SOLD TO ARTANIA SHIPPING a V-Ship Monaco Comp..The
sale will be completed on October 6 - 2009 however P&O Cruises
will continue to operate Artemis until April 12 - 2011. All cruises
until April12-2011 will be operated on schedule
Refit from Artemis to Artania:
Dec. 2017 The drydock work included renovation of the spa, various outdoor areas with new deck covering, and stateroom bathrooms with new bath tubs and showers. Among the public rooms that were renovated were Harry’s Bar and the Atlantik Show Lounge.
Technical work on the 1984-built ship, formerly sailing as the Artemis and Royal Princess, included the installation of a state-of-the art sewage and ballast water treatment plants, as well as new tender boats.
Registered Owner: Artania Gmbh. - Monaco - Beneficial owner: Phoenix Reisen Gmbh.-Germany - Operator: Phoenix Seereisen - Germany
Entered service: 1984 – Refit: 2005/2011/2014/2017 - Gross tonnage: 44.656 - Pass. lower beds: 1188 - All berths: 1260 - Outside cabins only - Passenger decks: 8 - Length: 230,61 m. - Beam: 29,20 m. - Drive since 2014: 4 diesel engines make: Wärtsilä 12V32 - 1 aux.engines Wärtsilä type 8L32 - Total installed power: 29.160 kW. - Propulsion: by 2 propellers power each 11.600 kW. - Service speed 15 knots - Max.speed 18 knots - Original Built: Wärtsilä - Helsinki- Finland - Yard no. 464 - Converted Lloyd Werft 2011 - Bremerhaven - Flag: Bermuda - Classification: LR.
Former name: Royal Princess (1984-2005 ) - Artemis (2005-2011) - Artania ( 2011-until present
|Passenger space ratio all berths: 35.44|
Since the "MS Artania" sails for Phoenix Reisen she went through a series of modernizations. Today it is safe to say that - though built in 1984 - she is still a modern and beautiful ship. A unique feature for a ship of this size is the fact that all staterooms are exterior cabins - inside staterooms do not exist.
With a length of 231 meters she accommodates up to 1.200 passengers. This means a lot of space per guest. In 1984 the vessel was christened "Royal Princess" by Lady Diana. Since 2011 she is named "Artania" and is Phoenix Cruises' largest ship to date.
German is the only official language used on this ship. Therefore most of the guests are from the German speaking countries. Even though there is usually personnel on board who speaks English. However no services in English (menus, tours, etc.) are provided. It is therefore strongly recommended to speak a bit of German when travelling on the MS Artania.
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