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

Design of the hull is for the first time used for the Costa Atlantica (2000). Several ships in the Carnival organisation are based on same design.
Dec.20-2019  Two Carnival Cruise Line ships collided this morning in Cozumel, Mexico as the bow of the Legend came into contact with the stern of the 2003-built Glory, leaving visible damage to the latter vessel. (please see Carnival Glory)

March 15-2013 Yet another Carnival cruise ship is having mechanical problems at sea, the third in a month, US media reported Friday.This time a ship called Carnival Legend is having a problem with an Azipod unit that affects its sailing speed. A visit Friday to the Cayman Islands has been scrapped and the ship will head to its home port in Tampa, Florida, with arrival expected Sunday.

Febr.2014 Carnival Legend recently returned to service from Tampa with a variety of new and exciting innovations,including a WaterWorks aqua park featuring the exhilarating Green Thunder water attraction, as well as aTwister slide, a children’s spray park and more. Also new is the tropics-inspired RedFrog Pub, a full-service sushi restaurant called Bonsai Sushi, the Cherry on Top confections and novelty shop, and two new entertainment options, Playlist Productions and Hasbro, The Game Show, all of which were added during a multi-million-dollar makeover in Freeport, The Bahamas.
Aug. 29-2016 Carnival Legend unexpectedly listing due to a technical problem with the ship’s starboard steering gear. No passengers or crew were injured but many were surprised at the sudden listing. The Spirit class cruise ship was sailing towards its next port of call at Victoria, British Columbia. At around 6:00 PM on Monday, August 29 many guests were shocked when the ship began to list heavily towards one side. The sudden listing seemed to have lasted a few minutes and the crew reacted fast to make sure all was secure and nothing would cause any injuries. Some guests can be seen standing in shock while others head to the windows to see what was going on.

April-2018 Carnival is investing A$65 million into Funship 2.0 upgrades that will offer holiday-makers a range of new dining and entertainment features on board. The dry dock will take place in Portland, Oregon in May.

Entered service: 2002 - Refit: 2012/2018 - Gross tonnage: 85.942 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 2124 - All berths: 2680 - Passenger decks: 12 - Length: 292,56 m.-  Beam: 32,20 m. - Drive: diesel/electric: 6 diesel engines make Wärtsilä type 9L46D total output 62.370 kW. - Propulsion: 2 ABB Azipods 17.6 MW each - Service speed: 22 knots - Max. speed: 24 knots - Built: Kvaerner MASA Yards - Finland - Yard no:501- Flag: Malta - Classification: Lloyd's Register.

Sisterships: Carnival Spirit (2001) - Carnival Pride (2001) - Carnival Miracle(2004) - Costa Atlantica (2000) - Costa Mediterranea (2003).

     Passenger space ratio all berths:  32.06
     Passenger space ratio lower beds: 40.46




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