Celebrity Equinox departing Southampton on her maiden voyage
|Owner:||2008—Present: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.|
|Port of registry:||Malta|
|Builder:||Meyer Werft, Papenburg, Germany|
|Cost:||USD $ 750 million|
|Laid down:||6 August 2008|
|Maiden voyage:||July 31, 2009|
|Identification:||IMO number: 9372456|
|General characteristics |
|Class & type:||Solstice-class cruise ship|
|Length:||317.2 m (1,041 ft)|
|Beam:||36.9 m (121 ft)|
|Draft:||8.3 m (27 ft)|
|Depth:||11.3 m (37 ft)|
|Installed power:||4 × Wärtsilä 16V46
67,200 kW (combined)
|Propulsion:||Diesel-electric with two ABB Azipods|
|Speed:||24 knots (44 km/h; 28 mph)|
Celebrity Equinox is a Solstice-class cruise ship built by Meyer Werft in Germany. Celebrity Equinox is the second of the five Solstice-class vessels, owned and operated by Celebrity Cruises. She is a sister ship of Celebrity Solstice, Celebrity Eclipse, Celebrity Silhouette and the Celebrity Reflection. Celebrity Equinox entered commercial service for Celebrity Cruises on July 31, 2009.
Summer 2009- Mediterranean sailing from Civitavecchia (Rome)
Winter 2009- Caribbean sailing from Fort Lauderdale
Summer 2010- Mediterranean and Holy Land sailing from Civitavecchia (Rome)
WInter 2010- Caribbean sailing from Fort Lauderdale
Summer 2011- Mediterranean sailing from Civitavecchia (Rome)
Winter 2011- Caribbean sailing from Fort Lauderdale
Summer 2012- Mediterranean sailing from Civitavecchia (Rome)
Winter 2012- Caribbean from Fort Lauderdale
Summer 2013- Mediterranean sailing from Barcelona
Winter 2013- Caribbean sailing from Fort Lauderdale
Summer 2014- Mediterranean sailing from Barcelona, Civitavecchia (Rome), Venice and Istanbul
Winter 2014- Caribbean sailing from Fort Lauderdale
Celebrity Equinox and her sisters offer a wide variety of stateroom categories, including Celebrity Cruises' signature ConciergeClass and the new AquaClass.
Onboard amenities include a large theater called Equinox Theater, like its sister ships the name of the ship is included in the name of the theater. Multiple restaurant dining options including a dedicated restaurant for AquaClass guests called Blu, The Patio on the Lawn where you can relax and have a picnic or play croquet, numerous bars and clubs, the Solstice Deck,the top deck of the ship, a youth facility called the Fun Factory, Online@Celebrity which is the internet cafe. Like her all her sister ship's internet cafes are called Online@Celebrity. The ship also features many other common and unique features. Some innovations that have been revealed include glass-blowing classes/demonstrations as well as The Lawn Club, a live grass lawn between the ship's funnels on the upper deck.
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- Official website
- Cruise Critic review
- Celebrity Equinox ship location in Google Maps
- Meyer Werft Website