∞ CELEBRITY XPEDITION ∞
Registered Owner: Islas Galapagos Turismo y Vapores CA - Ecuador - Beneficial owner: - Islas Galapagos Turismo - Operator: Celebrity Cruises a Royal Caribbean International Subsidary.
|Sept.23-2018 The Celebrity Xpedition is set to re-enter service this Sunday after a seven-day makeover in Panama. The cruise line said that the 100-guest vessel will feature a number of enhancements, from redecorated staterooms, lounges and restaurants to faster and more reliable WiFi.|
|July 1-2013 Ghalapagos National Park Service said in a statement that the owners of the Xpedition ship had violated Articles 68 and 71 of the Special Regime Law for the Conservation and Development Sustainable Galapagos Province (LOREG), “after finding in their holds shells, pulp and lobster tails, which is under a ban within the Galapagos Marine Reserve. The ruling suspends the ships operations for the next 45 days, and the ship is said to have to remain anchored at Puerto Ayora|
|Nov. 5 -2019 After running aground Tuesday night in the Galápagos, Celebrity Xpedition is afloat and ‘safely at anchor,’ Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. said. All 46 passengers and 58 crew are safe, the company said, with the passengers having transferred to Celebrity Flora. Flora is underway to Baltra, where hotel accommodations and return flights home are being provided. ‘We are grateful no injuries were reported from last night’s incident, and we appreciate those responders who stepped in to provide support to guests and crew,’ Royal Caribbean said.|
Entered service in: 2001- Refit: 2004 - Tonnage: 2.937 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 92 - All berths: 100 - Passenger decks: 4- Length: 88,50 m. - Beam: 14 m. - Drive: 2 diesel engines make MAK type single acting four stroke 6 cyl. type 6M25 - total power: 3700 kW. - Max. speed: 15 knots - Service speed: 13.5 knots - Built: Cassens Werft -Emden - Germany - Yard no.: 30228 - Flag: Ecuador - Classification: DNV/GL.
Former Name: Sun Bay
Sistership: Sun Bay II now Lauren-L
Passenger space ratio all berths: 29.37
Passenger space ratio lower beds: 31.92
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