Disney Wish to be undocked at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg (Germany)

   February 3, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

The construction of DCL-Disney Cruise Line's newest ship - Disney Wish is making great progress. In the next step, the vessel is to be undocked at the Meyer Werft Shipyard in Papenburg Germany. There has been speculation about the launch date but the time will probably come on Saturday, February 5.

Undocking is dependent on the weather conditions, so there may well be delays.

The German shipbuilder hardly announces dates in the current crisis, as large crowds at the shipyard and the yard basin should be avoided.

In addition to the undocking, it is quite clear that the Ems crossing has been scheduled. This was not announced either but is made clear by the announcement of the Lower Saxony State Office for Water Management, Coastal Protection and Nature Conservation. According to the information, the Ems barrier close to Gandersum had been closed on March 28, 2022. Reason: ship transfer.

Disney Wish will be the 54th cruise newbuild at Meyer Werft's Papenburg shipyard. In the future, the yard will build, among other vessels, 2 more Disney ships of this class.

DCL has ordered 3 new ships from Meyer Werft, the first of which is due to be delivered in 2022: Disney Wish. She will be the first liner in DCL's fleet to be LNG-powered (by liquefied natural gas).

Disney Wish cruise ship

Details of the new building are not yet known. However, the cartoon character Rapunzel is supposed to decorate the hull of this luxury boat.

In 2024 and 2025, Meyer Werft will deliver two other Triton-class Disney ships that have been commissioned.