MV ‘CRYSTAL SERENITY’

CRUISESHIP MV ‘CRYSTAL SERENITY’ FACT SHEET                                         (Source: Crystal Cruises website)

 

BUILDER: Alstom Chantiers de l’Atlantique — Saint-Nazaire, France

ENTERED SERVICE:
July 7, 2003

COST:
$350 million

MAJOR REDESIGNS:
2013, 2011, 2008

GUEST CAPACITY:
1,070

SPACE RATIO:
64.4 (one of the highest of any luxury line)

GUEST TO CREW RATIO:
1.65:1

DECKS
13

STATEROOMS:
535

% OF VERANDAH STATEROOMS:
85%

SHIP’S REGISTRY:
Bahamian

CREW SIZE:
655

CREW NATIONALITY:
Norwegian Captain; International crew and officers including European trained hotel and dining staff

General Specifications:

¨       68,870 gross registered tons (approx.)                                                                   ¨       820 ft. length (250 m)                                                                                                 ¨       105.6 ft. width (32.2 m)                                                                                               ¨       24.9 ft. draft (8.0 m)                                                                                                   ¨       21.0 knots cruising speed                                                                                         ¨       22.0 knots maximum speed                                                                                       ¨       Fin type roll stabilizers                                                                                               ¨       Two transverse controllable pitch bow thrusters                                                         ¨       Powered by environmentally-friendly diesel engines and a podded propulsion system to enable greater maneuverability.

Designers:

¨       Robert Tillberg AB (lead)–Viken, Sweden                                                                 ¨       Nix Firestone Associates–Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, California                       ¨       Garroni Designers Company–Genoa, Italy                                                                 ¨       Okada & Associates–Tokyo, Japan                                                                         ¨       Stephen John Design—London, UK                                                                             ¨       II BY IV DESIGN–Toronto, Ontario, Canada                                                               ¨       Adfecto—London, UK                                                                                                 ¨       DPA Lighting Consultants–London, UK                                                                       ¨       Brennan Beer Gorman Monk / Interiors (BBGM)–New York, NY and Washington, DC

Decks and Staterooms:

Nine guest decks with 535 staterooms on five decks including:

¨       Four Crystal Penthouses with verandah – Category CP (1,345 sq. ft.)                       ¨       33 Penthouse Suites with verandah – Category PS (538 sq. ft.)                                 ¨       72 Penthouses with verandah – Category PH (403 sq. ft.)                                           ¨       70 PURE® hypoallergenic staterooms – P Categories (269 sq. ft.)                                 ¨       286 Outside Deluxe Staterooms with verandah – A & B Categories (269 sq. ft.)         ¨       70 Outside Deluxe Staterooms – C Categories (226 sq. ft.)                                       ¨       Eight staterooms with specially designed, wheelchair-accessible accommodations include two Penthouses, two staterooms with verandahs and four staterooms with large picture windows                                                                                                               ¨       46 connecting staterooms, and 178 staterooms with a third berth, for families


 

MV CRYSTAL SERENITY 1

Cruiseseship ‘Crystal Sernenity’ (1,070-berths, built at Alstom Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003) gliding downstream Hudson River (new York) on autumn evening. http://www.karatzas.com

MV CRYSTAL SERENITY 2

Cruiseseship ‘Crystal Sernenity’ (1,070-berths, built at Alstom Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003) gliding downstream Hudson River (new York) on autumn evening. http://www.karatzas.com

MV CRYSTAL SERENITY 3

Cruiseseship ‘Crystal Sernenity’ (1,070-berths, built at Alstom Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003) gliding downstream Hudson River (new York) on autumn evening. http://www.karatzas.com

MV CRYSTAL SERENITY 4

Cruiseseship ‘Crystal Sernenity’ (1,070-berths, built at Alstom Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003) gliding downstream Hudson River (new York) on autumn evening. Portside bow view detail. http://www.karatzas.com

MV CRYSTAL SERENITY 5

Cruiseseship ‘Crystal Sernenity’ (1,070-berths, built at Alstom Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003) gliding downstream Hudson River (new York) on autumn evening. Portside stern view detail. http://www.karatzas.com

MV CRYSTAL SERENITY 6

Cruiseseship ‘Crystal Sernenity’ (1,070-berths, built at Alstom Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003) gliding downstream Hudson River (new York) on autumn evening. http://www.karatzas.com

MV CRYSTAL SERENITY 7

Cruiseseship ‘Crystal Sernenity’ (1,070-berths, built at Alstom Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003) gliding downstream Hudson River (new York) on autumn evening. House colors! http://www.karatzas.com

MV CRYSTAL SERENITY 8

Cruiseseship ‘Crystal Sernenity’ (1,070-berths, built at Alstom Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003) gliding downstream Hudson River (new York) on autumn evening. http://www.karatzas.com

MV CRYSTAL SERENITY 9

Cruiseseship ‘Crystal Sernenity’ (1,070-berths, built at Alstom Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003) passing Statue of LIberty on autumn evening. http://www.karatzas.com

MV CRYSTAL SERENITY 10

Cruiseseship ‘Crystal Sernenity’ (1,070-berths, built at Alstom Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003) passing Statue of LIberty on autumn evening. http://www.karatzas.com

MV CRYSTAL SERENITY 11

Cruiseseship ‘Crystal Sernenity’ (1,070-berths, built at Alstom Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003) passing Statue of LIberty on autumn evening. http://www.karatzas.com

MV CRYSTAL SERENITY 12

Cruiseseship ‘Crystal Sernenity’ (1,070-berths, built at Alstom Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003) departing New York Harbor on autumn evening. Bon Voyage! http://www.karatzas.com


 

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