Images of Cruiseship MV ‘AIDAmar’ Departing the Port of Hamburg

Images of Cruiseship MV ‘AIDAmar’ Departing the Port of Hamburg
Cruiseship 2,200 Berths, built in 2012 at Meyer                                                                                                                                                                                                         VESSEL DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was AIDAmar. Call Sign ICSJ, IMO Number 9490052, Hull Number 690.IMO Number 9490052, Built at Meyer Werft delivered in May 2012, Italy Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Length Overall of 253.33 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 230.20 m., Draught of 7.30 m., Moulded Depth of 9.30 m., Beam of 32.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 71,304, Tonnage of 44,046 International Net and 7,634 Dwt (long). MaK Engine, Speed of 22.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil (IFO 380), Horsepower of 38,402, Scrubber (Installed).

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Aida Cruises Ltd, Rostock, Germany. Aida Cruises Ltd is a group company of Carnival Corporation & plc. Group Company: Carnival Corporation & plc. Technical Manager: Carnival Maritime GmbH, Hamburg, Germany. Operator: Aida Cruises Ltd, Rostock, Germany. Registered Owner: Costa Crociere S.p.A.

ENGINES & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE 4 x Diesel Gen. – MaK 9M43C – 4-stroke 9-cyl. 430mm x 610mm bore/stroke 36,000mkW total at 514rpm driving 4 x AC generator(s) at 38,400ekW total, (48,000kVA total) 11000V at 60Hz.
PROPULSOR: 2 x FP Propeller (Aft) (electric) (Copper-Nickel), MMG, 130rpm, Ø5.20m at 25,000ekW total, 11000V AC.
POS, PROPULSOR 2 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric), Brunvoll at 4,600ekW total, 11000V AC. 2 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Aft) (electric), Brunvoll at 3,000ekW total, 11000V AC.
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT 2 x Exhaust Scrubber – SOx – Ecospray ECO-EGC™ – Open Loop – 2015 installation year.
LIFTING EQUIPMENT No Cargo Gear.

CAPACITIES: Total number of Passengers 2,580, 1097 Passenger Cabins, 2,200 Passenger Berths, 14 Passenger Decks, 620 Crew.
PASSENGER EQUIPMENT: 14 x Elevator, Passenger – Hans Lutz. 2 x Elevator, Passenger – Hans Lutz. 1 x Elevator, Passenger – Hans Lutz. 1 x Elevator, Passenger – Hans Lutz.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding contract price of EUR 385 million when contracted in January 2008.


Additional images of more AIDA cruiseships:

Images of Cruiseship MV ‘AIDAVita’ Departing Hamburg

Images of Cruiseship MV ‘AIDASol’ Departing Hamburg

Images of Cruiseship MV ‘AIDABella’ Departing New York City

Images of Cruiship MV ‘AIDAluna’ Departing Hamburg


Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of Cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’ Moored in the Port of Piraeus

Cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’ under the Fall Sun in the Port of Piraeus
Built in 2007 at Fincantieri Marghera – 1,850 Berths Cruiseship

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Queen Victoria. Call Sign ZCEF3, IMO Number 9320556. Built at Fincantieri Marghera, Bermuda Flagged, LR Classed, Length Overall of 294.00 m. (964.5 ft), Length Between Perpendiculars of 265.25 m., Draught of 7.90 m., Beam of 32.30 m. (106 ft), Gross Tonnage of 90,049, Moulded Depth of 10.80 m. Fincantieri Vista Class.

VESSEL’S OWNERS & MANAGERS: Cunard Line Ltd, Southampton, United Kingdom, Cunard Line Ltd is a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc.

PASSENGER CAPACITY: Total number of Passengers 2,061, 1,007 Passenger Cabins, 1,850 Passenger Berths, 12 Passenger Decks, 992 Crew.

MAIN ENGINE: 4 x Diesel Gen – Sulzer 16ZAV40S – 4-stroke 16-cyl. 400mm x 560mm bore/stroke 48,000mkW total at 514rpm driving 4 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz, 2 x Diesel Gen – Sulzer 12ZAV40S – 4-stroke 12-cyl. 400mm x 560mm bore/stroke 18,000mkW total at 514rpm driving 2 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.

PROPULSION: 2 x Azimuth, Pod (Aft) (electric), ABB Azipod™ VO2100 at 35,200ekW total AC. 2 Propellors, 3 Bow Thruster(s).

“Known for her elegance and graceful splendour” according to Cunard, MS ‘Queen Victoria’ underwent a $40 million retrofit in June 2017 at the Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo, Sicily. Her newbuilding contract cost £270 mil (appr. $500 mil at then FX rates). The vessel is the smaller among Cunard’s three cruiseships, MS ‘Queen Elizabeth’ with 2,100 berths and MS ‘Queen Mary 2’ with 2,620 berths. Images of the cruiseship MS ‘Queen Mary 2’ departing the Port of New York have been posted twice before on our blog:

MV ‘Queen Mary 2’, September 17, 2014, and

MV ‘Queen Mary 2’ (Part II), June 19, 2015.

Deck plans of the vessel from Cunard’s website:

Deck plans of MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Credit: Cunard website.

And images from her stay in the Port of Piraeus in middle October 2017:

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Detail of the graceful stern. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Detail of stern and aft section of the cruiseship. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Detail of bow, bulbous bow and for section of the cruiseship. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Detail of bow and bulbous bow. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Detail of distinctively colored chimney stack. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Distinctive chimney stack. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. The less glamorous job of bunkering a glamorous cruiseship in-between voyages. Bunkering tanker MT ‘EcoSpirit’.  Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. The flag of Bermuda proudly flying on the the deck. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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