IMO 9490040

Register owner:  Mercuro Societa Crociere (Costa)-Italy - Operator: Aida Cruises - Germany (German branch of Costa Crocieri - Italy) Both belong Carnival Corp.&Plc. - USA

Aida ships are so called Clubships.
     The AIDAsol is the fifth of the Sphinx-class.The second with an extra half deck
June 2013- Rolls-Royce has won a contract to supply its innovative Promas Lite propulsion system to German based company AIDA Cruises as part of a technical upgrade of their Sphinx series cruise ships. Promas Lite is an integrated propeller and rudder system that increases efficiency and manoeuvrability, and is designed specifically for retrofitting to existing ships. Aida will install Promas Lite on their AidaSol cruise ship during dry docking in December this year.

Entered service in: 2011 - Gross Tonnage:  71.304 - Passenger cap.lower beds: 2194 - All berths: 2500 - Passenger decks: 12
Length o.a. : 251,89 m. - Beam:  32.20 m. - Draft: 7,20 m.- Drive: diesel/electric: 4 diesel engines make MAK type 9M43C total installed power: 36.000 kW. - Propulsion: by 2 Siemens electric motors power each 12.500 kW - 2 fixed propeller drives 130 rpm. - Max. Speed: 21,8 knots.- Service Speed 19.5 knots. - Built at Meyer Werft - Papenburg - Germany - Yard no.: 689 -  Classification: GL. - Flag: Italy

Sisterships: Aidablu (2010) - Aidamar (2012) - Aidastella (2013)

 Passenger space ratio all berths  28,52


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