DISNEY FANTASY Arrives In New York

DISNEY FANTASY In New York City, February 28, 2012. Courtesy Disney Cruise Line, David Roark photographer

DISNEY FANTASY, the newest ship of Disney Cruise Line, sailed past the Statue of Liberty Tuesday after traveling from Bremerhaven, Germany to New York.  The 4,000-passenger vessel will be christened in New York on March 1, then sail to her home port of Port Canaveral, Florida. With a maiden voyage on March 31, the DISNEY FANTASY will sail seven-night cruises to the Caribbean and Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay.

Structurally, DISNEY FANTASY is almost identical to the 2011-built DISNEY DREAM, with a gross tonnage of 130,000, a length of 340 meters (1,120 ft) and a width of 37 meters (121 ft). Registered in the Bahamas and built by Meyer Werft of Papenburg, Germany, DISNEY FANTASY has 1,250 staterooms.

Martin Cox

Martin Cox

MARTIN COX - Founder and publisher of MaritimeMatters, inspired by maritime culture and technology growing up in the port of Southampton. He works as a photographer in Los Angeles, and his works has been exhibited in LA, San Francisco, New York, London and Iceland.Martin is the co-writer of the book “Hollywood to Honolulu; the story of the Los Angeles Steamship Company” published by the Steam Ship Historical Society of America. The Los Angeles Maritime Museum has commissioned artworks and collected his photographs.
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