Images of Cruiseship MV ‘Anthem of the Seas’ Departing New York (2)

Images of Cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ pictured in the Upper New York Harbor, by the Statue of Liberty, against the Lower Manhattan Skyline and under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge

4,900 passengers, 18 decks, 348 m (1,142 ft) length, 2,090 staterooms, built at Meyer Werft (Papenburg), Germany

Fifth Largest Cruiseship in the World (along with sisterships MS ‘Ovation of the Seas’ and MV ‘Quantum of the Seas’

Image of cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ by the Statue of Liberty. Products tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ inbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ by the Statue of Liberty. Products tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ inbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ against the Lower Manhattan skyline. One World Trade Center and Empire State Building clearly visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ against the Lower Manhattan skyline. One World Trade Center and Empire State Building clearly visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ against the Lower Manhattan skyline. One World Trade Center and Empire State Building, 432 Park Avenue clearly visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ against the Lower Manhattan skyline. One World Trade Center and Empire State Building clearly visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ against the Lower Manhattan skyline. One World Trade Center and Empire State Building clearly visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ up-close and personal: 18 decks, 348 meters of length, appr. 90,500 main engines horsepower. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’. Bow detail against a minnow of a sailboat. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’. Stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’. Stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ pictured under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ pictured under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ pictured under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ pictured under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of Cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg

Images of MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg
Cruiseship of 1,265 Berths; delivered in 2002 at Aker MTW Werft                                             
VESSEL IDENTIFICATION / DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was AIDAvita. Call Sign IBNP, IMO Number 9221554. Moulded Depth of 11.55 m., Tonnage of 20,875 International Net and 4,165 Dwt (long). Built at Aker MTW Werft, Double Bottom Hull, Italy Flagged, DNV GL Classed, P&I insurance with UK P&I Club, Length Overall of 202.85 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 182.00 m., Draught of 6.30 m., Beam of 28.10 m., Gross Tonnage of 42,290, Wartsila 4-stroke Engine, Speed of 21.00 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Bunker Capacity of 1,260 tonnes.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: Aida Cruises Ltd, Germany. Aida Cruises Ltd is a subsidIary of Carnival Corporation & plc. Registered Owner: Costa Crociere S.P.A.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Total number of Passengers 1,580, 635 Passenger Cabins, 1265 Passenger Berths, 9 Passenger Decks, 418 Crew. Vessel was reportedly had a newbuilding cost of US$ 190 mil in 1999. Sistership vessel is MS ‘AIDAaura’.

MAIN ENGINE: 2 x Diesel Gen – Wartsila 4-stroke 12V38B – 4-stroke 12-cyl. 380mm x 475mm bore/stroke 17,400mkW total at 600rpm driving 2 x AC generator(s) at 17,812ekW total, (22,266kVA total) 6600V.

AUXILIARY: 1 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Wartsila 4-stroke 8L38B – 4-stroke 8-cyl. 380mm x 475mm bore/stroke 5,800mkW total at 600rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 5,941ekW total, (7,427kVA total) 6600V, 1 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Wartsila 4-stroke 6L38B – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 380mm x 475mm bore/stroke 4,350mkW total at 600rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 4,179ekW total, (5,224kVA total) 6600V, 1 x Emergency Gen – 4-stroke 680mkW total driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 544ekW total, (680kVA total) 440V.

PROPULSION: 2 x FP Propeller (Aft) (electric), Rolls-Royce, 152rpm, Ø4.50m at 18,800ekW total, 6600V AC. 2 fixed pitch Propellors, 2 Bow Thruster(s) of 2400.00, 2 Stern Thruster(s) of 1400.00.

Images of more AIDA cruiseships posted on our blog:                                                 Images of MS ‘AIDAbella’ departing the Port of New York in September 2014, photographed against Statue of Liberty.

Images of MS ‘AIDAluna’ departing the Port of Hamburg in May 2014.

Images of MS ‘AIDAsol’ departing the Port of Hamburg in May 2017.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Deckplans of cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ as per company’s website.

Deckplans of cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ as per company’s website.


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Images of MV ‘AIDAsol’ Departing the Port of Hamburg

Images of MV ‘AIDAsol’ Departing the Port of Hamburg
Cruiseship with 2,175 Berths, delivered in 2011 by Meyer Werft

VESSEL DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was AIDAsol. Call Sign ICPE, IMO Number 9490040. DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 9.30 m., Tonnage of 45,165 International Net and 7,765 Dwt (long). Built at Meyer Werft, Italy Flagged, GL Classed, P&I insurance with UK P&I Club, Length Overall of 253.35 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 230.20 m., Draught of 7.30 m., Beam of 32.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 71,305, SPHINX CLASS (She is the fifth Sphinx series ship, preceded by sisters AIDAdiva, AIDAbella, AIDAluna, and AIDAblu, and followed by AIDAmar. AIDAsol was delivered in March 2010. She was christened on 9 April 2011.)

SHIPOWNERS’ DETAILS: Aida Cruises Ltd, Germany. Aida Cruises Ltd is a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Total number of Passengers 2,580, 1,100 Passenger Cabins, 2,175 Passenger Berths, 14 Passenger Decks, 620 Crew.

14 x Elevator, Passenger – Hans Lutz, 2 x Elevator, Passenger – Hans Lutz, 1 x Elevator, Passenger – Hans Lutz, 1 x Elevator, Passenger – Hans Lutz.

ENGINE DETAILS: MaK Engine, Speed of 22.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil. Engine Description 4 S.A. 9-cyl., Engine Model 9M43C, 2 Fixed pitch Propellors, 2 Bow Thruster(s) of 4600.00, 2 Stern Thruster(s) of 3000.00.

AUXILIARY: 1 x Emergency Gen – 4-stroke driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 800ekW total, (1,000kVA total) 690V at 60Hz.

PROPULSOR: 2 x FP Propeller (Aft) (electric) (Copper-Nickel), Mecklenburger, 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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Vessel has reported newbuild price of EUR 385 million, contracted on 14 December 2007.

Lots of love! Memorably painted bow of cruiseship MV ‘AidaSol’, seen here docked at the Cruise Terminal at the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Lots of love! Memorably painted bow of cruiseship MV ‘AidaSol’, seen here docked at the Cruise Terminal at the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Lots of love! Memorably painted bow of cruiseship MV ‘AidaSol’, seen here docked at the Cruise Terminal at the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

With 2,175 berths and a newbuilding cost of EUR 385 mil, the fifth of the Sphinx Class in the Aida fleet, seen here departing the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

With 2,175 berths and a newbuilding cost of EUR 385 mil, the fifth of the Sphinx Class in the Aida fleet, seen here departing the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

With 2,175 berths and a newbuilding cost of EUR 385 mil, the fifth of the Sphinx Class in the Aida fleet, seen here departing the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

With 2,175 berths and a newbuilding cost of EUR 385 mil, the fifth of the Sphinx Class in the Aida fleet, seen here departing the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

With 2,175 berths and a newbuilding cost of EUR 385 mil, the fifth of the Sphinx Class in the Aida fleet, seen here departing the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

With 2,175 berths and a newbuilding cost of EUR 385 mil, the fifth of the Sphinx Class in the Aida fleet, seen here departing the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

With 2,175 berths and a newbuilding cost of EUR 385 mil, the fifth of the Sphinx Class in the Aida fleet, seen here departing the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

With 2,175 berths and a newbuilding cost of EUR 385 mil, the fifth of the Sphinx Class in the Aida fleet, seen here departing the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

With 2,175 berths and a newbuilding cost of EUR 385 mil, the fifth of the Sphinx Class in the Aida fleet, seen here departing the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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Images of Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ Departing New York Harbor

Images of the Cruiseship MV departing New York have been hosted twice previously on our blog,

MV ‘NORWEGIAN BREAKAWAY’ in August 2014, and                                                  
MV ‘NORWEGIAN BREAKAWAY’ (Part II) in October 2015.

Quick Vessel description as per herebelow:

Description of the Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’. Source: Wikipedia.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Statue of Liberty visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Statue of Liberty visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Statue of Liberty visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Statue of Liberty visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

 

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Here passing under  the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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Images of Cruiseship MV ‘Anthem of the Seas’ Departing New York

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Statue of Liberty visible to the right. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Statue of Liberty visible to the right. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Statue of Liberty visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Statue of Liberty visible to the left; Lower Manhattan and World Trade Center in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Lower Manhattan and World Trade Center in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Lower Manhattan and World Trade Center in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Lower Manhattan and World Trade Center in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Fort Wadsworth in the foreground, Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge to the right. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Passing under Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Passing under Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, barely clearing the bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Passing under Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, barely clearing the bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Framed by Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, aft view. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Detail view of the bow. Image credit: Karatzas Images


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Images of Products Tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’ Entering New York Harbor

Products Tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’ Entering New York Harbor (Ex-name: West Point) 50,850 DWT Products & Chemicals Tanker, built in 2006

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name: West Point. Launch Name was West Point. Handy Tanker, Call Sign 9HTD8, IMO Number 9318034.

VESSEL DESCRIPTION: Built at STX SB (Jinhae), Double Hull, Malta Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E3 Class, Length Overall of 183.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 173.90 m., Draught of 12.70 m., Beam of 32.20 m., 52.00 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion. Moulded Depth of 19.10 m., Lightship air draft of 38.10 m., Keel to mast air draft of 46.40 m., Tonnage of 24,950 Panama Canal Net, 27,700 Suez Canal Net, 12,150 International Net, 11,110 Light Displacement and 50,040 Dwt (long). Gross Tonnage of 30,050.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Interorient Marine Services (Germany) GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg, Germany. Interorient Marine Services (Germany) GmbH & Co. KG is a subsidary of Interorient Navigation Co Ltd.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 51,560 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 12 Pumps with a total Capacity of 7,200 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, IMO Class 3, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 65 degrees celsius, 7 Cargo Separations, Marpol Certificate.  7 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 16 inches, Manifold height above deck of 2.10 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 96.20 m., 12 Centrifugal Pump(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 7,200 t/hr, S/Steel SUS 316L cargo lines, Crude Oil Washing. Solas Certificate, High Level Alarms, Automatic Ullaging, Inert Gas System, Vapor Return Ashore, Centre Line Bulkhead.
MAIN ENGINE : 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S60MC-C7.1 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 600mm x2400mm bore/stroke 13,560mkW total at 105rpm. , MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 15.90 kts at 44.40 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 18424.

AUXILIARY: 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – MAN Diesel & Turbo 6L23/30H Mk.1 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 225mm x 300mm bore/stroke 1,776mkW total at 900rpm driving 2 x generator(s), 1 x Emergency Gen – Cummins NT855-D(M) – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 140mm x 152mm bore/stroke 280mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x generator(s).

PROPULSION: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 105rpm.

POS, PROPULSOR: 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric).

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reportedly Vessel was sold to her present Owners in May 2006 at US$53.5m.


Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, seen against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center tower. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, seen against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center tower. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, seen against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center tower. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, seen against the Statue of Liberty; cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ is outbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, seen against the Statue of Liberty; cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ is outbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ is outbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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Images of Cruiseship MV ‘Thomson Spirit’ in the Port of Piraeus

Vintage Cruiseship MV ‘Thomson Spirit’ entering the Port of Piraeus                         1,250 Berths Cruise Vessel Built 1983

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-names are Spirit, Thomson Spirit, Nieuw Amsterdam, Patriot, Nieuw Amsterdam. Call Sign 9HA2336, IMO Number 8024014. Built at Ch. de l’Atlantique.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: Thompson Cruises, part of TUI Group. For vessel’s description on company’s website, please click here. Additional information on the cruiseship MV ‘Thompson Spirit’ from Wikipedia can be found here.

VESSEL DESCRIPTION: Malta Flagged, LR Classed, Length Overall of 214.66 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 181.62 m., Draught of 7.52 m., Beam of 27.21 m., Gross Tonnage of 33,930, Sulzer Diesel Engine, Speed of 21.00 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 30870. Moulded Depth of 18.85 m., Keel to mast air draft of 49.35 m., Tonnage of 16,025 International Net and 4,150 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7RLB66, 2 Propellors.

Total number of Passengers 1,374, 605 Passenger Cabins, 1232 Passenger Berths, 559 Crew.

MAIN ENGINE: 2 x Diesel – Sulzer Diesel 7RLB66 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 660mm x1400mm bore/stroke 22,705mkW total at 140rpm.

PROPULSION: 2 x Propeller (Aft) (mechanical).

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reportedly sold to Clients of Amer. Classic in October 2000 for US$ 114.5m. Reportedly sold to Clients of Carnival Corp. in February 2002 for US$ 79.8m.


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Vintage cruiseship MV ‘ Thomson Spirit’ (built in 1983 at Chantiers de l’Atlantique, France) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Vintage cruiseship MV ‘ Thomson Spirit’ (built in 1983 at Chantiers de l’Atlantique, France) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Vintage cruiseship MV ‘ Thomson Spirit’ (built in 1983 at Chantiers de l’Atlantique, France) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Vintage cruiseship MV ‘ Thomson Spirit’ (built in 1983 at Chantiers de l’Atlantique, France) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Vintage cruiseship MV ‘ Thomson Spirit’ (built in 1983 at Chantiers de l’Atlantique, France) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Vintage cruiseship MV ‘ Thomson Spirit’ (built in 1983 at Chantiers de l’Atlantique, France) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Vintage cruiseship MV ‘ Thomson Spirit’ (built in 1983 at Chantiers de l’Atlantique, France) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Vintage cruiseship MV ‘ Thomson Spirit’ (built in 1983 at Chantiers de l’Atlantique, France) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Vintage cruiseship MV ‘ Thomson Spirit’ (built in 1983 at Chantiers de l’Atlantique, France) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Vintage cruiseship MV ‘ Thomson Spirit’ (built in 1983 at Chantiers de l’Atlantique, France) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Vintage cruiseship MV ‘ Thomson Spirit’ (built in 1983 at Chantiers de l’Atlantique, France) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Vintage cruiseship MV ‘ Thomson Spirit’ (built in 1983 at Chantiers de l’Atlantique, France) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Vintage cruiseship MV ‘ Thomson Spirit’ (built in 1983 at Chantiers de l’Atlantique, France) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images


© 2013 – present Basil M Karatzas & Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.  All Rights Reserved.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS:  Vessel description is provided in good faith and is believed to be correct and accurate but no assurances, warranties or representations are made herewith. Vessel description is provided for entertainment  purposes only. We have no responsibility whatsoever for any errors / omissions in vessel description.

Access to this blog signifies the reader’s irrevocable acceptance of this disclaimer. No part of this blog can be reproduced by any means and under any circumstances, whatsoever, in whole or in part, without proper attribution or the consent of the copyright and trademark holders of this website. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that information herewithin has been received from sources believed to be reliable and such information is believed to be accurate at the time of publishing, no warranties or assurances whatsoever are made in reference to accuracy or completeness of said information, and no liability whatsoever will be accepted for taking or failing to take any action upon any information contained in any part of this website.  Thank you for the consideration.

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