Crystal Esprit accidents and incidents

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Former names
MegaStar Taurus

Length (LOA)
85 m / 279 ft

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CruiseMapper's Crystal Esprit cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 71-passenger vessel owned by Crystal Yacht Cruises (Crystal Cruises). Our Crystal Esprit accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • renamed from MegaStar Taurus in 2015
  • 2016 - several cruises were cancelled due to extended drydock
Date Accident
  April 2016 Structural and Technical Issues

Due to planned for the yacht refurbishment that took longer than expected, the following cruise itineraries in the Mediterranean were officially cancelled. The ship’s itinerary program continued as scheduled from April 24, 2016 (leaving from Venice Italy).

Passengers on the canceled (April 17) departure received full refund, reimbursement of nonrefundable travel expenses and airline fees. All booked customers were also given the option of either a free cruise on Crystal Esprit (itineraries 2016 or 2017) or a free cruise on the fleetmate Crystal Symphony (deparure April 17, 2016, Venice to Piraeus-Athens), plus USD 1250 pp in onboard credit.

Next are listed all the yacht's pre-scheduled, then cancelled itineraries.

  • (March 27 - April 2) 6-days Aqaba to Limassol (via Suez Canal) - Mar 27 (Al Aqaba, departing), Mar 28 (At Sea), Mar 29 (Transit the Suez Canal),Mar 30 (Ashdod), Mar 31 (Haifa), Apr 01 (Larnaca), Apr 02 (Limassol)
  • (March 27 - April 10) 14-days Aqaba to Athens (via Suez Canal) - Mar 27 (Al Aqaba, departing), Mar 28 (At Sea), Mar 29 (Transit the Suez Canal),Mar 30 (Ashdod), Mar 31 (Haifa), Apr 01 (Larnaca), Apr 02-03 (Limassol), Apr 04 (Paphos), Apr 05 (Kas), Apr 06-07 (Marmaris), Apr 07 (Rhodes), Apr 08 (Kos), Apr 09 (Paros), Apr 10 (Piraeus-Athens)
  • (April 3 - April 10) 7-days Limassol to Athens - Apr 03 (Limassol, departing), Apr 04 (Paphos), Apr 05 (Kas), Apr 06-07 (Marmaris), Apr 07 (Rhodes), Apr 08 (Kos), Apr 09 (Paros), Apr 10 (Piraeus-Athens)
  • (April 3 - April 17) 14-days Limassol to Dubrovnik Croatia - Apr 03 (Limassol, departing), Apr 04 (Paphos), Apr 05 (Kas), Apr 06-07 (Marmaris), Apr 07 (Rhodes), Apr 08 (Kos), Apr 09 (Paros), Apr 10 (Piraeus-Athens), Apr 11 (Nafplion), Apr 12 (Hydra), Apr 13 (Itea), Apr 14 (Parga), Apr 15 (Corfu), Apr 16 (Kotor), Apr 17 (Dubrovnik)
  • (April 10 - April 23) 13-days Athens to Venice - Apr 10 (Piraeus-Athens, departing), Apr 11 (Nafplion), Apr 12 (Hydra), Apr 13 (Itea), Apr 14 (Parga), Apr 15 (Corfu), Apr 16 (Kotor), Apr 17 (Dubrovnik), Apr 18 (Kotor), Apr 19-20 (Split), Apr 20 (Zadar), Apr 21 (Opatija), Apr 22 (Piran), Apr 23 (Venice)
  • (April 10 - April 17) 7-days Athens to Dubrovnik Croatia - Apr 10 (Piraeus-Athens, departing), Apr 11 (Nafplion), Apr 12 (Hydra), Apr 13 (Itea), Apr 14 (Parga), Apr 15 (Corfu), Apr 16 (Kotor), Apr 17 (Dubrovnik)
  • (April 17 - April 23) 6-days Dubrovnik to Venice - Apr 17 (Dubrovnik, departing), Apr 18 (Kotor), Apr 19-20 (Split), Apr 20 (Zadar), Apr (Opatija), Apr 22 (Piran), Apr 23 (Venice)
  • (April 17 - May 1) 14-days round-trip from Dubrovnik Croatia - Apr 17 (Dubrovnik, departing), Apr 18 (Kotor), Apr 19-20 (Split), Apr 20 (Zadar), Apr 21 (Opatija), Apr 22 (Piran), Apr 23-24 (Venice), Apr 25 (Rovinj), Apr 26 (Sibenik), Apr 27 (Trogir), Apr 28 (Vis), Apr 29 (Hvar), Apr 30 (Korcula), May 01 (Dubrovnik)

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