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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MT ‘COMPASS’

MT ‘COMPASS’ (Ex: Newlead Compass – 72,736 DWT, Product Carrier, Built 2006)

IDENTIFICATION: Ex-names are Newlead Compass, Stena Compass. Launch Name was Stena Compass. Panamax Tanker, Call Sign ZCDL3, IMO Number 9274094. Built at Dalian Shipyard, Double Hull, Bermuda Flagged, LR Classed, Length Overall of 228.60 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 219.00 m., Draught of 14.42 m., Beam of 32.20 m., 66.80 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 41,589, Moulded Depth of 20.60 m., Lightship air draft of 41.70 m., Keel to mast air draft of 49.65 m., Tonnage of 20,919 International Net and 71,587 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 6-cyl., Engine Model 6S60MC6.1 MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 16.00 kts at 40.70 tonnes per day, Horsepower of 16,402B at 105. 1 fixed pitch Propellor.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: BW Pacific, company website: http://www.bwgroup.net.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Cargo Capacities of 75,701 cu.m. and 476,149 Barrels, Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 3 Pumps with a total Capacity of 6,000 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 66 degrees celsius. 3 Cargo Separations, 12 Wing Tanks with a capacity of 75,701 cu.m., all of which are fitted with heating coils, 3 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Manifold height above deck of 1.94 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 113.72 m., 3 Centrifugal Pump(s) in 1 Pumproom(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 6,000 t/hr, Steel cargo lines, Crude Oil Washing. Ballast Capacity of 27,194 tonnes, Marpol Certificate, Solas Certificate, High Level Alarms, Automatic Ullaging, Stripping System, Inert Gas System, Vapour Return Ashore, Centre Line Bulkhead.


 

MT COMPASS 1

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘Compass’ (Singapore Registry, 73,000 dwt, 2006 built at Dalian) at anchor in New York Harbor.   karatzas.com

MT COMPASS 2

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘Compass’ (Singapore Registry, 73,000 dwt, 2006 built at Dalian) at anchor in New York Harbor.  karatzas.com

MT COMPASS 3

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘Compass’ (Singapore Registry, 73,000 dwt, 2006 built at Dalian) at anchor in New York Harbor in the presence of USCG Coast Patrol Vessel ‘Sailfish’ (WPB 87356).   karatzas.com

MT COMPASS 4

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘Compass’ (Singapore Registry, 73,000 dwt, 2006 built at Dalian) at anchor in New York Harbor getting ready for lightering maritime services.   karatzas.com

MT COMPASS 5

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘Compass’ (Singapore Registry, 73,000 dwt, 2006 built at Dalian) at anchor in New York Harbor getting ready for lightering maritime services in presence of tugs ‘Bering Sea’ and ‘Ross Sea’ and tank barge ‘Columbia’.   karatzas.com

MT COMPASS 6

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘Compass’ (Singapore Registry, 73,000 dwt, 2006 built at Dalian) at anchor in New York Harbor getting ready for lightering maritime services in presence of tugs ‘Bering Sea’ and ‘Ross Sea’ and tank barge ‘Columbia’.   karatzas.com

MT COMPASS 7

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘Compass’ (Singapore Registry, 73,000 dwt, 2006 built at Dalian) at anchor in New York Harbor getting ready for lightering maritime services in presence of tugs ‘Bering Sea’ and ‘Ross Sea’ and tank barge ‘Columbia’.   karatzas.com

MT COMPASS 8

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘Compass’ (Singapore Registry, 73,000 dwt, 2006 built at Dalian) at anchor in New York Harbor getting ready for lightering maritime services in presence of tugs ‘Bering Sea’ and ‘Ross Sea’ and tank barge ‘Columbia’.   karatzas.com

MT COMPASS 9

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘Compass’ (Singapore Registry, 73,000 dwt, 2006 built at Dalian) at anchor in New York Harbor getting ready for lightering maritime services in presense of tugs ‘Bering Sea’ and ‘Ross Sea’ and tank barge ‘Columbia’.  karatzas.com

MT COMPASS 10

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘Compass’ (Singapore Registry, 73,000 dwt, 2006 built at Dalian) at anchor in New York Harbor getting ready for lightering maritime services in presence of tug ‘Ross Sea’ and tank barge ‘Columbia’.   karatzas.com

MT COMPASS 11

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘Compass’ (Singapore Registry, 73,000 dwt, 2006 built at Dalian) at anchor in New York Harbor in audience of a black-painted queen! Cruiseship ‘Queen Mary 2’ outbound.   karatzas.com

MT COMPASS 12

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘Compass’ (Singapore Registry, 73,000 dwt, 2006 built at Dalian) at anchor in New York Harbor provided lightering maritime services; portside stern view detail.   karatzas.com

MT COMPASS 12A

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘Compass’ (Singapore Registry, 73,000 dwt, 2006 built at Dalian) at anchor in New York Harbor provided lightering maritime services by tank-barge ‘Columbia’ in presense of tug ‘Ross Sea’. Portside bow view detail.   karatzas.com

MT COMPASS 13

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘Compass’ (Singapore Registry, 73,000 dwt, 2006 built at Dalian) at anchor in New York Harbor under lightering maritime services in presense of tug’Ross Sea’ and tank barge ‘Columbia’. Portside view.   karatzas.com

MT COMPASS 14

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘Compass’ (Singapore Registry) drifting with the tide in New York Harbor.  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.