Second Cruise Ship for Asia handed over to Dream Cruise
Today in Bremerhaven, MEYER WERFT handed over the new cruise vessel World Dream (151,300 GRT) to the Asian shipping company Dream Cruises, subsidiary of Genting Hong Kong. Together with the new design, this cruise ship offers passengers a wide range of special features and comfort. About 75% of the cabins are outer cabins and most of these have their own private balcony.
The new ship for Dream Cruises has a capacity for abt. 3376 passengers with a dimension of 151,300 GRT. The ship is 335 meters long, 39.7 meters wide and can reach a speed of more than 23 knots. This cruise ship also carries a small deep sea submarine that can take four guests down to a depth of up to 200 metres. There is also a motorboat which can be booked for excursions. This boat is up to 37 knots or about 68 km/h fast.
Entertainment on the ship is guaranteed state-of-the-art thanks to an interactive communication system and extensive stage equipment. Most modern marine engines as well as numerous energy saving measures are reducing operating costs. The ship has also been designed and built according to the latest safety regulations. World Dream offers 35 restaurants and bars; various entertainment facilities such as theatres, a climbing park as well as plenty of space for other outdoor activities and a large range of virtual reality applications.
“This is our 44th cruise ship we delivered. Our team made a great job. I am proud and thankful for their contribution”, said Tim Meyer, Managing Director of Meyer Werft.
The new cruise ship has been designed for the rapidly growing Asian cruise market.
After being handed over to the cruise company in Bremerhaven, World Dream will set sail to some of the loveliest destinations in Asia where it will offer cruises for two, five and seven nights. Sailing from Hong Kong, it will cruise through spectacular regions in Vietnam and China.
"On the WORLD DREAM with yard number S. 712 was promoted the first time application of innovative components with innovation aid of the Federal Ministry for Economy and energy (BMWi) and the country Lower Saxony."
Cruise ship "World Dream". Image by Meyer Werft GmbH
Main Data World Dream
Tonnage: 151,300 GT
Overall length: 335.35 m
Width: 39.7 m
Number of decks: 20
Draught: 8.30 m
Machine output: MAN 3x 12 V 2x 14V total 76,800 kW
Propulsion power: 41,000 kW
Speed: 23.4 kts
No. of passenger cabins: 1,686
No. of outer cabins (incl. suites): 1,272
No. of inner cabins: 402
Crew: max. 2,016
Theatre seating capacity: approx. 1,000
No. of restaurants: 18
No. of bars/lounges: 12
Total weight of applied paint: approx. 400 t
Total length of installed cables: approx. 2,200 km
Total length of installed pipes: 400 km
Meyer Werft GmbH, press release