MS Majesty of the Seas

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Majesty of the Seas anchored off Coco Cay in 2009
Career
Name: Majesty of the Seas
Owner: Royal Caribbean International
Port of registry: 1992–2005: Oslo,  Norway
2005–Present: Nassau,  Bahamas
Builder: Chantiers de l'Atlantique (St. Nazaire, France)
Launched: 1992
Christened: Queen Sonja of Norway
Completed: 26 April 1992
Maiden voyage: 4 April 1992
In service: 1992–present
Refit: 12 January 2007
Status: In service
General characteristics
Class & type: Sovereign-class cruise ship
Tonnage: 73,941 GT
Length: 880 ft (268.22 m)
Beam: 106 ft (32.31 m)
Draught: 28 ft (8.53 m)
Decks: 13 passenger decks
Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph)
Capacity: 2,744 passengers
Crew: 833

MS Majesty of the Seas is a Sovereign-class cruise ship owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International. She was built at the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyards in Saint-Nazaire, France, and placed in service on April 26, 1992. Her Godmother is Queen Sonja Of Norway.

Itineraries[edit]

Majesty of the Seas is routinely used by Royal Caribbean on a 7-day cycle that includes two weekly voyages. Four night cruises operate every Monday through Friday from the Port of Miami, stopping at Nassau, Coco Cay (a private island owned by Royal Caribbean), and Key West. A three-night cruise follows to Nassau and Coco Cay only each weekend. Since 2011, the Majesty of the Seas has been the location of the annually held 70000 Tons of Metal Festival. The festival sails from Miami to a different Caribbean destination each year before returning to Miami after four nights.

Features[edit]

Her features include the line-trademark Viking Crown Lounge overlooking the pool and sun decks. The ship has an onboard casino and 11 passenger elevators, two of which are glass-walled. Onboard bars include the Schooner Bar, A Touch of Class Champagne Bar, Blue Skies Lounge, Boleros Latin Bar, On Your Toes Nightclub, Windjammer Café, and the Pool Bar. There are also two swimming pools, two hot tubs, a basketball court, and a rock climbing wall. The ship has 2,384 double occupancy and 346 triple-quad occupancy staterooms.

In June of 2012, Royal Caribbean in conjunction with the Coca-Cola Company installed special fountain drink dispensers for use with the unlimited soft drink program on board the ship.[1]

Refurbishment[edit]

On January 12, 2007, Majesty of the Seas entered a 4-week dry-dock period where she underwent a multi-million dollar refurbishment of the pool decks, all public areas, restaurants, shops, centrums, and cabins. Additions include Johnny Rockets, The Compass Deli, Seattle's Best Coffee, Freeze ice cream, cabins, Boleros (Latin night club), and other Royal Caribbean Amenities.

Scale model[edit]

A 1/8 scale model of the Majesty of the Seas was built in Morsbach, by François Zanella. The Majesty of the Seas (mini) was launched in 2005. She does river cruises in and around Paris.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Midyette, Bob (July 13, 2012). "Coca-Cola® and Royal Caribbean Introduce Freestyle Machines Onboard". RoyalCaribbean.com. Retrieved January 31, 2014. 

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