Disney Launches Dream Cruise Ship

5 January 2011 (Last Updated January 5th, 2011 18:30)

Walt Disney Company has launched its third cruise ship, the Disney Dream, in Port Canaveral in the US state of Florida. The $900m vessel was rolled out after a transatlantic voyage from Germany, where it was constructed. The 130,000t ship's maiden voyage is set for

Walt Disney Company has launched its third cruise ship, the Disney Dream, in Port Canaveral in the US state of Florida.

The $900m vessel was rolled out after a transatlantic voyage from Germany, where it was constructed.

The 130,000t ship’s maiden voyage is set for January 26 after which it will sail three-, four- and five-night cruises to the Bahamas from Port Canaveral.

A sister ship, the Disney Fantasy, is under construction at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.