RADIANCE of the SEAS
Registered Owner: Radiance of the Seas Inc. - USA - Operator: Royal Caribbean International - USA
Entered service: 2001 – Refit:2011 - Gross tonnage: 90.090 - Pass. lower beds: 2218 (after refit) - All berths: 2496 - Passenger decks: 12 -Length: 293,20 m. - Beam: 32,20 m. - Drive: COGES system a combined gas/steam turbine with integrated electric propulsion system - 2 GE gasturbine type LM 2500 of 25 MW each and 1 Fincantieri steamturbine of 7,8 MW for on board electric system - Propulsion: 2 ABB Azimuthing pods - power each 19.5 MW - Service speed 22 knots - Max. speed 25 knots - Built: Meyer Werft - Germany - Yard no. 655 - Flag: Bahamas - Classification: DNV/GL
Sisterships: Brilliance of the Seas (2002) - Serenade of the Seas (2003) - Jewel of the Seas (2004)
|May 24-2011 Royal Caribbean International’s Radiance of the Seas enters the Victoria Shipyards in Victoria, British Colombia, Canada, to start her 22-day dry dock. The ship will receive a variety of enhancements including a Samba Grill, Giovanni’s Table, Park Café, Boardwalk Dog House, Izumi, as well as 15 new staterooms.|
|Radiance of the
Seas' April 6 -2018 cruise, an 11-night Australia sailing, for
repairs to the ship's Azipod propulsion system.
An issue is currently impacting the ship's speed and its ability to deliver future scheduled cruises.
Royal Caribbean said Radiance of the Seas' guest services are fully operational, and there is no impact to the maneuverability of the ship or its safety as Radiance returns to Sydney from its current Queensland coastal cruise.
Repairs will take place from April 6-17.
space ratio all berths: 36.09
Passenger space ratio lower beds: 40.62
|All images after 2011 refit courtesy of Royal Caribbean Int.|
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