AIDAaura

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AIDAaura in Istanbul harbour, Turkey, 2012.
Career
Name: AIDAaura
Operator: AIDA Cruises
Port of registry: Genoa Italy[1]
Builder: Aker MTW (Germany)[2][3]
Cost: $350 million[2]
Christened: April 12, 2003 in Warnemünde
Maiden voyage: October 27, 2008 to Wilmington [4][5]
In service: April 15, 2003[2]
Identification: IMO number: 9221566[6]
Call Sign IBNZ[7]
MMSI 247117400[7]
Status: In service
General characteristics
Tonnage: 42,289 GT
Length: 665.3 ft (202.78 m)
Beam: 92.2 ft (28.10 m)
Draft: 20.3 ft (6.19 m)[2]
Decks: 12 total, 10 passenger[2]
Installed power: 27,150 kW[2]
Propulsion: Diesel-electric
Speed: 19.4 knots (35.9 km/h; 22.3 mph)[3]
Capacity: 1,300 passengers
Crew: 418

AIDAaura is the third ship operated by the German cruise line AIDA Cruises. AIDAaura was built in 2003 by the German shipyard Aker MTW in Wismar. She is identical to AIDAvita.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AIDAaura (94691)". Register online. Germanischer Lloyd. http://www.gl-group.com/register/index.jsp?STyp=204&RegNo=94691. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Ward, Douglas (2005). Berlitz Complete Guide to Cruising & Cruise Ships. Singapore: Berlitz. ISBN 981-246-510-3. 
  3. ^ a b "AIDAaura". ShipParade. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 
  4. ^ "Cruise ship docks in Wilmington". NCPorts. Archived from the original on 24 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 
  5. ^ "Cruise ship brings 1,400 passengers to Wilmington". Star News. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 
  6. ^ "AIDAaura (9221566)". Equasis. French Ministry for Transport. http://www.equasis.org/EquasisWeb/restricted/ShipList?fs=ShipSearch&P_PAGE=1&P_IMO=9221566. Retrieved 2013-05-20.(registration required)
  7. ^ a b "AIDAaura (IMO: 9221566)". vesseltracker.com. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 

External links[edit]

Media related to AIDAaura at Wikimedia Commons