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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‘QUEEN MARY 2’ (PART II)

Images of Cruiseship MV ‘QUEEN MARY 2′ (2,620 Berths, Built 2003)                       Additional images of MV ‘Queen Mary 2’ from previous port call to New York can be found by clicking here!

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Queen Mary 2. Call Sign ZCEF6, IMO Number 9241061. Built at Ch. de l’Atlantique, Bermuda Flagged, LR Classed, Length Overall of 345.03 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 301.35 m., Draught of 10.30 m., Beam of 41.00 m., Gross Tonnage of 148,528, Moulded Depth of 31.14 m., Keel to mast air draft of 72.00 m., Tonnage of 98,720 International Net and 18,886 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 4 S.A. 16-cyl., Engine Model 16V46C Wartsila Engine, Speed of 29.40 kts, Horsepower of 172,478B at 500. 4 Azimuth Propellors.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Cunard Line Ltd.; company website: http://www.cunard.co.uk/.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Total number of Passengers 2,800, 1310 Passenger Cabins, 2620 Passenger Berths, 13 Passenger Decks, 1253 Crew.

LINKS OF INTEREST:                                                                                               ‘Seven Days on the Queen Mary 2′, The New York Times, February 8, 2013.                       ‘Battle of the Queens: Queen Mary vs. Queen Mary 2′                                                QUEEN MARY 2 Deck Plan, accessed online September 2014; courtesy Cunard Line, Ltd.


 

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Cruiseship ‘Queen Mary 2’ departing New York Harbor. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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Cruiseship ‘Queen Mary 2’ departing New York Harbor. Statue of Liberty can be seen to the right of the picture. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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Cruiseship ‘Queen Mary 2’ departing New York Harbor. Downtown Manhattan skyline and World Trade Center in the background. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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Cruiseship ‘Queen Mary 2’ departing New York Harbor. Downtown Manhattan skyline and World Trade Center in the background. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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Cruiseship ‘Queen Mary 2’ departing New York Harbor. Downtown Manhattan skyline in the background. Crossing paths with anchored Jones Act tanker MT ‘Ford Eagle’. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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Cruiseship ‘Queen Mary 2’ departing New York Harbor. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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Cruiseship ‘Queen Mary 2’ departing New York Harbor. Detail of the chimney-stack. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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Cruiseship ‘Queen Mary 2’ departing New York Harbor. Detail of the bow. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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Cruiseship ‘Queen Mary 2’ departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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Cruiseship ‘Queen Mary 2’ departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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Cruiseship ‘Queen Mary 2’ departing New York Harbor. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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Cruiseship ‘Queen Mary 2’ departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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Cruiseship ‘Queen Mary 2’ departing New York Harbor. Detail of the stern. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

© 2013-2015 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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MV ‘QUEEN MARY 2’

Images of Cruiseship MV ‘QUEEN MARY 2’ (2,620 Berths, Cruise Vessel, Built 2003)

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Queen Mary 2. Call Sign ZCEF6, IMO Number 9241061. Built at Ch. de l’Atlantique, Bermuda Flagged, LR Classed, Length Overall of 345.03 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 301.35 m., Draught of 10.30 m., Beam of 41.00 m., Gross Tonnage of 148,528, Moulded Depth of 31.14 m., Keel to mast air draft of 72.00 m., Tonnage of 98,720 International Net and 18,886 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 4 S.A. 16-cyl., Engine Model 16V46C Wartsila Engine, Speed of 29.40 kts, Horsepower of 172,478B at 500. 4 Azimuth Propellors.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Cunard Line Ltd.; company website: http://www.cunard.co.uk/.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Total number of Passengers 2,800, 1310 Passenger Cabins, 2620 Passenger Berths, 13 Passenger Decks, 1253 Crew.

LINKS OF INTEREST:                                                                                               ‘Seven Days on the Queen Mary 2’, The New York Times, February 8, 2013.                       ‘Battle of the Queens: Queen Mary vs. Queen Mary 2’                                                QUEEN MARY 2 Deck Plan, accessed online September 2014; courtesy Cunard Line, Ltd.


 

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Cunard’s flagship ‘Queen Mary 2’ (QM2), built at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003, departing New York. http://www.karatzas.com

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Cunard’s flagship ‘Queen Mary 2’ (QM2), built at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003, departing New York. http://www.karatzas.com

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Cunard’s flagship ‘Queen Mary 2’ (QM2), built at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003, departing New York. Leaving behind the Downtown Manhattan skyline. http://www.karatzas.com

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Cunard’s flagship ‘Queen Mary 2’ (QM2), built at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003, leaving behind New York. http://www.karatzas.com

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Cunard’s flagship ‘Queen Mary 2’ (QM2), built at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003, departing New York. http://www.karatzas.com

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Cunard’s flagship ‘Queen Mary 2’ (QM2), built at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003, departing New York. Starboard bow view detail. http://www.karatzas.com

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Cunard’s flagship ‘Queen Mary 2’ (QM2), built at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003, departing New York. Aft starboard view detail. http://www.karatzas.com

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Cunard’s flagship ‘Queen Mary 2’ (QM2), built at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003, departing New York. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. http://www.karatzas.com

MV QUEEN MARY 2_9

Cunard’s flagship ‘Queen Mary 2’ (QM2), built at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003, departing New York. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. http://www.karatzas.com

MV QUEEN MARY 2_10

Cunard’s flagship ‘Queen Mary 2’ (QM2), built at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003, departing New York. Framed by the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. http://www.karatzas.com

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Cunard’s flagship ‘Queen Mary 2’ (QM2), built at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003, departing New York. http://www.karatzas.com

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Cunard’s flagship ‘Queen Mary 2’ (QM2), built at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in 2003, departing New York. Starboard stern view detail. http://www.karatzas.com


© 2013-2014 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.