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Cruise Ship "AZORES" has departed Lisbon and is now on charter with German Cruising Operator AMBIENTE

SHIPS & THE SEA - BLOGUE dos NAVIOS e do MAR: On board the AZORES : The Portuguese Cruise Ship "AZORES", has departed from Lisbon last week on the 11th of March 2014, she left one day late due to last minute certificates got delayed been issued due to a minor computer failure, situation sorted with great efficiency by her owners and crew, very pleased to note lessons have been well learned following the "FUNCHAL" delays when the ship arrived at Goteborg in August last year, also due to start cruising after a major refit. The "AZORES" is possibly PORTUSCALE's best kept secret, she is both the eldest passenger ship in activity, but also the newest of her current owners, apart from her hull which dates back to 1948, when she came into service as the STOCKHOLM, the super structure and funnel are all dated from 1994 when the ship was rebuilt in Italy, she is now on charter with the German operator AMBIENTE KREUZFHARTEN, to see the ships interior