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Thursday, 03 January 2013 23:59

The newly refurbished SuperStar Gemini has set sail from Penang International Cruise Terminal on 2 January 2013 for the first time. This 50,764-tonnage passenger cruise vessel is on its inaugural cruise across Asia, and is being homeported in Penang this month until the 31st of January only. Before arriving in Penang, SuperStar Gemini embarked from the Singapore Cruise Centre. It will next be homeported in Sanya, China from February to March, and in Shanghai from April to October.

The refurbished SuperStar Gemini can carry up to 1,700 passengers, and features upgraded navigational and safety systems, restyled cabins, restaurants, entertainment and recreational facilities and a new hull artwork, depicting the constellation Gemini twins in vibrant colours. It houses 766 luxury guest cabins, over 6,000 sq feet duty-free retail area, a spa and health club and also offers a broad range of Asian and international cuisine.

Mr William Ng, Chief Operating Officer of Star Cruises remarked that 2013 marks the cruise operator’s 20th anniversary since their first cruise, and this is the 4th year Star Cruises has been operating in Penang.

Star Cruises, together with Norwegian Cruise Line is the third largest cruise operator in the world that owns a combined fleet of 18 ships visiting over 200 destinations in the world. These include destinations and islands in Asia-Pacific, North and South America, Hawaii, Caribbean, Alaska, Europe, Mediterranean and Bermuda. For more information, please visit


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Last Updated on Friday, 04 January 2013 15:29

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