Key February Cruise Ships Drydockings

February Drydocks

There’s no shortage of action in February for cruise ship drydockings, ranging from include brand conversions, technical maintenance, emergency repairs and more.

For more insight in the cruise ship drydock and repair market, see the 2023 Drydock and Refurb Report by Cruise Industry News.

Resorts World One
Cruise Line: Resorts World Cruises
Capacity: 1,804 passengers
Tonnage: 76,800
Year built: 1999
Drydock Period: January 25 to February 15
Shipyard Location: Singapore

After being acquired by Resorts World Cruises earlier this year, the Resorts World One has been prepared for a new chapter of its sailing career. Set to debut on Feb. 15, the former Explorer Dream underwent technical maintenance, in addition to class work and hotel upkeep.

Astoria Grande
Cruise Line: Astoria Grande
Capacity: 836 passengers
Tonnage: 24,310
Year built: 1996
Drydock Period: February 2 to TBD
Shipyard Location: Yalova, Turkey

The Astoria Grande is undergoing emergency repairs after hitting the wharf at the Turkish port of Amasra on Jan. 18. With one of its propellers damaged during the incident, the 1996-built cruise ship is presently at a drydock in Yalova, Turkey.

Explorer of the Seas
Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
Capacity: 3,100 guests
Tonnage: 142,000
Year built: 2000
Drydock Period: January 29 to March 12
Shipyard Location: Cádiz, Spain

The Explorer of the Seas recently arrived in Europe for a scheduled drydock in Cádiz, Spain. The Royal Caribbean International cruise ship is now undergoing routine technical and hotel maintenance before resuming service in North America on March 12.

Genting Dream
Cruise Line: Resorts World Cruises
Capacity: 3,400 guests
Tonnage: 150,000
Year built: 2016
Drydock Period: February 17 to March 1
Shipyard Location: Singapore

Another cruise ship undergoing technical maintenance in February, the Genting Dream is scheduled to visit a shipyard in Singapore on Feb. 17. Currently offering a series of short cruises in Southeast Asia, the 150,000-ton vessel is set to resume service on March 3.

Pacific Encounter
Cruise Line: P&O Cruises Australia
Capacity: 2,600 guests
Tonnage: 109,000
Year built: 2002
Drydock Period: February 6 to February 25
Shipyard Location: Singapore

The Pacific Encounter is presently undergoing a three-week drydock in Singapore. In addition to regular maintenance, the 2002-built ship is receiving new features during the shipyard stay, including a new pair of 142-meter-long waterslides extending and the signature P&O Edge Adventure Park.

Paul Gauguin
Cruise Line: Paul Gauguin Cruises
Capacity: 320 guests
Tonnage: 19,200
Year built: 1997
Drydock Duration: February 6 to March 4
Shipyard Location: Singapore

The Paul Gauguin is also undergoing regular maintenance in February. After recently turning 25 years old, the vessel is set to undergo routine overhaul, as well as class work and hotel upgrades. After the works, the 19,200-ton vessel is set to resume service on March 4.

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