Former Star Cruises Ships Sail to Alang for Scrapping

Superstar Gemini in Singapore, October 2013 (Credit - Gerolf Drebes)After spending several months in lay up, the ex-SuperStar Aquarius and the ex-SuperStar Gemini recently completed their final journeys to the scrapyard.

Formerly operated by Star Cruises, the sister ships will now be scrapped at the Alang Shipbreaking Yard, in India.

During the process, the vessels – which were renamed MV Arius and MV Gem for their last voyages – will be dismantled, with building materials, fixtures and systems being removed for repurposing or recycling.

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