Display case to preserve the model from dust
This assembly display case comes with
Picture of the ship in the display case is just for illustration
||MV Mein Schiff 2 is a
Century class cruise ship. She was built in 1997 as MV Mercury
by the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany for Celebrity
Cruises and was later renamed MV Celebrity Mercury.
In the summer of 2006, just prior to the Mercury's planned
departure for an Alaska cruise, Seattle-based inspectors from
the U.S. Coast Guard arrested the captain of the Mercury for
intoxication. Celebrity Cruises arranged for a replacement, and
fired the original captain.
During several cruises from Charleston, South Carolina to the
eastern Caribbean in February 2010, the ship was struck with a
major outbreak of norovirus, sickening nearly 500 people on
board, out of a total of just over 1,800. According to Celebrity
Cruises, those sickened were treated with over-the-counter
medicine. Additionally, a doctor and two nurses joined the ship
midway to assist with the outbreak.
In February 2011 Celebrity Mercury left Celebrity Cruises to be
renovated by Imtech and join TUI Cruises' fleet as Mein Schiff
2, alongside Mein Schiff 1, her sister ship, the former