Windstar Cruises has taken delivery of its transformed cruise ship Star Breeze, which has been refurbished from bow to stern, and lengthened by 26-metres.
Newly-lengthened Star Breeze first of three stretched ships to depart for sea trials
Star Breeze has departed the Fincantieri shipyard in Palmero for the first set of sea trials following her refit and refurbishment that included a lengthening to ‘stretch’ the ship by 25.6-metres.
Top 10 cruise ship refit and refurbishments in 2020
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Discovery of asbestos in refit of Star Breeze, Pride and Legend forces cruise cancellations
Due to the discovery of asbestos aboard Star Breeze, Star Pride and Star Legend, Windstar Cruises has announced that 20 cruises in total will be cancelled from the ships’ upcoming schedules.
New mid-section inserted for Star Breeze after Windstar president makes final cut
The new 25.6-metre mid-section for Star Breeze has been inserted and work is now underway to weld the ship back together at the Fincantieri Palermo shipyard after Windstar President John Delaney made […]
Windstar Cruises to debut The Star Grill by Steven Raichlen on stretched ships
Windstar Cruises is partnering with grilling authority Steven Raichlen (credited with reinventing modern barbecue cuisine) to introduce a new casual outdoor restaurant on Star Breeze, Star Legend and Star Pride during their […]
Windstar reveals details and renderings of Star Plus fleet refurb and stretching
Windstar Cruises has revealed more details about its US $250-million Star Plus Initiative, a major project that will see its three powered cruise ships lengthened and fully refurbished.
Windstar Cruises to stretch Star-class cruise ships during refurbishments
Premium small-ship cruise line Windstar has announced it’s trio of powered cruise ships that it purchased from Seabourn will undergo a major US $250-million refurbishment called the Star Plus initiative.