Images of Cruiseship MS ‘Vision of the Seas’ Departing from the Port of Piraeus

Cruiseship MS ‘Vision of the Seas’ Pictured in the Port of Piraeus
Cruise Ship built in 1998 at Ch. de l’Atlantique, 1,998 Berths

VESSEL’S IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Vision of the Seas. Call Sign C6SE8, IMO Number 9116876, Hull Number F31. Built at Ch. de l’Atlantique delivered in Jun 1998, Bahamas Flagged, DNV GL Classed, P&I insurance with Steamship Mutual P&I, Length Overall of 279.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 234.70 m., Draught of 7.60 m., Moulded Depth of 22.00 m., Tonnage of 46,263 International Net and 6,200 Dwt (long). Beam of 32.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 78,340, Design Vision Class by Royal Caribbean, Wartsila 4-stroke Engine, Speed of 22.30 kts, Intermediate Fuel Oil – Very Low Sulphur (VLS IFO), Horsepower of 52,227, Power Type: Diesel Electric.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Royal Caribbean International, United States. Royal Caribbean International is a group company of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Group Company: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, United States. Technical Manager: RCL Cruises Ltd. United Kingdom. Operator: Royal Caribbean International, United States. Registered Owner: Vision of the Seas, Liberia.

GENERAL ARRANGEMENT: Total number of Passengers 2,435, 999 Passenger Cabins, 1998 Passenger Berths, 11 Passenger Decks, 742 Crew.

ENGINE & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE: 4 x Diesel Gen. – Wartsila 4-stroke 12V46C – 4-stroke 12-cyl. 460mm x 580mm bore/stroke 50,396mkW total at 514rpm driving 4 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.
PROPULSOR: 2 x FP Propeller (Aft) (electric) at 34,000ekW total AC.
POS,
PROPULSOR: 2 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric), Brunvoll FU 100-2750 ac. 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Aft) (electric), Brunvoll FU 100-2750 ac.
OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 2 x Screw Shaft.
MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT: Coating – Hull, Antifouling – Jotun SeaQuantum – Nov 2010 application date.
EMERGENCY: 2 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Detroit Diesel Corp 16V-92TA – 2-stroke 16-cyl. 124mm x 127mm bore/stroke 1,074mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 2 x ac generator(s).

NEWBUILDING COST: Reported newbuilding contract price of US$280 million in 1995. Sistership vessel is MS ‘Rhapsody of the Seas’ which was ordered at US$300 million in 1994.

A picture to behold! A cruiseship setting off to a cruise! Picture taken in June 2019 in Port of Piraeus, MS ‘Vision of the Seas’ leaving under the Greek summer sun! Image credit: Karatzas Images

A picture to behold! A cruiseship setting off to a cruise! Picture taken in June 2019 in Port of Piraeus, MS ‘Vision of the Seas’ leaving under the Greek summer sun! Image credit: Karatzas Images

A picture to behold! A cruiseship setting off to a cruise! Picture taken in June 2019 in Port of Piraeus, MS ‘Vision of the Seas’ leaving under the Greek summer sun! Image credit: Karatzas Images

A picture to behold! A cruiseship setting off to a cruise! Picture taken in June 2019 in Port of Piraeus, MS ‘Vision of the Seas’ leaving under the Greek summer sun! Image credit: Karatzas Images

A picture to behold! A cruiseship setting off to a cruise! Picture taken in June 2019 in Port of Piraeus, MS ‘Vision of the Seas’ leaving under the Greek summer sun! Image credit: Karatzas Images

A picture to behold! A cruiseship setting off to a cruise! Picture taken in June 2019 in Port of Piraeus, MS ‘Vision of the Seas’ leaving under the Greek summer sun! Image credit: Karatzas Images

A picture to behold! A cruiseship setting off to a cruise! Picture taken in June 2019 in Port of Piraeus, MS ‘Vision of the Seas’ leaving under the Greek summer sun! Image credit: Karatzas Images

A picture to behold! A cruiseship setting off to a cruise! Picture taken in June 2019 in Port of Piraeus, MS ‘Vision of the Seas’ leaving under the Greek summer sun! Image credit: Karatzas Images

A picture to behold! A cruiseship setting off to a cruise! Picture taken in June 2019 in Port of Piraeus, MS ‘Vision of the Seas’ leaving under the Greek summer sun! Image credit: Karatzas Images

A picture to behold! A cruiseship setting off to a cruise! Picture taken in June 2019 in Port of Piraeus, MS ‘Vision of the Seas’ leaving under the Greek summer sun! Image credit: Karatzas Images

A picture to behold! A cruiseship setting off to a cruise! Picture taken in June 2019 in Port of Piraeus, MS ‘Vision of the Seas’ leaving under the Greek summer sun! Image credit: Karatzas Images

A picture to behold! A cruiseship setting off to a cruise! Picture taken in June 2019 in Port of Piraeus, MS ‘Vision of the Seas’ leaving under the Greek summer sun! Image credit: Karatzas Images

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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 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.


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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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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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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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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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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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MV ‘EXPLORER OF THE SEAS’

MV ‘EXPLORER OF THE SEAS’ (3,114 Berths, Cruise Vessel, Built 2000)

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Explorer of the Seas. Call Sign C6SE4, IMO Number 9161728. Built at Kvaerner Masa, Bahamas Flagged, DNV Classed, Length Overall of 311.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 274.70 m., Draught of 8.30 m., Beam of 38.60 m., Gross Tonnage of 137,308, Moulded Depth of 11.70 m., Tonnage of 105,034 International Net and 10,764 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 4 S.A. 12-cyl., Engine Model 12V46, Wartsila Engine, Speed of 23.70 kts, Horsepower of 101,340B at 500. 3 Azimuth Propellors.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Royal Caribbean International, URL: http://www.royalcaribbean.co.uk.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Total number of Passengers 3,835, 1557 Passenger Cabins, 3114 Passenger Berths, 15 Passenger Decks, 1185 Crew.


 

MV EXPLORER OF THE SEAS 1

Royal Caribbean’s ‘Explorer of the Seas’ (3,100 berths, built at Kvaerner Masa in 2000) departing New York Harbor. karatzas.com

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Royal Caribbean’s ‘Explorer of the Seas’ (3,100 berths, built at Kvaerner Masa in 2000) departing New York Harbor. Inbound ‘HS PARIS’ (6,500-teu containership)   karatzas.com

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Royal Caribbean’s ‘Explorer of the Seas’ (3,100 berths, built at Kvaerner Masa in 2000) departing New York Harbor. World Trade Center in the background.  karatzas.com

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Royal Caribbean’s ‘Explorer of the Seas’ (3,100 berths, built at Kvaerner Masa in 2000) departing New York Harbor. Excitement onboard!   karatzas.com

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Royal Caribbean’s ‘Explorer of the Seas’ (3,100 berths, built at Kvaerner Masa in 2000) departing New York Harbor.   karatzas.com

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Royal Caribbean’s ‘Explorer of the Seas’ (3,100 berths, built at Kvaerner Masa in 2000) departing New York Harbor. Downtown Manhattan and World Trade Center aft!   karatzas.com

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Royal Caribbean’s ‘Explorer of the Seas’ (3,100 berths, built at Kvaerner Masa in 2000) departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.   karatzas.com

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Royal Caribbean’s ‘Explorer of the Seas’ (3,100 berths, built at Kvaerner Masa in 2000) departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.   karatzas.com

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Royal Caribbean’s ‘Explorer of the Seas’ (3,100 berths, built at Kvaerner Masa in 2000) departing New York Harbor. Verrazano-Narrows Bridge aloft!   karatzas.com

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Royal Caribbean’s ‘Explorer of the Seas’ (3,100 berths, built at Kvaerner Masa in 2000) departing New York Harbor.   karatzas.com

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Royal Caribbean’s ‘Explorer of the Seas’ (3,100 berths, built at Kvaerner Masa in 2000) departing New York Harbor.    karatzas.com

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Royal Caribbean’s ‘Explorer of the Seas’ (3,100 berths, built at Kvaerner Masa in 2000) departing New York Harbor. Bon Voyage!    karatzas.com


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