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[11 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Meyer Werft Transfers Disney Fantasy Ownership to Disney in Maritime Ceremony

This week, the construction of the newest Disney Cruise Line ship, the Disney Fantasy, was officially completed, as Disney Cruise Line took possession of the ship from the Meyer Werft shipyard. In a traditional maritime ceremony performed on the ship, the Meyer Werft flag was lowered and the Disney Cruise Line flag was raised, officially transferring ownership of the ship to Disney.
The transition signals that the Disney Fantasy is ready to welcome guests aboard and make its way to Port Canaveral, Florida, where it will depart for its maiden voyage …

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[2 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Fantasy Damaged Under Mysterious Circumstances

Earlier last month, the Disney Fantasy sustained a mysterious water-valve leak causing damage to Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship, which is still under construction at a German shipyard.
While media sources reported an estimated $1.2 million in damages, a Disney spokeswoman said this figure was greatly exaggerated, and that “[the damage] was not significant.” She also stated that most of the damage has already been repaired, and is not expected to cause issues with delivery dates.
However, the cause of the damage has not been confirmed, although German media reports state that …

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[31 Dec 2011 | One Comment | ]
Dumbo Adorns Stern of Disney Fantasy In Construction Milestone

Disney Cruise Line is gearing up for the debut of its newest ship, the Disney Fantasy, this spring, and construction on the brand new ship is nearing completion. Recently, the ship celebrated an important construction milestone when Dumbo was officially placed on the stern of the ship.
Each of Disney’s cruise ships have a character adorning the stern–Goofy on the Disney Magic, Donald on the Disney Wonder, and Sorcerer Mickey on the Disney Dream. The Fantasy will feature our favorite flying elephant Dumbo, along with his pal Timothy Q. Mouse.
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[5 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney Fantasy Construction Reaches Milestone, Final Building Block Added

We’re so excited about the new Disney Fantasy cruise ship coming in 2012, and this weekend it took one major step toward completion. The final building block was added to the brand new cruise ship at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany, where the Fantasy is being built. This is a major milestone for the ship’s construction, as it means that the exterior of the ship has been completed, with work now shifting to complete the interior of the ship.
The exciting new cruise ship will include a new nightclub district, …