MEYER WERFT hands over Spirit of Discovery

Second of three new cruise ships in 2019 delivered

(PresseBox) ( Papenburg / Emden, )
Today MEYER WERFT handed over Spirit of Discovery to the British cruise line Saga Cruises. The vessel with a rating of 58,250 GT is already the second new build completed by MEYER WERFT in 2019 after Spectrum of the Seas was delivered to Royal Caribbean International in April.

“With great team effort we already completed two modern cruise ships this year”, says Tim Meyer, Managing Director of MEYER WERFT.

Spirit of Discovery stands out with an environmental friendly and resource conserving Design. For the first time MEYER WERFT equipped a ship with the eSiPod propulsion system delivered by Siemens.

Earlier this month, the keel laying for Spirit of Adventure, Saga Cruises’ second new build, was celebrated at MEYER WERFT. Spirit of Adventure will be completed in sum-mer 2020. The ships each have an overall length of 236 metres, a width of 31.2 me-tres, 999 passengers can be accommodated.

Therefore MEYER WERFT will complete three new cruise ships in 2020 as well. In au-tumn 2019, Norwegian Encore is scheduled to be the third vessel delivered by MEYER WERFT this year.

MEYER WERFT currently has a long term orderbook delivery until end of 2023.
MEYER WERFT is looking for new employees in all departments.

More photos can be found at www.meyerwerft.deand

Main data Spirit of Discovery
Tonnage: 58,250 GRT
Overall length: 236.0 m
Width: 31.2 m
Number of decks: 15
Draught: 7.30 m
Machine output 4 x MAN 9L Engine: total 21,600 kW
Propulsion power: 13,000 kW
Speed: 18.0 kn
Passengers: 999
No. of passenger cabins: 554
Number of outside cabins (incl. suites): 554
No. of inner cabins: 0
Crew: approx. 540
Flag: United Kingdom
Class: DNV GL
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