SS United States Conservancy Reaches Deal to Explore Redevelopment of Famed Ocean Liner

Photo: Brian W. Schaller The SS United States Conservancy has entered into an agreement with commercial real estate development firm RXR Realty to explore options for the revitalization of the historic SS United States.  According to the Conservancy, over the next several months RXR Realty will be working to determine the viability of the SS United States’ redevelopmentContinue reading “SS United States Conservancy Reaches Deal to Explore Redevelopment of Famed Ocean Liner”

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Crystal Cruises drops SS United States revival plans

Crystal Cruises has dropped plans to revive historic transatlantic liner SS United States after a six-month evaluation. The luxury line said that while the vessel is structurally sound “the technical and commercial challenges associated with returning the historic liner to service as a modern cruise ship have unfortunately proven insurmountable”. Crystal and the SS UnitedContinue reading “Crystal Cruises drops SS United States revival plans”

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Crystal’s latest project: Restore the SS United States

Crystal’s rendering of a restored SS United States. NEW YORK — Crystal Cruises on Thursday revealed a grand plan to transform the SS United States — a mothballed, 65-year-old ocean liner — into a modern, luxury cruise vessel. The ship has been docked in Philadelphia since 1996. Edie Rodriguez, Crystal’s CEO, revealed the company’s plansContinue reading “Crystal’s latest project: Restore the SS United States”

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