MS Color Magic

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ColorMagic Liegeplatz Taufe Kiel2007.jpg
Color Magic in Kiel in 2007
Name: Color Magic
Owner: Color Line
Port of registry: Oslo,  Norway
Ordered: 27 May 2005[1]
Yard number: 1355[1]
Laid down: 8 August 2006[1]
Launched: 15 December 2006[1]
Christened: 15 September 2007[1]
Acquired: 6 September 2007[1]
In service: 17 September 2007[1]
Identification:IMO number9349863
General characteristics
Length: 224 m (734 ft)[1]
Beam: 35 m (115 ft)[2]
Draught: 6.80 m (22.3 ft)[2]
Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph)[2]
  • 2,600 passengers
  • 2,975 passenger beds
  • 1016 cabins
  • 550 cars
  • 1,270 lanemeters[2]
Notes: Sister ship to Color Fantasy

MS Color Magic is a cruiseship owned and operated by the Norway-based shipping company Color Line on its route connecting Oslo, Norway, with Kiel, Germany. She was built at Aker Finnyards Rauma Shipyard, Finland in 2007 and has been the largest ferry in the world ever since.[3][4]

Color Magic is a sister vessel of MS Color Fantasy, delivered to Color Line in 2004. The ship has over 1000 cabins and 54 suites.[5] Unlike her sister, Color Fantasy was built in Turku. Color Magic has 89 more cabins than Color Fantasy, as well as larger conference facilities, making it slightly larger in terms of gross tonnage.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k (in Swedish) MS Color Magic (2007) at Fakta om Fartyg, retrieved 13. 9. 2007
  2. ^ a b c d e (in Norwegian) Color Line website : Color Magic - Fakta[permanent dead link], retrieved 13. 9. 2007
  3. ^ New delivery - Star. Ferry Technology, June/July 2007. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  4. ^ Official launch of Color Magic in Kiel Archived 2014-01-01 at the Wayback Machine. Businessland, December 2007. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  5. ^ a b (in Norwegian) VG: Her er nye Color Magic, retrieved 6. 9. 2007

External links[edit]

Media related to IMO 9349863 at Wikimedia Commons

Preceded by
MS Color Fantasy
World's Largest Cruiseferry
Succeeded by