CARNIVAL INSPIRATION

IMO 9087489

 prefix Carnival on oct.8-2007

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

Entered service: 1996 - Refit: 2007/2016 - Gross tonnage: 70.367 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 2052 - All berths: 2594 - 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 - Built: Kvaerner Masa-Yards-Finland - Yard no. 489 - Classification: Lloyds Register - Flag: Bahamas

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.

January 14, 2016) – The 2,052-passenger Carnival Inspiration will undergo a multi-million-dollar makeover that will add a wide range of new dining and bar innovations next month. The new features will be incorporated during a three-week dry dock taking place in Portland, Ore., Jan. 18 to Feb. 5, 2016.  Following the renovation, the ship will resume its year-round schedule of three- and four-day Baja cruises from Long Beach, Calif.
    Passenger Space Ratio all berths  27,13


The Inspiration during trials.

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