Images of the Cruiseship ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ departing the Port of Piraeus

MV ‘Brilliance of the Seas’
Cruiseship Vessel, 2,140 Berths, built in 2002 at Meyer Werft

VESSEL DESCRIPTION: Call Sign C6SJ5, IMO Number 9195200. Built at Meyer Werft, Bahamas Flagged, DNV Classed, Length Overall of 292.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 263.50 m., Draught of 8.50 m., Beam of 32.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 90,090, Moulded Depth of 11.50 m., Tonnage of 53,812 International Net and 10,589 Dwt (long).

VESSEL OWNERS: Royal Caribbean International, Florida, United States. Website: http://www.royalcaribbean.co.uk. Technical Manager: RCL Cruises Ltd, Surrey, United Kingdom.

OTHER DETAILS: Total number of Passengers 2,550, 1056 Passenger Cabins, 2140 Passenger Berths, 12 Passenger Decks, 850 Crew.

The Vessel was ordered as a newbuilding in 1998 at a reported nominal price of US$ 350 million. Deckplans of the Vessel can be seen at the Cruise Compete website by clicking here.

MAIN ENGINE: Gen. Elec. Engine, Speed of 25.00 kts at 292.00 tonnes per day, Gas Oil, Bunker Capacity of 3,220 tonnes. 2 x Gas Turbine Gen. 50,000mkW total at 3,600rpmAC generator.

AUXILIARIES: 1 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Wartsila 4-stroke 16V38B – 4-stroke 16-cyl. 380mm x 475mm bore/stroke 11,600mkW total at 600rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s), 1 x Aux. Diesel Gen – MAN 18VP185 – 4-stroke 18-cyl. 185mm x 196mm bore/stroke 4,000mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s), 1 x Aux. Steam Turb. Gen. Fincantieri Diesel 56B 25,000mkW total at 9,000rpm driving 1 x AC generator, 1 x Emergency Gen – Mitsubishi HI Engine S12R-MPTA – 4-stroke 12-cyl. 170mm x 180mm bore/stroke 1,140mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s). 2 x Azimuth, Pod (Aft) (electric), ABB Azipod™ VO2300 at 40,000ekW total AC.


MV BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS 1 BMK_6123 @

Medium size cruiseship, built 14 year ago at Meyer Werft at a price of US$350 mil for RCL, ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ departs the Port of the Piraeus on a sunny August afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS 2 BMK_6146 @

Medium size cruiseship, built 14 year ago at Meyer Werft at a price of US$350 mil for RCL, ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ departs the Port of the Piraeus on a sunny August afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS 3 BMK_6153 @

Medium size cruiseship, built 14 year ago at Meyer Werft at a price of US$350 mil for RCL, ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ departs the Port of the Piraeus on a sunny August afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS 4 BMK_6168 @

Medium size cruiseship, built 14 year ago at Meyer Werft at a price of US$350 mil for RCL, ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ departs the Port of the Piraeus on a sunny August afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS 5 BMK_6188 @

Medium size cruiseship, built 14 year ago at Meyer Werft at a price of US$350 mil for RCL, ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ departs the Port of the Piraeus on a sunny August afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS 6 BMK_6199 @

Medium size cruiseship, built 14 year ago at Meyer Werft at a price of US$350 mil for RCL, ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ departs the Port of the Piraeus on a sunny August afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS 7 BMK_6196 @

Medium size cruiseship, built 14 year ago at Meyer Werft at a price of US$350 mil for RCL, ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ departs the Port of the Piraeus on a sunny August afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS 8 BMK_6213 @

Medium size cruiseship, built 14 year ago at Meyer Werft at a price of US$350 mil for RCL, ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ departs the Port of the Piraeus on a sunny August afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS 9 BMK_6224 @

Medium size cruiseship, built 14 year ago at Meyer Werft at a price of US$350 mil for RCL, ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ departs the Port of the Piraeus on a sunny August afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS 10 BMK_6233 @

Medium size cruiseship, built 14 year ago at Meyer Werft at a price of US$350 mil for RCL, ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ departs the Port of the Piraeus on a sunny August afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS 11 BMK_6242 @

Medium size cruiseship, built 14 year ago at Meyer Werft at a price of US$350 mil for RCL, ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ departs the Port of the Piraeus on a sunny August afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS 12 BMK_6264 @

Medium size cruiseship, built 14 year ago at Meyer Werft at a price of US$350 mil for RCL, ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ departs the Port of the Piraeus on a sunny August afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS 13 BMK_6285 @

Medium size cruiseship, built 14 year ago at Meyer Werft at a price of US$350 mil for RCL, ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ departs the Port of the Piraeus on a sunny August afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS 14 BMK_6290 @

Medium size cruiseship, built 14 year ago at Meyer Werft at a price of US$350 mil for RCL, ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ departs the Port of the Piraeus on a sunny August afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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