Carnival Imagination

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Carnival Imagination
History
Name:
  • Imagination (1995–2007)
  • Carnival Imagination (2007–present)
Owner: Carnival Corporation & plc
Sponsored by: Jodi Dickinson
In service: 1995–present
Refit: 2007
Identification:
Status: In service
Notes: [1]
General characteristics
Class and type: Fantasy-class cruise ship
Tonnage:
Length: 855 ft (261 m)
Beam: 103 ft (31 m)
Draft: 7.80 m (25 ft 7 in)
Decks: 10
Installed power:
  • 2 × Sulzer-Wärtsilä 8ZAV40S
  • 4 × Sulzer-Wärtsilä 12ZAV40S
  • 42,240 kW (combined)
Propulsion: Two propellers
Speed: 21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph)
Capacity:
  • 2,056 passengers (lower berths)
  • 2,634 passengers (all berths)
Crew: 920

Carnival Imagination (formerly Imagination) is a Fantasy-class cruise ship operated by Carnival Cruise Line. Built by Kværner Masa-Yards at its Helsinki New Shipyard in Helsinki, Finland, she was floated out on July 1, 1995, and christened Imagination by Jodi Dickinson.[1] During 2007, in common with all of her Fantasy-class sisters, she had the prefix Carnival added to her name.[2]

She sails three- and four-day itineraries to Mexico from Long Beach, California. 3 day cruises depart every Thursday, with a stop in Ensenada, Mexico, 4 day cruises depart every Sunday, with stops in Catalina Island, California and Ensenada, Mexico.

Public Areas[edit]

Waterslides aboard the Carnival Imagination
  • Dynasty Lounge
  • Curiosity Library
  • City Sports Park (Mini Golf, Jogging Track)
  • Mirage Piano Bar
  • Camp Carnival
  • Circle C
  • El Dorado Casino
  • Pride Dining Room
  • Spirit Dining Room
  • Dream Bar
  • Shangri La
  • Carnival Water Works
  • Resort Style Pool
  • Spa Carnival
  • Serenity Adults Only Retreat
  • Grand Atrium Plaza and Bar
  • Vittorio's Cafe
  • Illusions Night Club
  • Pinnacle Club
  • Xanadu Lounge (Punchliner Comedy Club)
  • Horizon Bar & Grill
  • Club O2

Meeting Facilities[edit]

  • Dynasty Lounge: 1,200 maximum guests fixed theater, 1300 maximum guests reception, 300 maximum guests modified classroom
  • Xanadu Lounge: 450 maximum guests theater, 200 maximum guests modified classroom, 540 maximum guests reception
  • Dance Club: 140 maximum guests theater, 230 maximum guests reception
  • Midship Lounge: 80 maximum guests theater, 109 maximum guests reception
  • Piano Bar: 40 maximum guests theater, 75 maximum guests reception
  • Card Room: 50 maximum guests theater, 30 maximum guests classroom, 14 maximum guests hollow square
  • Curiosity Library: 32 maximum guests theater
  • Verandah Deck: 300-500 maximum guests reception only
  • Lido Deck - Outdoor Main Pool Area: 800+ maximum guests reception

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Smith 2010, p. 40.
  2. ^ Dake, Shawn J. (January 2008). "Cruise Ships 2007 the year in review" (PDF). Ocean Times (Steamship Historical Society of America: Southern California Chapter) 12.1: 2–8. 

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