Amusement World


Cruise line
New Century Tours (Small Cruise Lines)

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Amusement World Review and Specifications

Specifications of Amusement World

Year built 1967  /  Age : 51
Flag state Tuvalu
Builder Lindholmens Varv AB (Goteborg, Sweden)
Class casino cruise ship
Owner New Century Maritime
Operator New Century Tours Corporation
Speed 14 kn / 26 kph / 16 mph
Length (LOA) 141 m / 463 ft
Beam (width) 22 m / 72 ft
Gross Tonnage 12764 gt
Passengers 946 - 1300
Crew 450
Decks 6
Cabins 250
Decks with cabins 3
Last Refurbishment 1997
Former names Patricia, Stena Oceanica, Stena Saga, Crown Princess Victoria, Pacific Star, Sun Fiesta, Lion Queen

Review of Amusement World

Launched in 1967 as Patricia, Amusement World is one of the gambling vessels sailing in the waters of Singapore operated by New Century Cruise Lines. 

History - construction & ownership

The 12,764-ton, 1,300-passenger cruise ship Amusement World has two sister ships: Saga, which sailed for Swedish Lloyd, and Svea, which sailed for Svea Lines. Patricia was designed to be a car and passenger ferry sailing in Northern Europe (Bilbao, Spain - Southampton, England service). 

Initially, the vessel was capable to carry 175 cars and 750 passengers. The owner Swedish Lloyd decided to sell the Patricia to Stena Lines in 1978 and the name of the vessel was changed to Stena Oceanica. Future changes in the ship's design included an increase in the cabins' number, and passengers capacity reached 1,300.

Cruise itinerary program

Amusement World was relocated in Singapore in order to replace Leisure World (ex-Skyward), when Leisure World duties in Singapore were cancelled. Most of the time, Amusement World spends anchored in the Singapore Straits.

Amusement World

Dining options - Food & Drinks

The 250-seat Patricia's Restaurant offers western and oriental buffet-style meals to sharpen the appetite of all passengers. A-la-carte service is also available. The 40-seat Hawker Centre is the venue to sample hawke feast every evening.

Entertainment options - Fun & Sport

The latest changes transforming the vessel into a gambling ship resulted in increasing the space of the main gaming area on C Deck. The venues on Saloon Deck were refurbished in order guests on board the vessel to take advantage of food, karaoke and massage.

The Lion Bar features daily show including magic and games to keep all passengers entertained. After the show, guests can continue to sample various wines and other drinks till the wee hours. The Sporty Bar is the place to soothe in jazz. It offers a ping pong table, putting green and dart-throwing board. Along the walkway to the Lion Bar, there is a state-of-the-art video arcade attracting guests of all ages.

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