CORAL PRINCESS

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Registered Owner: Brittany Shipping Corp.Ltd. - Operator: Princess Cruises -USA- member of Carnival Corp.& Plc.

First ship of a new class. Built at Chantiers de l'Atlantique - France. The ship features a combined diesel and gas turbine electric powerplant. This should avoid visible smoke in sensitive areas such as Alaska. By manoeuvring at low speed P&O plans to use the gas turbine as the sole power source. The gasturbines are located on top of the ship near deck 15. The Coral Princess has no pods, but a conventional twin-screw arrangement, with drive thru long shaftlines.

Enter service: 2002 - Gross Tonnage: 91.627 - Passengers lower beds: 1974 - All berths: 2590 - Passenger decks: 12 - Length 294 m. - Beam 32.20 m.- Propulsion diesel/electric: 2 diesel engines Wärtsilä type 16V 46C Power 16.800 kW. each - 1 gasturbine GE Marine type LD 2500 T Power 25.000 kW. (so called CODAG configuration) - 2 Fixed propellers -Service speed: 20 knots - Max.Speed: 21,5 knots - Built: Chantiers de l'Atlantique - France.- Yard No.C32  - Classification: LR - Flag: Bermuda.

Sister ship: Island Princess

              Passenger Space Ratio  all Berths : 35.5


It is not an aeroplane


Departure from the yard in France.

          
                                                                                                                                                                                              First arrival at Fort Lauderdale

                         

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