Mariner of the Seas
Mariner of the Seas at Hakata in 2013
|Name:||Mariner of the Seas|
|Owner:||Royal Caribbean International|
|Port of registry:||Nassau, Bahamas|
BahamasDeparture Port= Port Canaveral
|Builder:||Kværner Masa-Yards Turku New Shipyard, Finland|
|Laid down:||3 April 2002|
|Launched:||28 February 2003|
|Christened:||14 November 2003|
|Completed:||31 October 2003|
|Maiden voyage:||16 November 2003|
|In service:||16 November 2003|
|Class and type:||Voyager-class cruise ship|
|Length:||1,020.7 ft (311.12 m)|
|Draft:||28.2 ft (8.6 m)|
|Installed power:||6 × Wärtsilä 12V46 (6 × 12,600 kW)|
The ship has a diesel-electric powertrain using three Azipod azimuth thrusters. Each propeller is driven by a double wound 3-phase synchronous motor of 14,000 kW with 4-bladed fixed-pitch bronze propellers. The motors are mounted outside the hull directly on the propeller shaft inside the pod. The three propellers are arranged so that the center propeller is a pushing on–azimuthing Fixipod-type and the two wing ones are of pulling-azimuthing–type steering propellers. She has a maximum speed of 24 knots.
Mariner of the Seas has 1,674 passenger cabins.
Areas of operation
In 2018, Mariner of the Seas operated cruises from Miami, Florida to the Bahamas visiting Nassau and Coco Cay. To facilitate re-positioning to Miami the ship performed three cruises. Firstly from Singapore to Dubai, then Dubai to Barcelona via the Suez Canal and the final leg sailed from Barcelona to Miami.
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