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  The Norwegian Star Cruise Ship in the Panama Canal


The Norwegian Star Cruise Ship in the Panama Canal January 20, 2010.

Norwegian Star is a Libra class cruise ship operated by Norwegian Cruise Line. She was built in 2001 by Meyer Werft, Papenburg, Germany.

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The Norwegian Star is seen in the attached images here on her North Bound Panama Canal Transit on January the 12th 2010.

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The Norwegian Star on her North Bound Panama Canal Transit
The Norwegian Star in the Miraflores Locks on her North Bound Panama Canal Transit
The Norwegian Star Cruise Ship leaving the Gatun Locks to the Caribbean
The Norwegian Star Cruise Ship leaving the Gatun Locks to the Caribbean

The Norwegian Star
Class and type: Libra class cruise ship
Tonnage: 91,000 gross tons
Length: 965 ft (294.13 m)
Beam: 105 ft (32.00 m)
Draft: 28 ft (8.53 m)
Decks: 15
Capacity: 2,240 passengers
Crew: 1,100 crew

This ship entered service at the end of 2001. She was originally intended to operate with Star Cruises under the name SuperStar Libra, but six months before delivery it was decided that the ship would be assigned to Star Cruises' subsidiary, Norwegian Cruise Line. The vessel was christened at the Port of Miami in a dual ceremony with another new NCL vessel, constructed at Germany's Lloyd Werft shipyard, the Norwegian Sun.