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Thursday, 03 September 2015 09:45

Date: 4 - 27 September

Venue: Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal

Logos Hope, the world’s largest floating book fair, is gearing up for its final visit to Penang during this tour of South East Asia. The ship will be opened to the public on Friday, 4 September to allow visitors the opportunity to meet crewmembers and purchase books.

In the previous visits to Penang, Logos Hope crew members were involved in various events to connect with the locals, including ship tours for blind and deaf visitors. Logos Hope is a place where everyone can feel warmly welcomed. 

The 400 crew members of the ship come from 55 diverse countries and cultures. Despite their differences, they work together with a common goal: share love and care through social service projects and good literature. In their upcoming visit, the Logos Hope team will continue to serve the local community in Penang, bringing help and hope to those who are lacking in basic education and healthcare.

Bringing good literature to people is another key facet of the ship’s purpose.  Logos Hope offers an expanded selection of over 5,000 titles at affordable prices. They cover a range of subjects including science, sports, hobbies, and family life. With children’s titles, academic texts, dictionaries, atlases and more, the book fair is something the whole family can enjoy.

Additionally, the rest of the Visitor Experience deck is also open for the public to explore. From the Welcome Area, which introduces the vessel through a short movie and interactive displays, to the International Café, which has ice cream, drinks and snacks for sale, there is sure to be something for everyone.

MV Logos Hope will open to the public at Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminalfrom Friday, 4 September until Sunday, 27 September. Entrance Fee is RM1; children under 12 enter for free, but must be accompanied by an adult. The ship is open from 10.00 am to 09:30 pm Tuesday through Saturday, and from 2.00 pm to 09:30 pm on Sundays. Ship will be closed on Mondays. On the 4 September, Logos Hope will be opened from 1.00pm until 09:30 pm, on the 15 & 17-19 September, the ship is open from 2pm to 9:30pm and on 16 September from 10.00am until 9:30pm.

Logos Hope is operated by GBA Ships e.V., an international, charitable organization registered in Germany. In almost 40 years of service, the organization has welcomed 40 million visitors up the gangways in over 160 countries and territories around the world.

For more information and enquiries, do contact Advance Preparation Team: Niina Tanni at 017 662 7943  or drop her an email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for further assistance.
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