ENCHANTMENT of the SEAS

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Owner: Royal Caribbean International: - USA  

Sistership: before stretching Grandeur of the Seas

Vision class ships consist of; The first 2 are: Legend- and Splendour- of the Seas. Characteristic Funnel with  Viking Crown Lounge on midship located.
The second two: Enchantment- and Grandeur- of the Seas. Length plus 15 m.  Funnel on aftship and 
Viking Crown Lounge freestanding on midship.
The third two: Rhapsody- and Vision of the Seas. Identical lay-out as the second two.
However the Enchantment of the Seas is stretched by 22,2 m.in 2005.

Entered service: 1997 Stretched: 2005 - Gross tonnage: 82.910 - Pass. lower beds: 2252 - All berths: 2730 - Passenger decks: 11 - Length: 301,80 m. - Beam: 32,20 m. - Drive: diesel/electric: 4 dieselengines make MAN B&W diesel engines Type 12V48/60. - Total installed power: 50.400 kW. - Propulsion: by 2 synchronous AC electric motors, each with a power of 17MW at 0-155 rpm. - 2 Fixed pitch propellers. - Service speed 22 knots - Max. speed: 23.5 knots -  Built:Kvaerner Masa Yards - Finland - Yard no. 493 - Flag: Bahamas - Classification: DNV

RCCL decided to stretched the Enchantment by 22,2 m.Maincontractor and builder of the new midsection the original builder of the ship.
Subcontactor Keppel-Verolme Rotterdam responsable for the "stretching"
Ship left drydock on june 23-2005 and start cruising on july 7


Before stretching


Stretching

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