CARNIVAL ECSTASY

IMO 8711344

prefix Carnival nov.19-2007

Registered owner: Carnival Corp. - USA - Operator: Carnival Cruise Lines. - USA

March 2009 - 98 new balcony staterooms that will be incorporated into the 2,052-passenger Carnival Ecstasy during a multimillion-dollar renovation in September 2009 as the second. Other enhancements will include a new Carnival WaterWorks aqua park, Serenity adults-only retreat and resort-style main pool area. Sixty-two of the spacious new 230-square-foot staterooms will be located aft – with several of these featuring extended balconies – while 24 others will be located mid-ship and 12 near the stern. Several of the vessel’s existing suites will be retrofitted with larger, extended balconies.The 28-day dry dock, continues the extensive makeovers to the line’s eight 70,000-ton Fantasy-class vessels. Carnival Fascination will be the third ship to be retrofitted in january 2010 with additional balconies, joining Carnival Ecstasy, which will receive new balconies during its dry dock in September 2009. The Carnival Sensation, which had similar work already completed in January 2009

Carnival Ecstasy has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation that has added a variety of new dining and beverage innovations. The features were incorporated during a two-week dry dock that took place from Jan. 10-24-2017

Entered service: 1991 - Refits: 2007- 2009 - 2017 - Gross tonnage: 70.526 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 2056 - All berths: 2606 - Passenger decks: 10 - Length: 260,60 m.-  Beam: 31,40 m. - Drive: diesel/electric: 6 dieselengines make  Sulzer-Wärtsilä type 2x 8 ZAV 40S and 4x 12ZAV 40S total power: 42.240 kW. - 2 Fixed propellers - Service Speed: 18 knots - Max. speed: 21 knots - Built: Kvaerner Masa-Yards-Finland - Yard no. 480 - Classification: Lloyds Register - Flag: Panama

Sisterships: - One of the "Fantasy - class" of eight almost identical ships. Fantasy (1990) - Ecstasy (1991) - Sensation (1993) - Fascination (1994) - Imagination (1995) - Inspiration (1996) - Elation (1998) first cruiseship with Azipod propulsion system and Paradise (1998) many years operated as total smokeless ship for passengers and crew. However this policy changed in 2005.

        Passenger space ratio all berths: 27.06

Before conversions


Estacy of CCL during hurricane Rita 2005
Images by courtesy of Gezinus Kooi
see also http://www.nedcruise.info/storm.htm

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