3,460 tourists arrive in Safaga on one ship
Sat, Nov. 11, 2017
CAIRO – 11 November 2017: The cruise ship Mein Schiff 5, carrying 3,460 tourists from different nationalities, arrived in Safaga, a Red Sea town, on Friday to lie at anchor for two days before it sails to other international ports. The ship’s first stop in Egypt was the Mediterranean city of Alexandria.
The capacity of Mein Schiff 5, built in 2016, is 3,975 passengers and 1,030 crew members. Its height and width are 310 meters and 39 meters, respectively, consisting of 18 floors.
The ship is owned by TUI Group, which is a multinational travel and tourism company headquartered in Hanover, Germany. It is the largest leisure, travel and tourism company in the world and owns travel agencies, hotels, airlines, cruise ships and retail stores.