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Disney Cruise Line Expands to Four Ships, Earns Profits for Mickey

Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse are joined by (from left to right) Bernard Meyer, managing partner of Meyer Werft, Captain Wolfgang Thos, also from Meyer Werft, Captain Tom Forberg and Karl Holz, president of Disney Cruise Line as they celebrate … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Disney Fantasy ‘float out’ Ceremony marks near completion of 4th ship in fleet

In a ceremony very similar to last year’s Disney Dream ‘float out’ the 4th ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet, the Disney Fantasy, left the dry dock at Meyer Werft shipyard yesterday to begin the next stage of its … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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