ISLAND PRINCESS

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

Second 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.
Fire broke out on cruise ship Island Princess off Alaska Fire broke out on board of cruise ship ISLAND PRINCESS off Alaska, reported Cruise Law News. The accident occurred May 15-2017, when the vessel was on cruise around the glaciers in Glacier Bay National Park. The leaking oil in the engine room inflamed and caused small fire on deck 4. There was emergency announcement and the alarm was raised. The crew succeeded to restrict spreading of the flames and completely extinguished it within 30 minutes. All the passengers were informed about the situation and were explained that they are not in danger.

Enter service: 2003 - Gross Tonnage: 91.627 - Passengers lower beds: 1974 - All berths: 2581 - Passenger decks: 11 - 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.D32  - Classification: LR - Flag: Bermuda.

Sister ship: Coral Princess.

   Passenger Space Ratio  all Berths : 35.5

             

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