Crystal Cruises was founded in 1988 by parent company, NYK Lines of Japan—one of the largest shipping companies in the world.
Crystal Cruises  is a top ranked cruise line. Overview of Crystal activities.

March 3-2015 Genting Hong Kong Buys Crystal Cruises
Genting announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Crystal Cruises, Inc. from Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha of Japan (NYK).
Crystal Cruises announced an expansion plan under new owners Genting Hong Kong. Ocean ships get a new class  called Diamond class. Its first new ships in decades. Plus, Crystal will expand into adventure, yacht and river cruising, and luxury jet trips. The Crystal Diamond class will be about the same size as the 20-year-old Crystal Symphony and the 2003-built Crystal Serenity .The Diamond class to build on Genteng own German yard  Werften.

Crystal Yacht Cruises Founded in December  2015  After the acquisition of the Megastar Taurus a yacht from Genting/Star. Renamed as Crystal Esprit will embark on its maiden voyage on December 23  as the first expansion of the Crystal Cruises Yacht/Expedition fleet. The 62-guest, 3,300-tonn yacht will offer intimate, exclusive, and immersive experiences with a boutique ambiance, said the company. Technology includes a two-passenger submarine, four 10-passenger zodiacs, and a single 32-passenger yacht tender. In 2020 the first expedition ship enter service the Crystal Endeavour about 25.000 tons suitable for 200 passengers.

Crystal River Cruises Founded in Spring 2017. In 2019 with a fleet of 5 ultra luxe river ships. Ships  will operate on European Waterways.

Crystal Luxury Air with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner will launch in 2017. The aircraft, which typically seats 300, will fly 60 guests in fully reclining business class seats to destinations to which major airlines do not offer non stop service.

For all ships please visit Fleetlist under C - Crystal


"CRYSTAL SERENITY"  Built:  2003- Tonnage: 68.870 gt. - Passengers:  1070 - Crew: 650

"CRYSTAL SYMPHONIE" Built: 1995 - Tonnage: 51.044 gt. - Passengers: 922
  Crew: 530 pers.

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