~ CROWN PRINCESS ~
Owner: P&O - PRINCESS.- USA member of Carnival Corp.& Plc.
|Crown Princess is an extended "Grand - class" ship.The first without a so called "spoiler" on aftship. By using modern lightweight materials an extra deck is added. It increase the number of cabins by 255.|
Sisterships: Ruby Princess - Emerald Princess
Entered service: 2006 - Gross tonnage: 113.561 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 3114 - All berths: 3782 - Passenger decks: 15 - Length: 289,63 m.- Beam: 36,05 m. - Propulsion diesel/electric: 4 diesel engines make Wärtsilä type 12L46 output 12.604 kW. each - 2 type 8L46 output 8.402 kW. each - Total output: 67.220 kW. - Propulsion: by 2 Siemens electric motors of 19.000 kW each - conventional traction with 2 fixed pitch propellers - Service speed: 21,7 knots - Built: Fincantieri - Italy - Yard no.:6100 - Classification: LR. - Flag: Bermuda
|Passenger space ratio all berths; 30|
Not a lucky start of
the Crown Princess. - 19/7/2006
Three passengers and two crew members remain hospitalized in Florida following yesterday’s Crown Princess mishap. All five are expected to make a full recovery, Princess Cruises said in a statement. Princess said approximately 240 passengers were treated on board for injuries after the ship suddenly rolled shortly after departure from Port Canaveral. Ninety-four of the injured were transferred to shoreside hospitals for treatment, and all but the five have been released.The sharp list caused considerable superficial damage to the interior of the ship, Princess said, adding that repairs are expected to be made quickly. An investigation into the cause of the incident is underway. After investigation it was a wrong manoeuvre of mate to be.
no privacy on the balconies a little strange arrangement
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