Mystic Cruises, the nascent expedition cruise operator in the Mystic Invest group of companies in Portugal, has ordered two more 9,300 gross ton ships from the West Sea shipyard in Viana do Castello in Portugal, Mer et Marine reports on its website.
The ships are due to enter service in 2021 and 2022, respectively, They will be 129 metres in length and carry 200 passengers and have a crew of 111 persons, the report said, adding that mystic Cruises intends to build about 10 expedition cruise ships.
The first ship of the company, World Explorer, will be 126 metres in length and carry 176 passengers plus a crew of 125, the West Sea shipyard said on its website. It is due to enter service next year.
World Explorer will be operated by Nicko Cruises, a German company in the mystic Invest group and its first cruise is scheduled to commence on 2 May 2019 from Palma de Mallorca, information on the Nicko Cruises website shows.