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Registered Owner: Norwegian Dawn Ltd. - USA -Beneficial owner: Norwegian Cruiseline Holdings -USA - Operator:  Norwegian Cruise Line.

Original ordered by 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. A new trend in the cruise world is to paint artwork on the hull of the ship. After Aida and -A'rosa ships. The Norwegian Dawn is the first newbuild NCL ship with artwork on the hull. The hull artwork is designed by Graphic Designer Keith Allen.
Febr. 2011 The Dawn will spend the entire month of May in drydock at Freeport. A total of 58 new staterooms 28 suites and 30 inside cabins will be added. The suites are going into the areas currently occupied by the Spinnaker Lounge and the movie theater. Those facilities will be moved. It underwent a major drydock refurbishment in Febr/May 2011 that included the replacement of one engine, as well as preventative maintenance and the removal and replacement of both bearings on the port and starboard Azipods.
April 2005. The Norwegian Dawn had encountered heavy weather- with what was described as a 70-foot rogue wave and gale-force winds that smashed windows and flooded more than 60 cabin -- while returning to New York from a cruise to the Bahamas
May 20-2015 Norwegian Dawn came alongside at Heritage Wharf at Bermuda's Royal Naval Dockyard at 7 a.m. Norwegian Dawn came alongside at Heritage Wharf at Bermuda's Royal Naval Dockyard at 7 a.m.Norwegian Dawn temporarily lost power on departure from King's Wharf at the Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda, and 'made contact with the channel bed. The incident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. ET Tuesday. Norwegian said the ship had restored full power, and on-board services continue as scheduled. No injuries were reported. Norwegian Cruise Line said the ship's officers, engineers and lead technical teams, along with classification society DNVGL inspectors and a team of independent divers, are working on a complete assessment of the vessel. Norwegian Cruise Line blamed a temporary malfunction of Norwegian Dawn's steering system, causing the ship to sail slightly off course on departure from Bermuda, for its grounding on a reef and said on-board personnel and a dive team confirmed the ship's structural integrity. With high tide, Norwegian Dawn was refloated and moved to a nearby anchorage position, where it will remain overnight.

July 20-2016 A month-long dry dock where she received enhancements to every part of the onboard experience. From two brand new restaurants and three new bars and lounges, updated design and décor in all public spaces, to a refurbishment of all staterooms including a complete makeover of the ship’s signature Garden Villas, some of the largest suites at sea.

Entered service: 2002 - Refit 2011 - Gross tonnage: 92.250 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 2332(after refit) - All berths: 2914 - Passenger decks: 11 - Length: 294,13 m.-  Beam: 32,20 m. - Drive: diesel/electric: 4 diesel engines make B&W-MAN total output 58.800 kW. - Propulsion: 2 Azipods 19.000 kW each - Max. speed: 24,6 knots - Service speed: 20 knots - Built: Meyer Werft - Germany  -Yard no: 649 - Classification: DNV - Flag: Bahamas

Sistership: Norwegian Star

Passenger space ratio all berths 31.65





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