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Scandinavian World

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    Bergen op Zoom Netherlands
  • Interests
    Passengerships 1940 to 1990
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    CMV Cruise & Maritime Voyages
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  1. Here are three pictures from a deck plan for first and second class of NOORDAM from 1916 - offered at ebay. Frank from BOZ/Netherlands
  2. Hi shipgeeks, World Campus Afloat – later Semester at Sea, was initially supported by Holland America Line and from 1971 by C.Y. Tung's Seawise Organisation. Beside the educational cruise organisation,World Explorer Cruises was founded, to employ the ship UNIVERSE CAMPUS / UNIVERSE as a normal cruise ship in the off-school-season. Picture © http://ssmaritime.com/ Cruises in the Caribbean, Panama Canal cruises and many trips to Alaska made World Explorer Cruises a renowned recommended cruise operator. The entire history of Semester at Sea: https://www.semesteratsea.org/
  3. Sold together with MAJESTY OF THE SEAS to unknown Chinese shipping company. Here is the deck plan from 2016, as EMPRESS OF THE SEAS: Empress Of The Seas DP.pdf She was used again on short cruises for Royal Caribbean and also for the new Cuba business. She is the last (planed member) afloat from the Admiral Cruises Fleet (Eastern Cruise Lines / Western Cruise Lines / Sundance Cruise Lines) owned by Norwegian Gotaas-Larsen Shipping Corp. Gotaas-Larsen was also one of the three founders of Royal Caribbean, together with I.M. Skaugen and Anders Wilhelmsen.
  4. Found online one deck plan from SONG OF NORWAY (after stretching): source - ebay international
  5. Here some Deck Plans from this iconic cruiseship as NORDIC PRINCE (RCCL brochure1975): next one as AQUAMARINE 2009: From the three, only the cozy SUN VIKING survived until now 2021. Working as the golden gambling ship ORIENTAL DRAGON in all her beauty in Hongkong: http://www.metropolis-cruise.com/eng/orientaldragon.php
  6. After FTI Kreuzfahrten has sold its ship BERLIN, another operator comes to the horizon that offers cruises where Cuban ports are called. Nicko Cruises, a Portuguese / German joint venture, is offering two 15-day voyages with 5 Cuban ports each (Santiago de Cuba, Cienfuegos, Maria La Gorda, Siguanea, and Havana) on board the WORLD VOYAGER for December - January - February 2021/22 at. Unfortunately the website and brochure is only in German as the ship is marketed in Germany, Belgium and France. 21.12.-04.01.2022 + 01.02.-15.02.2022
  7. Hello Nicholas, SKAUBRYN had a short „life“. After rebuilding 1951 from a cargoship into a comfort emigrant carrier she traveled only until 1958 when she caught fire on 31. of March 1958 in the Indian Ocean on route to Australia. The hole story about SKAUBRYN you can read at the SSMARITIME website of Reuben Goosen: http://ssmaritime.com/Skaubryn-intro.htm in five chapters. Here is the deck plans of the ship when she was under charter 1957 for the Greek Lines North Atlantic service: source - ebay international
  8. @alikaalex Here some deck plans from the beauty: SOUTHWARD 1974: SOUTHWARD 1991: unfortunately she lost her cinema after sales 1995 rebuilding to SEAWING PERLA 2005: and a beauty picture as PERLA in Louis Cruise Line colors:
  9. Hello annnmarie, Here is a short bio of GRUZIYA until 2003. https://web.itu.edu.tr/bilgili/Ships/soviet/blasco/gruziya/gruziya.htm After bankrupty of the Dutch Club Cruise company she got sold to Salamis Cruise Lines for whom she sailed until now (2020) as SALAMIS FILOXENIA for short cruises from Cyprus. https://www.salamiscruiselines.com/ Plans as built 1975: Plans actual:
  10. Here are plans from 1968, 1970 and 1991 from STARWARD one of the pioneers of modern cruising 1968 1970 1991
  11. Interesting report: The Rise and Fall of Regency Cruises https://crociereuk.wordpress.com/2011/07/15/the-rise-and-fall-of-regency-cruises/
  12. As the President Roosevelt: As totally rebuilt Atlantis - running mate for Amerikanis for Chandris America Lines
  13. here some deck plans of the ship during her metamorphosis: As La Guardia: As the Leilani:
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