Floating book fair Doulos Hope to dock at Penang

Floating book fair Doulos Hope to dock at Penang

Doulos Hope Ship Sets Sail for Penang from 2nd to 13th August 2023, then to Pasir Gudang, Kuching, and Kota Kinabalu!

The renowned Doulos Hope ship is all set to dock at Penang’s Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal (SPCT), making its much-awaited appearance in Malaysian waters! After Penang, it will continue its journey to Pasir Gudang and Kuching, before finally reaching Kota Kinabalu as its last port of call.

Calling all book enthusiasts! The public will have the incredible opportunity to step aboard the ship and explore a treasure trove of books. Don’t miss this unique experience – the entrance fee is only RM2!

During a special launch and welcoming ceremony attended by media and distinguished guests, Tim Dyer, the Director of Doulos Hope, and Captain of the ship, expressed his excitement about the upcoming voyage. The diverse crew, hailing from around 20 different nationalities, will embark on their journey on August 13, sailing to East Malaysian ports before venturing to Indo China.

Among the honored guests were the caretaker Chief Minister, Chow Kon Yeow, and another ship director, Mark Knight.

Doulos Hope is an impressive vessel, weighing 3,370 tonnes and stretching 85.5 meters long, with an impressive top speed of 13.5 knots.

Get ready to be part of this extraordinary voyage filled with knowledge and wonder! Mark your calendars and join us as we set sail on this incredible literary adventure. See you there!