MS Excellence Pearl Review and Specifications
Specifications of MS Excellence Pearl
|Year built||2003 / Age : 15|
|Builder||Scheepswerf Grave BV (Grave, Holland)|
|Operator||Reisebüro Mittelthurgau AG|
|Length (LOA)||82 m / 269 ft|
|Beam (width)||10 m / 33 ft|
|Decks with cabins||2|
|Former names||MS Rembrandt|
Review of MS Excellence Pearl
MS Excellence Pearl cruise ship was launched in 2003 (as "MS Rembrandt") and renamed in 2017. The riverboat is owned by the German travel company Excellence Flussreisen and operated by Reiseburo Mittelthurgau AG (marketing and sales). Itineraries are on the European rivers Rhine, Moselle, Neckar and Saar.
MS Excellence Pearl has 41 double cabins on 2 decks, all of which are outside and equally sized (12 m2 / 130 ft2). Upper Deck cabins are with French Balcony (accessed via sliding glass door / floor-ceiling opening window). Main Deck cabins have 2x large porthole windows (half-height and non-opening / for safety reasons).
All staterooms offer as standard amenities flat TV (satellite reception, ship info channel, real-time bow camera views), phone, wardrobe, electronic safe box (in the closet), double bed (convertible to twins), bedside tables, wall-mounted reading lamps, writing table with padded stool, en-suite bathroom (single-sink vanity, WC, shower, hairdryer), individually controllable air-conditioning.
The ship boasts a friendly, light lounge to spend relaxing hours socializing or reading. Everywhere aboard guests will find a bright interior of white, pastel, mother of pearl and precious materials. Onboard entertainment includes quiz games, crew show, themed and dance nights (often with live music). A further highlight which takes place during many journeys are events like language courses, folklore or history lectures about the visited region along the itinerary route.
Onboard dining includes a balanced breakfast buffet, pastries, coffee and tea in the afternoon, as well as a variety of European dishes for lunch and dinner. The elegant restaurant offers breakfast from a varied buffet of warm and cold delicacies. For lunch, salads and starters are served as a buffet, while the multi-course menu is served. In the evening, a fine menu in several courses is offered. The culinary highlight onboard is the gala dinner. The attentive staff and qualified tour guides are always available onboard this elegant, German-speaking ship.
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- In February 2018, MSC Group and MOBY LINES signed a shipbuilding contract with the Chinese companies GSI (Guangzhou Shipyard International) and CSTC (China Shipbuilding Trading Co) for 4 new luxury cruiseferries. Each ship has passenger capacity 2500, cargo capacity 3765 lanemeters (750 cars or 250 trailers), length 230 m (755 ft) and speed 24 knots. The contract includes the option for additional 4 ships of the same design. Two of the new ships (1st and 3rd) are for GNV, the other two (2nd and 4th) - for MOBY LINES. First ship's delivery was scheduled for 2020. Both Chinese shipbuilders are subsidiaries of the state-owned coproration CSSC (China State Shipbuilding Corporation).