Category: Cruise Ships

Disney Fantasy

Disney Fantasy   The cruise ship Disney Fantasy is the newest cruise ship from Disney Cruise Line, which was completed in March 2012 in the shipyard of Meyer Werft in Germany. The cruise ship is quite modern, luxury and environmental, built according to the latest requirements of IMO and MARPOL. The length of Disney Fantasy is 339.85 meters, the beam is 38.10 meters and the draft is 7.90 meters. The cruise ship is really larger than the other ships of the company and has great design and modern equipment. Disney Fantasy has gross tonnage of 129,750 gross tons and deadweight of 9,600 metric tons. These large measurements are really making the cruise ship one of the largest in the world and definitely the most exciting vessels built ever. Disney Fantasy has capacity for 2,500 passengers, while operating on cruise and over 4,000 passengers, when moored on the berth. The large public spaces and the luxury accommodations are amazing and all the guests on board will be impressed by the style and atmosphere of the newest Disney cruise ship.

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MSC Meraviglia

MSC Meraviglia   MSC Meraviglia is the newest and most modern cruise ship in the fleet of MSC Cruises, which should be released in 2013. The vessel will be in the Musica class and will be designed and constructed according to the latest requirements of IMO, SOLAS and MARPOL for safety and environment. The cruise ships from this class are not the largest in the company, but definitely are some of the most profitable and most comfortable for the passengers. The overall length of MSC Meraviglia is 293.80 meters, while the length between perpendiculars is 286.00 meters. The cruise ship has gross tonnage of 96,000 gross tons and capacity for 2,650 passengers. In any case MSC Meraviglia will be one of the most beautiful and comfortable ships of MSC Cruises. The optimized size, shape and hull design is created in case to reduce the water resistance and improved propulsion system. The ship was ordered in 2008 in STX Europe shipyard in St. Nazaire, France. The plans were this vessel to be completed in 2011, but due to financial crisis the project was shelved and most probably will be finished in 2013.

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MSC Divina

MSC Divina   MSC Divina is the newest and definitely the most modern cruise ship of MSC Cruises. The vessel was built in the French shipyard STX Europe and completed in the beginning of 2012, as she will enter in service in May. The cruise ship is one of the most luxury and most impressive new vessels and has large measurements, great capacity and really wonderful entertainments. The cruise ship MSC Divina has length of 333.00 meters and beam of 38.00 meters. The depth of the vessel is 8.29 meters and the height is 66.81 meters. The gross tonnage of the ship is 137,936 gross tons and deadweight of 13,188 metric tons. These measurements are making MSC Divina the largest ship in Fantasia class vessels of MSC Cruises. The main engine of the cruise ship is Wartsila 16V38B, which will give output power of 21,800 kW (equals to 29,250 hp). This power is enough for the giant cruise ship to reach maximum speed of 24.5 knots, while the cruise speed if 23.7 knots.

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Carnival Breeze

Carnival Breeze   Carnival Breeze is one of the newest vessels, which will be launched by Carnival Cruises. The cruise ship has length of 306.00 meters and draft is 8.20 meters. The beam of the ship is 37.10 meters on the waterline, while the moulded one is 48.10 meters. Carnival Breeze is one of the largest Dream Class ships of the company and definitely is one of the most beautiful and impressive vessels built ever. The deadweight of Carnival Breeze is 10,250 metric tons and the gross tonnage is 131,300 gross tons. The ship was ordered in the Italian shipyard Fincantieri, Monfalcone and will be completed in the end of June 2012. The cruise ship Carnival Breeze will definitely be one of the biggest vessel of the company, as the capacity of the ship is 3,690 passengers. The crew on board is 1,386 members and the passenger decks are 15. The service on board of the cruise ship, definitely will be on the highest class, as the entertainments on board will be available for the passengers 24 hours a day.

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Princess Danae

Princess Danae   One of the cruise ships, which are not so popular in the world of cruises definitely is Princess Danae. The cruise ship is under the management of Arcalia and in the year 1996 was fully refurbished for the price of 10 millions USD. The ship is quite old, built in 1955 and converted into liner in the year 1976. Princess Danae cruise ship has overall length of 162.00 meters and beam of 22.00 meters. The cruise ship has draft of 8.00 meters, when fully loaded and deadweight of 3,649 metric tons. The gross tonnage of Princess Danae is 16,531 gross tons, which gives on board the capacity for 690 passengers. The trend of the passengers’ age is 45-60+ and the cruise ship was designed especially for such kind of visitors. The cruise ship has total number of 286 cabins, while 211 of them have ocean view. It can be easily seen that the ship is quite small, but trying to offer really good holiday for the passengers with high quality service for really low-cost cruise.

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Vision of the Seas

Vision of the seas   The cruise ship Vision of the Seas definitely is one of the stars of Royal Caribbean in the years, when she was built. The vessel was launched in 1998 and was designed to represent the most innovative and freshest point in the company’s history. The cruise ship is really looking good, having own style and middle size. The cruise ship Vision of the Seas has overall length of 279.00 meters and beam of 32.20 meters. The cruise ship has gross tonnage of 78,491 gross tons and draft of 7.63 meters. Vision of the Seas is cruise ship is many features, beautiful interior and really good style. The ship has capacity for 2,416 passengers, who will be served by 765 crew members. The vessel gives the opportunity to visit many destinations and enjoy on board while traveling. The seven-deck-high atrium, which here of course is called the Centrum, is one of the most interesting places on board. The entertainments of Vision of the Seas are really quite much, making from the ship one sailing attraction. There’s rock-climbing wall on a funnel-side, 6 whirlpools,2 indoor pools and Havana bar around of the pools.

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Carnival Magic

Carnival Magic   The newest project of Carnival Cruises, definitely will impress all the community. The cruise ship is called Carnival Magic and will be from the largest class cruise ships. The vessel was ordered in Fincantieri ship-yard and was launched in August 2010. It is expected to enter in service in May 2011. The cruise ship has length of 306.02 meters and beam of 37.19 meters. The cruise ship will be powered by diesel-electric propulsion system, which will have maximum speed of 21.8 knots. Carnival Magic is really quite large and will have capacity of about 3,690 passengers, who will be served by 1,377 crew members. The vessel has gross tonnage of 130,000 gross tons and 14 passenger decks. The measurements of the ship are impressing and showing the majesty of Carnival Magic. The cruise ship will have large number of entertainments and activity opportunities. The cruise ship will have large outdoor Plaza for dining and large entertainment complex.

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Celebrity Silhouette

Celebrity Silhouette   The cruise ship Celebrity Silhouette is the new vessel, which will be launched in the beginning of 2011 by Celebrity Cruises. The ship is really one of the most luxury and most amazing vessels, which are built ever, and still we have only a couple of information and pictures about her. The cruise ships like Celebrity Silhouette are getting high interest around them. The vessel has gross tonnage of 122,000 gross tons and capacity for 2,850 passengers. Usually this ship cannot be compared with the largest vessel or Royal Caribbean, but really looking amazing, with own style and high quality service. The ship was ordered by Celebrity Cruises in Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany at the price of 750 million USD. The cruise ship has overall length of 315.00 meters and beam of 36.90 meters. The ship Celebrity Silhouette has three sister-ships from the same class property of Celebrity Cruises. There are no requirements for improvement of the design and style of the vessel, till year 2009.

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Legend of the Seas

Legend of the seas   The cruise ships of Royal Caribbean Cruises are some of the highest quality and great vacation abilities for all the guests. The cruise ship Legend of the Seas is one of the most beautiful and luxury vessels of the company. Legend of the Seas was built as single hull vessel in 1995 in STX France ship-yard. The cruise ship has summer deadweight of 5,200 metric tons and gross tonnage of 69,130 gross tons. The net tonnage of the vessel is 37,717 net tons and the capacity is for 2,076 passengers. The ship is really not the largest vessel of the company, but offering quality cruises and really great service. The crew members on board are 840, so all the guests will have quality service of all their desires. The cruise ship Legend of the Seas has overall length of 264.26 meters, while the length between perpendiculars, which is quite important for maneuvering and ship’s stability is 221.50 meters. The maximum beam of the vessel is 37.00 meters, while the moulded beam is 32.00 meters. The depth of the cruise ship is 10.45 meters and the maximum summer draft is 7.82 meters. Really with the measurements you can easily understand that on board of the cruise ship Legend of the Seas there is quite enough living, entertainments and public area.

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MSC Lirica

MSC Lirica   The cruise ships of MSC Cruises are among the most beautiful and luxury vessels, which can be found on the market. The MSC Lirica is one of the famous cruise ships of the company, offering luxury Italian style of the interior, warm hospitality and great style. The cruise ship MSC Lirica has overall length of 251.25 meters, while the length between perpendiculars is 222.25 meters. The beam of the beautiful cruise ship is 28.80 meters. The ship has summer deadweight of 6,563 metric tons, gross tonnage of 59,058 gross tons and the net tonnage of 33,747 net tons. The ship is quite modern and beautiful, built in 2003 and having amazing interior and highest quality service. The cruise ship MSC Lirica has capacity for 1,560 passengers, who will be served by 710 crew members. The ship is operating around Africa, Mediterranean, Western Europe, but also making Trans-Atlantic voyages to South America. The ship is offering great destinations, amazing service and perfect entertainment offers.

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