Saga Ruby to be Scrapped in India

The Saga Ruby (photo: Sergio Ferreira/2012)

The Saga Ruby won’t make it back to service life as a cruise ship and hotel ship plans have also fallen through.

The 655-passenger ship is expected to make the trek from a military base in Thailand to a beach in India this week to be scrapped.

The technical management and crew onboard has already departed the ship.

The 1973-built ship launched as the Vistafjord for Norwegian America Line, and last cruised as the Saga Ruby in 2013 before being sold in January of 2014, with a promising future as a hotel ship in Burma.

That never happened, however, and the ship will see its life come to an end in India.

Cruise Industry News Email Alerts

Email Newsletter

Get the latest breaking cruise news. Sign up.

Cruise Ship Orderbook

125 Ships | 264,464 Berths | $70 Billion | View

New 2019 Annual Report

CIN Annual Report

In This Edition:

2027 Projections

Global Outlook

North America



Fleet Data

Market Reports