prefix Carnival on oct.8-2007
Registered Owner: Carnival Corp. - USA - Beneficial owner: Carnival Corp.- Operator: Carnival Cruise Lines
Entered service: 1996 - Refit: 2007/2016 - Gross tonnage: 70.367 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 2052 - All berths: 2594 - Passenger decks: 10 - Length: 260,60 m.- Beam: 31,40 m. - Drive: diesel/electric: 6 dieselengines make Sulzer-Wärtsilä type 2x 8 ZAV 40S and 4x 12ZAV 40S total power: 42.240 kW.- 2 Fixed propellers - Service Speed: 18 knots - Built: Kvaerner Masa-Yards-Finland - Yard no. 489 - Classification: Lloyds Register - Flag: Bahamas
Sisterships: - One of the "Fantasy - class" of eight almost identical ships. Fantasy (1990) - Ecstasy (1991) - Sensation (1993) - Fascination (1994) - Imagination (1995) - Inspiration (1996) - Elation (1998) first cruiseship with Azipod propulsion system and Paradise (1998) many years operated as total smokeless ship for passengers and crew. However this policy changed in 2005.
|January 14, 2016) – The 2,052-passenger Carnival Inspiration will undergo a multi-million-dollar makeover that will add a wide range of new dining and bar innovations next month. The new features will be incorporated during a three-week dry dock taking place in Portland, Ore., Jan. 18 to Feb. 5, 2016. Following the renovation, the ship will resume its year-round schedule of three- and four-day Baja cruises from Long Beach, Calif.|
|Passenger Space Ratio all berths 27,13|
The Inspiration during trials.
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