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                                                     History

 

 

Building contract  
Start of Production  
4/1972 Keel laid  
Launch  
14/2/1974 Delivered to N.V. Stoomv. Maats. Oostzee , Willemstad, Netherlands.  
   
1985 Sold to Fearnley & Eger, Oslo, Norway. New name Explorer Starship.  
5/1985 Laid up at Bremerhaven.  
11/1985 Rebuild to cruises ship on Lloyd-Werft, Bremerhaven.  
7/1986 Deliveres to owner after rebuild.  
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1989 Sold to Skaugen Marine AS, Oslo, Norway. Nwe name Song of Flower.  
   
22/10/2003 Sold to Compagnie Des Iles Du Diamant,France. (Ponant) New name Le Diamant.  
2003 Rebuild  
5/2004 Cruises on Mediterranean, later around the World.  
   
12/2001 Sold to Explorer Partners Ltd, Marseille, France.  
10/2012 Delivered to new owner. New name Ocean Diamond. bahamas flag.  
   
Cruises from Iceland operated Iceland ProCruises