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  • Disney Fantasy Sails to the Open Sea
    Disney Fantasy Sails to the Open Sea

    Papenburg, Germany the town where Meyer Werft built the two latest Disney Cruise Line ships is 30-miles inland down the winding Ems River. This requires a process known as ‘convenyance’ when the ships are floated out to open sea. Disney’s newest ship, the Disney Fantasy, departed on its conveyance on…

  • Disney Fantasy vs. Disney Dream, What’s Different
    Disney Fantasy vs. Disney Dream, What’s Different

    Via a new video we catch up with Frank de Heer, VP of New Ship Development for Disney Cruise Line, and Philip Gennotte at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany who discuss the difference between building the Disney Fantasy and the Disney Dream. Keep your eyes peeled for some…

  • Disney Dream floats out of Meyer Werft dock
    Disney Dream floats out of Meyer Werft dock

    Early this morning near Papenburg, Germany, the third ship in the Disney Cruise Line stable, The Disney Dream, floated out of the dry dock of Meyer Werft in a special ceremony. I’ll miss my weekly peek at construction via the web cam, but look forward to seeing it in person…

  • Disney Dream nears completion
    Disney Dream nears completion

    Hard to believe that the next ship in the Disney Cruise Line, the Disney Dream, is just 6 months away from completion and its maiden voyage. Here’s a short video showing the progress and some concept art of what things will look like when they’re finished. You can also keep…

  • Disney Dream Construction Photos
    Disney Dream Construction Photos

    In a rare bit of behind the scenes preview, the Disney Cruise Line has released a few photos of the Disney Dream, scheduled for completion in 2011. Also, you can now see a “web cam” of the Disney Dream under construction at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany. I had…

  • Work Begins on New Disney Cruise Line Ship in Germany
    Work Begins on New Disney Cruise Line Ship in Germany

    Disney Cruise Line began construction on two new ships today with a steel cutting ceremony at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Scheduled for completion in 2011 and 2012, the new ocean liners will further advance the company‚Äôs one-of-a-kind guest experience and create more family cruise options with a…

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