Giant cruise ship Mein Schiff 3 docked in Liverpool today

Mein Schiff 3 cruise ship at the Liverpool Cruise Terminal
Mein Schiff 3 cruise ship at the Liverpool Cruise Terminal -Credit:Colin Lane/Liverpool Echo

Mega cruise liner Mein Schiff 3 is docked in the cruise terminal today.

The ship, operated by TUI Cruises, is on a 10-day cruise around Great Britain and Northern Ireland, taking in Invergordon and Glasgow in Scotland, as well as Belfast, Liverpool and Southampton. The voyage started in the ship's home port of Bremerhaven in Germany and will end in the same city on May 20.

Mein Schiff 3, which first took to the seas in 2014, boasts luxurious amenities across 15 decks, including nine restaurants and bistros. The ship holds up to 2,700 passengers as well as 1,000 crew members.

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She has more than 1,200 cabins and is one of six identical sister ships, numbered from 1 to 6. The name 'Mein Schiff' means 'My Ship' in English.

According to Cruise and Travel: "Life on board the ship is very relaxed, with lots of room to retreat, as well as spa areas, excellent dining and Finnish saunas."

More than 80% of the cabins have a balcony and the Himmel and Meer Suites are two-storey. The highest floor is a private roof terrace with sun beds.

After her stay in Liverpool, the ship's next stop will be Southampton on May 18, before she returns to Bremerhaven.

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