Registered Owner: Carnival Plc. - UK - Beneficial owner: Carnival Corp. - USA - Operator: P&O Cruises
Entered service: 2015 - Refit: 2019 - Gross tonnage: 143.730 - Pass. lower beds: 3674 - All berths: 4324 - Passenger decks: 15 - Length: 330 m. - Beam: 38,4 m. - Draught: 8,3 m. - Drive: diesel/electric: 5 diesel engines make MAN -2 of type 14 V48/60CR and 3-MAN type 8L48/60CR - Total installed power: 62.400 kW. at n=600 rev/min. - Propulsion: by 2 VEM Sachsenwerk GMBH electric motors 18.000 kW each at n=136 rev/min.- 2 Fixed pitch propellers - Service speed 18,5 knots - Max.speed: 21,9 knots - Built: Fincantieri Monfalcone - Italy - Yard no.6231 - Flag: UK - Classification: Lloyds Register of Shipping.
|Passenger Space Ratio All berths: 33,2|
The longest version of the flag anywhere in the world, spanning 94m, will adorn the Britannia, P&O’s biggest ever ship.will begin to sport the new colours, which will also see the funnels painted blue and decorated with an illuminated rising sun motif. P&O said it depicts the Oriental part of the Peninsular and Oriental name on the company’ The name Britannia was announced on 24 September 2013 and has historical importance for P&O, there have been two previous ships named Britannia connected to the company. The Queen christened P&O Cruises' white, red and blue BRITANNIA in Southampton on march 10-2015with a Nebuchadnezzar of sparkling British wine The naming of a ship, followed by liquid spillage over the bow, is a long-held tradition.
The newest ship in the P&O Cruises UK fleet, the Britannia is slated for
a 20-day refurbishment this October at Damen-France Shipyards, with
technical maintenance scheduled as well as the installation of a new art
Among the changes to the ship, the main atrium will be completely re-done with new décor, furniture and an updated color scheme. The onboard shops and photo gallery will also get an update, as will the spa and java café.
All interior photo's courtesy P&OCruises
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