTELLATION

Dolco Investment Cyprus

2004

Charter to Helios Shipping

AMBASADOR -I

GALAPAGOS CRUISES

2004

Sold for scrap.

OLYMPIA  COUNTESS

ROYAL OLYMPIA

OCEAN COUNTESS

MAJESTIC INTERNATIONAL

2004

Acquired by public auction

FLAMENCO

FESTIVAL

NEW  FLAMENCO

CRUISES ELYSIA

2004

 Charter to Spanish Travelplan. For 2 years

SUPER STAR ARIES

STAR CRUISES

HOLIDAY DREAM

SEAHAWK MARITIME

2004

 Charter to Spanish Pullmantur

PRIMEEXPRESS ISLAND

TRANSHIP

ROCHDALE ONE

DUTCH BUILDING CORP.

2004

 Hotelship for students Sold for scrap to Turkey 2013

PRINCESA VICTORIA

LOUIS CRUISES

N/N

2004

 Sold for scrap to Bangladesh.

THE NEPTUNE

UNIVERSAL CRUISES

N/N

eASYCRUISE

2004

 Operations starts 2005

SUPER STAR LEO

STAR CRUISES

NORWEGIAN SPIRIT

NCL

2004

 Internal transfer effected 2005

NORWEGIAN SEA

NCL

SUPERSTAR LIBRA

STAR CRUISES

2005

 Internal transfer

MIRAGE

OCEAN CLUB CRUISES

Magic-1

ISRAMCO SHIPPING

2004

Sold by Public Auction

Olympia Voyager

ROYAL OLYMPIA

GRAND VOYAGER

Horizon Navigation Inc.

2004

Sold by Public Auction.  Charter to Viajes Iberojet

Olympia Explorer

ROYAL OLYMPIA

EXPLORER

Stella Maritime

2004

Sold by Public Auction.  Purchased by Stella  Maritime(V-Ships) Charter Seawise Foundation for 15 years.

OMAR -II

KONG WAY

MACAU SUCCESS

CAPITURE SUCCESS

2004

Casino ship.

QUEEN VICTORIA

CUNARD

ARCADIA

P&O-UK

2005

Internal transfer see page news

ADONIA

P&O -UK

SEA PRINCESS

PRINCESS-CRUISES

2005

Internal transfer back to Princess under old name.

ROYAL PRINCESS

PRINCESS CRUISES

ARTEMIS

P&O-UK

2005

Internal transfer.

THE AZUR

FESTIVAL

ROYAL IRIS

MANO CRUISES

2004

Acquired by public auction. Owned by Golden Cruises

BOLERO

FESTIVAL

N/N

CRUISES ELYSIA

2004

Acquired by public auction. laid-up

Sunbird

Sun/Airtours/MyTravel

Thomson Destiny

Louis sold to Med Cruise 05

2004

Sun Cruises close down own cruise  activities Charter to Thomson Cruises-UK. Sold to Med Cruise Lease back for 10 years by Louis.

Sundream

Sun/Airtours/MyTravel

Dream Princess

Tumaco Nav.Comp. (Lance Shipping)

2004

Sun Cruises close down own cruise  activities

Carousel

Sun/Airtours/MyTravel

AQUAMARINE

Hire/Purchase Louis Cruises

2004

Charter to Sun Cruises until may 2005 By end charter renamed into Aquamarine     

OCEAN EXPLORER -I*

MAJESTIC INT.

2004

Sold for scrap to India

European Vision

FESTIVAL

MSC ARMONIA

MSC

2004

Sold by Public Auction

NANDINI

Star Vegas Travel-Thailand

OLVIARA  renamed
OCEAN PRINCESS

Ocean Princess Cruises-Thailand

2004

ex. Silver Star

EMPRESS

JAISU SHIPPING

2004

Sold for scrap to Bangladesh (ex. The Empress)

BIG RED BOAT II

PREMIER

2004

Sold for scrap to India (ex. Eugenio Costa)

RIVIERA - I

Riviera Holidays

Royal Pacific

King Crown Int.

2004

 

SIREN

CLASSIQUE

UK-Classic Cruises

2004

MISTRAL

FESTIVAL

N/N

AURO SHIPPING (Ahlstom)

2004

Sold by Public Auction
EUROPEAN STAR FESTIVAL MSC SINFONIA MSC 2004 Sold by Public Auction enter service march 2005
Caribe Nina Cruises ATHENA Arcalia Shipping 2004 On charter with purchase option.
PAUL GAUGUIN Centre Group Holdings  Not renamed Grand Circle Corp./Vantage de Luxe on 50/50 -Paul Gaugin Shipping Ltd. 2004 On charter to Radisson up to and incl. 2008
BERLIN Peter Deilmann Saga Cruises Spirit of Adventure 2004 End 2004 out of business for Deilmann. Purchased by Saga On charter to Metropolis Tur - Russia for 1 year. New name Orange Melody.
WORLD DISCOVERER Society Expeditions WORLD DISCOVERER Sold by Public Auction to World Adventurer 2004 laid-up
UNIVERSE EXPLORER Mariser Marine     2004 Sold for scrap to India
TARAS SHEVCHENCO JSC-Antarktika  N/N N/N -Singapure 2004 Sold for scrap to Bangladesh
ANTONINA NEZHDANOVA Far East Shipping Co     2004 Damaged Oct.21-'04 in Japan typhoon. Total loss. Sold for scrap to PRC.
ATALANTE New Paradise Cruises     2004 Sold for scrap to India
LILI MARLEEN Peter Deilmann Lili Marleen Shelwina Corp. 2004 Sold to Thailand
MISTRAL Auro Shipping(Alstohm) Grand Mistral Viajes Iberojet 2005  Sold to Iberojet

BOLERO

CRUISES ELYSIA

Orient Queen

Abou Merhi Lines

2004

 
SEAWING Scandinavian Leisure Group PERLA Louis Cruises 2004 Purchased by Louis
Horizon Celebrity Island Star Island Cruises 2005 6-years lease agreement to daughter Island Cruises
Radisson Diamond Radisson Seven Seas(formal owners Finnish banks) ASIA  STAR Kong Way-Stanley Ho 2005 casinoship Hand-over june 2005.
Olvia  K&O Shipping NEPTUNE Wide Asia -Walden Maritiem 2004 casinoship
Costa Tropicale Costa PACIFIC STAR P&O Australia 2005 Mid 2005 internal transfer
Grand Latino Viajes Iberojet Boudicca Fred. Olsen 2005 Start operations for Fred Olsen early 2006
Princesa Cypria Louis Cruises N/N N/N 2005 Sold for scrap
ISLAND SKY Mauritius Island Cruises ISLAND SKY Island Sky Owners 2005 On charter to Noble Caledonia
ISLAND SUN Mauritius Island Cruises CORINTHIAN II Corinthian II Owners 2005 On charter to Travel Dynamics
CRYSTAL HARMONY Crystal Cruises ASUKA - II Nippon Yusen Kaisha 2005 Dec.2005 Internal transfer
TRITON Royal Olympia CORAL Louis Cruises 2005 Purchased by public auction
World Renaissance Royal Olympia Grand Victoria Ravenscroft Shipmanagement 2005 Purchased by public auction
Odysseus* Royal Olympia Lucky Star Mantovana Holding V-Ships 2005 Purchased by public auction now casinoship.
NORWAY* NCL/Star     2006 Tow to Malysia- Future unclear. Sold for scrap.Jan.06
ASUKA Nippon Yusen Kaisha AMADEA V-Ships 2006 On charter to Phoenix Seereisen
Viking Polaris Viking Polaris POLARIS Murmansk Shipping 2005 Purchased april 2005
Viking Bordeaux Viking Cruises MADAGASCAR Shatiek Shipping 2005 Purchased may 2005 Cruises in Indian Ocean
 R-6  Cruise Invest Blue Dream Pullmantur-Spain 2005 Purchased july 2005
Caribic Star Anaconda Maritime Coco Explorer II C&C Maritime 2005  
Aquamarine Louis Cruise Arielle Transocean 2006 On charter until oct.2007
ROYAL PACIFIC King Crown Int.  ex.DonJuan-Riviera-1   2005 Damaged by fire and sold for scrap.
TDI KARADENIZ Turkish Maritime Lines  Dream Loral Ltd. Grece 2005  
PACIFIC SKY P&O Australia  Sky Wonder Pullmantur-Spain 2006  
Delphin Renaissance Delphin Seereisen Blue Moon Pullmantur-Spain 2006 Acquired from Cruiseinvest former R-7
QUEEN CONSTANTINA  New Marathon  Forest  Name only used sailing to scrap yard. 2006 Sold for scrap India
NANTUCKET CLIPPER Clipper Cruise Line  Spirit of Nantucket Cruise West 2006  
YORKTOWN CLIPPER Clipper Cruise Line  Spirit of Yorktown Cruise West 2006  
ORIENT VENUS Venus Cruises  Delphin Voyager Enterprise Shipping & Trading 2005 On charter To Delphin Kreuzfahrten and Hansa
COCO EXPLORER I Coco Explorer (C&C Marine) N/N   2005 Sold for scrap to China - aug.2005
BIRKA PRINCESS Birka Cruises SEA DIAMOND Louis Cruise 2006  
Coco Explorer II C&C Maritime Asian and Pacific Star Inluck Group 2006  
WALRUS Sea containers/Silja JULES VERNE Club Cruise-Veenendaal 2006  Acquired may 06 On charter to Terre de Croisieres -France
NORWAY *  NCL/STAR     2006 Sold for scrap to Alang
OCEAN PRINCESS Ocean Princess Cruises Siritara Ocean Queen Siritara Enterprise -Thailand 2006  
Ausonia Louis Cruises Ivory Louis Cruises 2006 Re-named only
Dream Princess Tumaco / Lance Dream Tumaco/Lance 2006 Re-named only
Orient Queen Abou Merhi Lines  Orient Queen Louis Cruises 2006 aquired on five year bareboat/hire purchase agreement
The Jasmine Zenith Cruises /Mano FARAH Int.Maritime Investments Company Ltd. Jordan 2006  used as ferry -ship
Olympia 1 Epirotiki     2006 Sold for scrap to Turkey
MSC MONTEREY* MSC Monte   2006 Sold for scrap to Alang.Arrival nov.5-2006
Sarpik Ittuk Arctic Umiaq Line Ocean Nova Nova Cruising (Quark Exped) 2006  
Insignia Cruiseinvest Insignia Oceania Cruises 2006 Aquired after long -term charter.
Regatta Cruiseinvest Regatta Oceania Cruises 2006 Aquired after long -term charter.
Nautica Cruiseinvest Nautica Oceania Cruises 2006 Aquired after long -term charter.
Lili Marleen Majestic International Ocean Countess Majestic International 2006 After bankruptcy of Holiday Kreuzfahrten back to owner and got previous name.
Grand Victoria Ravenscroft Shipmanagement Blue Monarch Monarch Classic Cruises 2006 Charter to Monarch and renamed.

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