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 Car Carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’ entering the Port of Piraeus

Car Carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’ at Port of Piraeus
3,500-ceu Pure Car Carrier Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo

VESSEL DETAILS: Launch Name was Neptune Galene. Call Sign SVBX5, IMO Number 9668491.Built at Hyundai Mipo, Greece Flagged, DNV Classed, Length Overall of 169.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 158.00 m., Draught of 8.70 m., Beam of 28.00 m., Gross Tonnage of 37,600. Moulded Depth of 30.60 m., Tonnage of 11,280 International Net and 11,080 Dwt (long).

VESSEL OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Neptune Lines Shipping & Managing Enterprises S.A.,Greece. Website: http://www.neptunelines.com.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 3,500 Cars, Lane Length of 850.00 m., 1 Stern Ramp(s) with a Width of 7.00 m. and a maximum load of 120 tonnes, 1 Quarter Ramp(s).

MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S50ME-C8.2 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 500mm x2000mm bore/stroke 11,620mkW total at 127rpm.

AUXILIARY ENGINES:  2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Himsen 6H21/32 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 210mm x 320mm bore/stroke 2,100mkW total at 720rpm driving 2 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.


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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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