Registered Owner: Carnival Plc. - UK - Beneficial owner: Carnival Corp. - USA - Operator: P&O Cruises
Entered service: 2015 - Gross tonnage: 143.730 - Pass. lower beds: 3674 - All berths: 4324 - Passenger decks: 15 - Length: 330 m. - Beam: 38,4 m. - Draught: 8,3 m. - Drive: diesel/electric: 5 diesel engines make MAN -2 of type 14 V48/60CR and 3-MAN type 8L48/60CR - Total installed power: 62.400 kW. at n=600 rev/min. - Propulsion: by 2 VEM Sachsenwerk GMBH electric motors 18.000 kW each at n=136 rev/min.- 2 Fixed pitch propellers - Service speed 18,5 knots - Max.speed: 21,9 knots - Built: Fincantieri Monfalcone - Italy - Yard no.6231 - Flag: UK - Classification: Lloyds Register of Shipping.
|Passenger Space Ratio All berths: 33,2|
The longest version of the flag anywhere in the world, spanning 94m, will adorn the Britannia, P&O’s biggest ever ship.will begin to sport the new colours, which will also see the funnels painted blue and decorated with an illuminated rising sun motif. P&O said it depicts the Oriental part of the Peninsular and Oriental name on the company’ The name Britannia was announced on 24 September 2013 and has historical importance for P&O, there have been two previous ships named Britannia connected to the company. The Queen christened P&O Cruises' white, red and blue BRITANNIA in Southampton on march 10-2015with a Nebuchadnezzar of sparkling British wine The naming of a ship, followed by liquid spillage over the bow, is a long-held tradition.
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