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NAMES

STAR PISCES  (KALYPSO)

CLASS

CRUISE SHIP

ENT/SERVICE

1990

BUILT

KVAERNER MASA ABO / FINLAND

WEIGHT

40,012 TONS

LENGTH

580 FEET

WIDTH

97 FEET

SPEED

18 KNOTS - DIESEL ENGINES

Star Pisces and her sister ship Star Aquarius were the Malaysian company Star Cruises first ships. These two sisters were originally built as supper ferries for the A.B. Slight part of the Viking Line named Athena and Kalypso. Athena entered service first in 1989 with Kalypso following a year later. As ferries, they were operated on Baltic Sea crossings between Stockholm/Sweden and Helsinki/Finland. A.B. Slight was declared bankrupt in 1993; this allowing Star Cruises to purchase both ships for conversion to cruise ships. The new owners renamed Kalypso - Star Pisces and Athena - Star Aquarius.

Since their conversion, they have 12 decks, 1 pool, 4 bars, casino, fitness center, showroom, 258 outside cabins, 340 inside cabins, can carry 1,196 passengers and a crew of 750.

Star Pisces is mainly operated on short cruises out of Hong Kong - South China Seas.

Star Aquarius was sold to DFDS January 11th 2001 to be converted back to a car ferry to be operated under the name MS Pearl Seaways between Copenhagen & Oslo.

Website: www.starcruises.com.

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