What happened to the Sun Princess cruise ship?
Sun Princess and Sea Princess have been sold, with Sun Princess going to Japan’s Peace Boat, according to a broker. Princess Cruises did not disclose the buyers. The sales are part of Carnival Corp. & plc’s plan to accelerate the removal of less efficient ships.
Is The Sea Princess still in operation?
Sea Princess was transferred to P&O Cruises in late 2002/early 2003. In September 2020 Princess Cruises announced that it had sold the Sea Princess to undisclosed buyers. On 13 November 2020 Sea Princess was officially handed over to Sanya International Cruise Development and renamed Charming.
Where is the Sun Princess current position?
The current position of SUN PRINCESS is at China Coast (coordinates 25.35775 N / 120.37969 E) reported 19 days ago by AIS.
Which Princess ships are leaving the fleet?
Carnival Corp. on Monday announced that Sun Princess and Sea Princess have been sold to undisclosed buyers and will leave the Princess Cruises’ fleet.
Is the Sun Princess being sold?
In September, Princess Cruises announced that they were selling the ship along with her sister ship the Sun Princess. Buyers for the Sea Princess had not been announced while the Sun Princess will be operated for the Japanese NGO Peace Boat starting in 2021 as the Pacific World.
Who owns Sea Princess now?
V. Ships Leisure announced that they had assisted with the handover of the Sea Princess to its new Chinese owners, Sanya International Cruise Development Co., Ltd. The handover was mostly completed via a remote process.
Has the Sun Princess been sold?
How old is the Sun Princess cruise ship?
The first ship in the Sun Class, Sun Princess was introduced in 1995 debuting in the Caribbean and was amongst the largest ships in the world at the time. The 2,000-guest Sun Princess also sailed in Alaska and Panama Canal, among other destinations, before being homeported in Australia in October 2007.
Who owns the Pacific Princess now?
Sycamore Partners is the new owner of the Pacific Princess as the private equity firm has not only bought Azamara, but is adding a fourth R-class ship to the fleet, according to a statement.
Has Sun Princess been scrapped?
All sailings of the Princess Cruises ships Sun Princess and Sea Princess for this summer and next year have been cancelled after the cruise line announced both ships would be sold. The ships are two of 18 to be sold by Carnival Corp, the parent company of Princess Cruises along with the Costa and Carnival cruise lines.