Major expansion works are underway at Port Canaveral. A $587 million development program has been started: the harbor will be widened and deepened and a new terminal and cargo facility will be constructed in order to accommodate more cargo vessels and larger cruise ships. The five-year project is expected to establish the port as an important cargo destination and draw more cruise passengers. Continue reading
Port Canaveral will host Norwegian Cruise Line again and prepares for the arrival of the Norwegian Spirit. A 879-foot, 75,338 tons and 1,996-guest ship, the Spirit was constructed for Star Cruises by Meyer-Werft and launched in 1998. She was bought by Norwegian Cruise Line in 2004 and renamed Norwegian Spirit. It’s the only ship of its class in the Norwegian fleet. The ship is presently based in Barcelona and will leave Europe on November 5th, 2015 on a 16-day cruise to Florida visiting Madeira, Antigua, St. Kitts, St. Maarten and St. Thomas. Continue reading
How do you spend your vacation? Going to the seaside? Every year? If you want to be close to the sea but in a different way or just want to explore it more closely and in the meantime have fun I can tell you how – cruising! This is a way for you and your friends and family, together, to have an amazing holiday! Whether you would like to relax in the spa, sunbathe, dance or whatever you think about you will love this way of spending the holiday. One place to start this adventure – Port Canaveral, one way to spend it – one of the Carnival Cruise ships!
The atrium is the place where all the adventures begin – it is the heart of any Carnival ship. There you will find the answers of any question you have, there you can plan what to do at the shore excursion desk no matter what time it is, no matter if it is day or night.
There are plenty of places to visit inside the ship. Like the art gallery – for example. A great collection of fine art is awaiting for you to see it and why not buy some – many of the paintings are available to buy during the art auctions.
The Disney Dream is a Panamax – cruise ship of the American shipping company Disney Cruise Line . It is the first ship to the shipping company on the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg ( Ems was built). With a length of almost 340 meters, and a survey of approximately 130,000 gross tonnage was the Disney Dream on delivery in December 2010, the largest cruise ship built in Germany.
On 24 April 2007 ordered the Disney Cruise Line , the two post-Panamax cruise ship Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy at the Papenburg shipyard Meyer Werft . On 2 March 2009, the cut of the shipbuilding began reinforcing steel and the end of August of the same year, the keel was laid . On 1 June 2010 was the last building block, a 260-ton portion of the bow mounted. After undocking on 30 October 2010 was the Disney Dream in the night of 12 on the 13th November 2010 from Papenburg on the pent Ems to Eemshaven transferred from where the shipyard began sea trials, the ship was equipped.
It was the last transfer under the flag of the Meyer Werft on Hamburg to Bremerhaven . There the ship was on 9 December – symbolized by the traditional flag change – from the Meyer Werft to the president of Disney Cruise Line, Karl Holz, passed. At the Columbus Quay was still the completion of the equipment and supplies, as well as the ship’s crew, Captain Tom Forberg took command of the ship.
The crossing to Florida on 19 December 2010. The Disney Dream will be on trails in the Caribbean used. The ship was on 19 January 2011 by the U.S. singer and actress Jennifer Hudson baptized. After a two night cruise to editors and competition winner, the Disney Dream left on 26 January 2011 Port Canaveral for its maiden voyage .
The appearance of the ship based on passenger ships of 1930 years and has both design elements of Art Deco and on elements of the Disney World. The hull is black, the white superstructure with two red chimneys. The interior cabins of the Disney Dream all have a “virtual porthole” in which a high-resolution real-time view is shown on the sea. In addition, Disney characters from the animated film are Finding Nemo , or Mickey Mouse recorded. One of the attractions on board, the water slide , “Aqua Duck” called. It is 233 meters long and spans four decks.
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