The Genting Dream while docked at Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore. (File photo courtesy of Sapphire Jasper via Wikipedia)

Singapore-based Genting Dream cruise ship by Dream Cruises is expected to make its port call in Puerto Princesa City in June, a city tourism official announced Sunday.

City tourism chief Aileen Cynthia Amurao said in a social media post that Genting Dream is expected to arrive in Puerto Princesa on June 12, the day the country will celebrate its Independence Day.

Amurao said the cruise ship will bring around 3,000 passengers to the city.

“1 of the biggest cruise ship in the region, a Singapore based cruise lines. Thank you Travel People, DOT and Starmiles, you made us proud again as the Cruise Ship Capital of the Philippines [sic],” Amurao said on her post.

Based on available information online, Genting Dream has a length of 335.33 metres (1,100 ft 2 in), a width of 39.7 metres (130 ft), a size of 150,695 GT, and a top speed of over 23 knots.

Owned by Genting Hong Kong, the Breakaway-class cruise ship’s regular sails to Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia.

It has the capacity to carry 3,352 passengers and 1,999 crew.


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