December 6, 2013


MS Albatros is a cruise ship, operated by the Germany-based travel agency Phoenix Reisen. She was built in 1973 by Wärtsilä Helsinki New Shipyard, Finland for Royal Viking Line as Royal Viking Sea, and has also sailed under the names Royal Odyssey, Norwegian Star, and Crown.
Read more at Wikipedia | Sister Ships: Bouddica, Black Watch
ALBATROS by Dutch shipspotter
ALBATROS, a photo by Dutch shipspotter on Flickr.

ALBATROS by Dutch shipspotter
ALBATROS, a photo by Dutch shipspotter on Flickr.

Allure of the Seas

MS Allure of the Seas is an Oasis-class cruise ship owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International. Together with her sister ship, Oasis of the Seas, she holds the record for the largest passenger ship ever constructed, although Allure is 50 millimetres (2.0 in) longer than Oasis, making her technically the largest despite the fact that both ships have identical superstructures. Designed under the name "Project Genesis", she was ordered from Aker Finnyards in February... Read more at Wikipedia | Sister Ship: Oasis of the Seas
Allure of the Seas!! by mandyliicious
Allure of the Seas!!, a photo by mandyliicious on Flickr.


MS Amadea is a cruise ship owned by Amadea Shipping Company and operated under charter by the Germany-based Phoenix Reisen. She was originally built in 1991 by the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan as MS Asuka for Nippon Yusen Kaisha. In 2006 she was sold to her current owners and entered service with Phoenix Reisen.
Read more at Wikipedia
Amadea Tyne 250809 by silvermop
Amadea Tyne 250809, a photo by silvermop on Flickr.

Amadea by dwheel123
Amadea, a photo by dwheel123 on Flickr.
Amadea by Bingley Hall
Amadea, a photo by Bingley Hall on Flickr.
Amadea by SidPix
Amadea, a photo by SidPix on Flickr.

December 2, 2013


MS Amsterdam is a cruise ship owned and operated by Holland America Line, named for the northern Holland city of Amsterdam. She is the line's Pacific flagship and is a sister ship to MS Rotterdam. She is the co-flagship of Holland America Line along with Rotterdam. As with Rotterdam, Amsterdam features a multi-million dollar art collection. This includes a three story tall fully functional Astrolabe in the main atrium which took over 15 years to design... Read more at Wikipedia | Sister Ship: Rotterdam