Cruise vessels of historical interest

Below are some examples of the innovative cruise vessels designed by KNUD E. HANSEN A/S over the past 75 years. To view recent cruise vessel designs, click here.

 
Phoenix - World City

This project was designed for the Kloster Group, Norway. The project was never taken beyond the design stage, but m…

 
Starward

The vessel was designed for Kloster Cruises, Norway, in the late 1960s. M/S Starward and two further sister ships were b…

 
Crystal Harmony

Crystal Harmony was designed for NYK/Crystal Cruises, USA, and has a gross tonnage of over 48,000 tonnes. Built by Mitsu…

 
Golden Odyssey

The vessel was designed for Royal Cruise Line, Greece. Built by the former Elsinore Shipyard in Denmark, and with a gros…

 
Marco Polo

Launched in 1965 as the Alexandr Pushkin, this 19,860 grt vessel was purchased by Orient Lines of the UK in 1993, rename…

 
Norway

This huge project to convert the old Atlantic liner SS France to a modern Cruise Ship was planned, designed and supervis…

 
Scandinavia

Built in 1982, this Cruise-Ferry was designed for DFDS, Denmark, for operation between New York and Bahamas as a combine…

 
Explorer

The vessel was designed for and built by Nystad Varv, Finland. The vessel was delivered as M/V Lindblad Explorer in…

 
Sea Goddess I & II

These vessels were designed and built by the former Wärtsila Shipyard, Finland and they were delivered to Nors…