CARNIVAL LIBERTY

IMO 9278181

Owner: Carnival Cruise Line - USA - a Carnival Corp.& Plc. company.

Fourth ship of the Carnival Conquest serie evolved from the highly successful design of the Carnival Destiny (1996). The Conquest serie based on  “Destiny” design is extended by adding half a deck of cabins at the forepart, and lengthened by about 15 metres.

Oct.-2008 Add balconies to a number of cabins on three ships during upcoming drydocks over the next few months. Staterooms on the Carnival Liberty, Carnival Triumph and Carnival Destiny that currently feature floor-to-ceiling windows will be retrofitted with private balconies, creating a total of 48 additional 230-square-foot verandah staterooms on these vessels. Additionally, two new 750-square-foot "deluxe penthouse suites" - nearly double the size of the largest staterooms in the fleet - will be added to the Carnival Liberty only.

Sept.7-2015 Carnival Cruise Line has posted the following statement on an earlier fire on the Carnival Liberty while she was docked in St. Thomas: Earlier today, while the Carnival Liberty was docked in St. Thomas, there was a fire in the ship's engine room. There were no reported injuries to guests or crew. All guests are safely ashore in St. Thomas where they have been receiving assistance from Carnival personnel. The fire has been extinguished by the ship's automated suppression system and crew have confirmed the fire is out. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.

Guest re-boarded the ship yesterday evening.

Sept.8 All hotel services including airco,elevators,toilets,galleys etc. are fully functional. A team of experts is in the process of conducting a deeper technical assessment of the affected engine.  

Sept.9 Carnival to fly passengers home from St.Thomas.The ship is expected to return to her homeport later this week.

Entered service: 2005 - Gross tonnage: 110.320 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 2974 - All berths: 3783 - Passenger decks: 13 - Length: 290,23 m.-  Beam: 35,50 m. - Drive: diesel/electric: 6 dieselengines make Sulzer 4x 16 ZAV 40S and 2x type 12ZAV 40S  total output 63.360 kW. - Propulsion: 2 Electric motors ABB 20.000 kW. each - Service speed: 19.5 knots - Max.speed: 22 knots - Built: Fincantieri - Italy - Yard no: 6111 - Classification: Lloyds Register - Flag: Panama

Sisterships: Carnival Conquest (2002) - Carnival Glory (2003) - Carnival Valor (2004) - Carnival Freedom (2007).

    Passenger Space Ratio at all berths 29,16
First Carnival ship operated in summerseason 2005 and 2006 in Europe

First Carnival ship with big outside videoscreen

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