NAVIGATOR of the SEAS

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Registered Owner: Navigator of the Seas Inc. - USA - Beneficial owner: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL) - Operator: Royal Caribbean Cruises - USA

Entered service: 2002 – Refit: 2013/2018 - Gross tonnage: 139.570 - Pass. lower beds: 3138 - All berths: 3807 - Passenger decks: 14 -Length: 311,10 m. - Beam: 38,60 m. - Drive diesel/electric: 6 dieselengines make Wärtsilä type 12V46C  - Total installed power: 75.600 kW.  - Propulsion: by 3 Azipods - 2 azimuthing-1 fixed -14 MW each. - Max. speed 22 knots -  Built: Kvaerner Masa-Yards - Finland -Yard no. 1347 - Flag: Bahamas - Classification: DNV/GL.

Sisterships: Voyager of the Seas (1999) - Explorer of the Seas (2000) - Adventure of the Seas (2001) - Mariner of the Seas (2003)

Fourth ship of the Voyager Class, at that time world's largest cruiseships. The serie of technically broadly identical ships consist off 4 sisterships. Minor differences compare first generation.
   Passenger space ratio all berts: 36.66
 
Passenger space ratio lower beds: 44.48
April 2013 During its revitalization late this year, Navigator of the Seas will be getting the ‘virtual balconies’ revealed as a new feature for Quantum of the Seas. 81 New cabins on board Navigator of the Seas during its January 2014 drydock at Grand Bahama Shipyard will be added. The 2002-built Navigator of the Seas is scheduled for a four-week revitalization in Freeport in January. The cabins will be added to Decks 2, 3 and 12. The current boardroom on Deck 2 will be converted into four new cabins. The photo gallery, pizza dining and nightclub areas on Deck 3 will be modified to accommodate 39 new accommodations. The remaining 38 new cabins will be added to Deck 12. As part of the project, the shipyard will deliver the new aluminum housing for Deck 12. The ship will feature some 98 virtual balconies, according to the cruise line, all in Category J rooms, meaning not all interior staterooms will get the technology. Of the 98 rooms, 17 are quad cabins, and 81 are double-occupancy rooms.

Oct. -2018 A new Caribbean poolscape, two daring waterslides, the first blow-dry bar at sea, Insta-worthy nightlife and dining are all part of the $115m modernization of Navigator of the Seas. This will take place before the ship's first cruise from Miami on Feb. 24-2019

Oct.29-2018 Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas has been hit with technical issues and as a result, has been forced to dock in Vigo, Spain. Navigator of the Seas which is operated by Royal Caribbean has been hit with technical issues since last night. According to the popular Crew Center site, there was A Bravo Code announcement and one of the ship stabilizers broke and made a hole on the side. Apparently, the problem was temporarily repaired but the Royal Caribbean cruise ship still needed to divert to Vigo, Spain on the Spanish west coast. The ship has been docked there ever since. The ship captain has kept guests onboard informed and a newly revised itinerary will now take place. According to an update from a passenger, Navigator of the Seas will stay in Vigo until Monday afternoon and two port of calls including Madiera have been canceled.

June 2019 -RCL, Wärtsilä, and DNV GL announce NAVIGATOR OF THE SEAS to feature industry first fire prevention notation. Even though great strides have been taken in detecting, containing and extinguishing fires, the best time to fight a fire is before it starts. The desire to work towards a zero-fire engine room led cruise operator RCL, technology group Wärtsilä, and classification society DNV GL to initiate a joint industry project to improve engine room fire prevention.

 

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