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Star Doubles Order – Second Newbuild Due for 2017

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SuperStar Virgo will be joined by two new ships, in 2016 and 2017. (photo: Jerzy Nowak)Star Cruises has ordered a second megaship from Meyer Werft, with delivery set for 2017, according to a financial filing from Genting Group.

The contract price was listed at 697.2 million euro, and the ship will be a sister to Star’s prototype newbuild. That ship, at 150,000 tons and 3,360 passengers, will join the Star fleet in fall of 2016.

Hull S.712 has a delivery date of fall, 2017, according to Meyer Werft.