Tagged: Genting Cruise Lines

Second Genting Newbuild To Be Sold for Scrap

MV Werften's Global Class ship. Above pictured in Rostock (Artist impression MV Werften)According to news reports, the unfinished hull of Genting Cruise Lines’ second Global Class newbuild will be sold for scrap. The 208,000-ton vessel was in early stages of construction at one of MV Werften’s facilities in Warnemunde, Germany, when the shipbuilding complex declared bankruptcy earlier this year. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

The Taipan Sold to German Religious Organization

The Taipan has found a new home in OM Ships, a Germany-based religious organization famous for its floating bookshops. According to a statement on its website, the Christian charity is in the process of acquiring the vessel, which was previously operated by Genting’s Star Cruises brand. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

V.Ships Leisure Takes Over Management of “Explorer Dream”

Dream Cruises - Explorer Dream in Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal (April 2019)V.Ships Leisure is now managing the full Dream Cruises fleet, having assumed full management responsibilities of the 1999-built “Explorer Dream” on Friday. The company had already taken over management of the “Genting Dream” and “World Dream”, in addition to the “Crystal Serenity”, “Crystal Symphony” and “Crystal Endeavor”. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Questions Over Future of MV Werften

MV Werften's Global Class ship. Above pictured in Rostock (Artist impression MV Werften)Shares of Genting Group were halted on the stock market on Friday as news reports out of Germany signaled problems for Genting-owned MV Werften. The yard recently completed the Crystal Endeavor with the huge Global Dream for Dream Cruises set to be delivered later this year, with a sister ship following in 2023. (cruiseindustrynews.com)