Genting Dream

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Genting Dream at Marina Bay Cruise Centre.jpg
History
Name: Genting Dream
Owner: Genting Hong Kong
Operator: Dream Cruises
Port of registry: Nassau,  Bahamas
Route: Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia
Builder: Meyer Werft
Cost: 960 Mio. $[1]
Yard number: 711
Laid down: 29 July 2015
Launched: 19 August 2016
Maiden voyage: 4 November 2016
In service: 4 November 2016-present
Identification:
Status: In service
General characteristics
Type: Cruise ship
Tonnage: 150,695 GT[2]
Length: 335.33 m (1,100 ft 2 in)[2]
Beam: 39.7 m (130 ft)[2]
Draft: 8.3 m (27 ft)[2]
Decks: 19
Propulsion: 3 Bow Thrusters, 2 Azimuth Thrusters
Capacity: 3,352 passengers
Crew: 1,999

Genting Dream is a cruise ship of Dream Cruises. She was previously ordered as Genting World for Star Cruises. The ship is designed for the Asian cruise market.

The Genting Dream has a length of 335.33 metres (1,100 ft 2 in), a width of 39.7 metres (130 ft), a size of 150,695 GT, and a top speed of over 23 knots.[2]

The construction of Genting Dream, the first ship of the cruise brand, Dream Cruises, was completed on October 12, 2016, and the vessel sailed from Papenburg, Germany the next day.

History[edit]

Genting Dream was ordered in October 2013 for Star Cruises[3] and it should debut for Star Cruises as Genting World. Construction began on 9 February 2015.[4]

On 19 August 2016, Genting Dream was floated out of dry dock.[5]

Genting Dream was christened in November 2016 in Guangzhou by Puan Sri Cecilia Lim, the wife of Genting CEO Lim Kok Thay.[6]

Areas of operation[edit]

A positioning cruise was undertaken from Papenburg to Guangzhou in 2016. Subsequently she has undertaken regional cruises from various Asian ports. [7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "cruise ship orderbook". Retrieved 2016-04-04.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Genting Dream (34079)". DNV GL Vessel Register. Det Norske Veritas. Retrieved 7 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Star Cruises places Contract for New Cruise Vessel". 2013-10-08. Retrieved 2016-04-04.
  4. ^ "First steel cut for a new Star Cruises Ship". 2015-02-09. Retrieved 2016-04-04.
  5. ^ "World Maritime News - VIDEO: Genting Dream Floats Out". 2016-08-22. Retrieved 2016-08-22.
  6. ^ https://www.cruiseindustrynews.com/cruise-news/16007-genting-dream-christened-in-guangzhou-nansha.html Cecilia Lim
  7. ^ "Genting Dream itinerary - Transtar Travel Pte Ltd" (PDF). 2017-02-30. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-12-30. Retrieved 2017-05-02. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  8. ^ "Dream Cruises to Homeport "Genting Dream" Year-Round in Singapore from 3 December 2017". 2017-01-19. Retrieved 2017-05-02.

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