Former names: Princess Danae, Baltica, Starlight Express, Danae, Therisos Express, Port Melbourne

Lisboa cruise ship

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Lisboa Review and Specifications

Specifications of Lisboa

Year built1955  /  Age : 64
Flag state Madeira
BuilderHarland and Wolff Heavy Industries Ltd (Belfast, Northern Ireland UK)
Speed17 kn / 31 kph / 20 mph
Length (LOA)162 m / 531 ft
Beam (width)21 m / 69 ft
Gross Tonnage16531 gt
Passengers576 - 640
Passengers-to-space ratio30
Decks with cabins7
Last Refurbishment2014
Former namesPrincess Danae, Baltica, Starlight Express, Danae, Therisos Express, Port Melbourne

Review of Lisboa

The cruise ship mv Lisboa was built in 1955 as a fast cargo liner for Port Line's UK-Australia express service and later was planned as a car ferry. At last, the vessel was rebuilt as a liner named Danae. 

mv Lisboa

History - construction & ownership

The 16,531-ton, 670-passenger cruise ship mv Lisboa has changed her name several times. The cruise company Classic International Cruises operated the Princess Danae ship from 1994 until 2012. The vessel was transferred to the fleet of Portuscale Cruises at the beginning of 2013 and renamed Lisboa. In 2014 the ship was partially refurbished. 

A curious fact is that in the summer of 2013 mv Lisboa was arrested in Dublin for not paying a fuel bill.

Cruise itinerary program

On February 28, 2015, it was announced that the classic ship, Lisboa, had been sold for scrap and on March 15 would sail for Turkey. 

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