Brest hosts Disney Cruise Line ships undergoing technical maintenance
In 2020, for the first time in history, the port and the city of Brest welcomed all the ships of one company during the autumn.
For four months, the vessels of the Disney Cruise Line (DCL) were in Brest for technical maintenance in the port and for drydock at Damen Shiprepair.
Disney Fantasy and Disney Dream spent considerable time at berth for the maintenance of the propulsion systems before going into drydock. Damen Shiprepair helped DCL to handle different logistical points during those four months.
“For visitors and local inhabitants, they were able to see a minimum of two vessels in the port,” says Marine Lucas, cruise manager Port of Brest. “Some days, it was three of them. On October 14, Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Fantasy and Disney Dream were all together. A unique day in the world to see the four of them in the same place at the same time, and it was in Brest, Brittany, France!
“For the city, its economy and its local inhabitants, the presence of DCL was unique. Local hotels had a high activity with the presence of crew members, the activity in the port was strong and the view from the city or the motorway was stunning. Many people went to see them, especially at night when their lights created a new life in the city.”