For the primary time within the Azamara’s historical past, the road’s complete fleet referred to as within the small port of Koper as Azamara Onward had its maiden name on the port alongside its sister ships Azamara Journey, Azamara Quest, and Azamara Pursuit.
The historic occasion was celebrated by the Municipality of Koper on the Praetorian Palace, a Fifteenth-century Venetian Gothic palace situated in Tito Sq., the place the captains of every ship exchanged plaques in commemoration of the sister encounter.
The entire Line’s Ships Meet for the First Time
Azamara’s 30,277 gross ton Azamara Onward has its maiden name on the port of Koper in Slovenia because it encountered all of its sister ships collectively for the primary time on Saturday, October 8.
The Mayor of Koper, Aleš Bržan, shared on the commemorative occasions stating, “Azamara has been one among our most vital cruise companions, and we look ahead to welcoming them again subsequent yr and the years to come back.”
In celebration of this historic encounter, the road’s 4 sisters, Azamara Journey, Azamara Quest, Azamara Pursuit, and Azamara Onward, had been commemorated by the Municipality of Koper with a ceremony within the Praetorian Palace, a Fifteenth-century Venetian Gothic palace in Tito Sq..
Whereas on the Praetorian Palace, Koper’s native authorities officers and port authorities got here along with the captains of every sister ship to change plaques commemorating the first-time meet-up.
The Director of Strategic Itinerary and Vacation spot Planning, Mike Pawlus said, “This has been a particular second that’s been years within the making. At first, we had been planning to have our three sister ships meet however simply two weeks in the past, we had been capable of affirm our full fleet to be docked on the similar time.”
“This wouldn’t have occurred with out the assist of the Municipality of Koper, Port of Koper, the Slovenian Tourism Board, and Atlas Specific. We’re deeply grateful for the nice and cozy welcome and thrilled to indicate our friends the attractive nation of Slovenia,” Pawlus added.
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Within the fall of 2023, Azamara’s 4 ships shall be assembly as soon as once more in Koper, Slovenia, for one more anticipated encounter.
The Head of the Cruise Terminal for the Port of Koper, Mitja Dujc stated, “We’re very excited to welcome all 4 of Azamara’s ships and their friends to Koper, the most important port in Slovenia. This port has been primarily a cargo port, however over the previous few many years, we have now been happy to welcome increasingly cruise ships to our stunning nation.”
About Azmara’s Fleet
The road’s 4 30,277 gross-ton vacation spot immersion ships include the 2000-built Azamara Journey, the 2000-built Azamara Quest, the 2001-built Azamara Pursuit, and the 1991-built Azamara Onward.
Previously generally known as R-class ships, your entire Azamara fleet was constructed at one of many world’s largest shipyards, Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France.
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Following the collapse of Renaissance Cruises in 2001, Azamara acquired the 4 former R-class ships and remodeled its fleet into vacation spot immersive ships, carrying a most of 686 passengers and crusing to worldwide unique areas.
Azamara Quest and Azamara Journey had been renovated between 2012 and 2013, and in 2018 the corporate acquired the Adonia from P&O Cruises, renaming it Azamara Pursuit that March.
The 2007-founded cruise line just lately launched its new headquarters at Coconut Grove in Miami, Florida, just some miles from PortMiami on Monday, February 14, 2022.