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original shipbell of royal princess 1984

Registered Owner: Carnival Corp.&Plc. - USA - Operator: Princess Cruise Lines Ltd. - USA

Entered service: 2013 – Gross tonnage: 142.714 - Pass. lower beds: 3560 - All berths: 4200 - Passenger decks: 14 -Length: 330,1 m. - Beam: 38,4 m. - Drive : 4 diesel engines make: Wärtsilä  type 2x12V46F and 2x14V46F - Total installed power: 62.400 600 rpm. - Propulsion: by 2 SAM Electronics electric motors 2 fixed propellers power each 18.000 kW. at 133-142 rpm. - Service speed 18 knots - Max.speed 22 knots - Built: Fincantieri - Italy - Yard no. 6223 - Flag: Bermuda - Classification: Lloyds Register of Shipping

Sistership: Regal Princess (2014) - Majestic Princess (2017) - Sky Princess (2019) - Enchanted Princess (2020) - Discovery Princess (2021) 

Sept. 22-2013 Princess Cruises' newest cruise ship, ROYAL PRINCESS, lost power for several hours midway through a 12-night Mediterranean cruise. Emergency generators supplied power for essential services, such as toilets, during the outage, and full power has since been restored. The loss of power occurred as the ship was en route from Mykonos to Naples, at 1:30 p.m. local time. The ship will be taken out of service for repair and the remainder of its current sailing will be canceled following a power outage onboard on Sunday.
Once in Naples, passengers will be disembarked and flown home. Princess is making all flight arrangements for passengers and has promised to provide a full refund of the cruise fare as well as a 25 percent future cruise credit. The line said that passengers will likely spend Tuesday night (Sept. 24) onboard the ship and depart on Wednesday (Sept. 25). According to a spokeswoman from Princess, additional problems with plumbing, electrical and air conditioning systems reported by passengers are unrelated to the power outage.

      Passenger space ratio all berths: 32.88

Her predecessors

Royal Princess 1984-2005 renamed Artemis P&O-UK in 2005-2011sold to Phoenix new name Artania

Royal Princess 2007-2011 since 2011 sailing as Adonia- P&O-UK

New feature of the ship: on the starboard side, the steel-and-glass Sky/Sea-Walk will curve 6 m. beyond the side of the ship, 39 m.above the water. On the port side a matching bulge will contain the glass-bottomed SeaView Bar.

All images courtesy Princess Cruises Ltd.

Royal Princess is the first ship in the Princess fleet to sail with the new hull design as the first ship to receive the bow livery

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