Vision of the Seas
|Name:||Vision of the Seas|
|Owner:||Vision of the Seas Inc.|
|Operator:||Royal Caribbean International|
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|Laid down:||29 October 1996|
|Launched:||1 September 1997|
|Completed:||15 April 1998|
|Maiden voyage:||2 May 1998|
|In service:||2 May 1998|
|Class and type:||Vision-class cruise ship|
|Length:||279.0 m (915.4 ft)|
|Beam:||35.6 m (117 ft)|
|Draught:||7.77 m (25.5 ft)|
|Speed:||22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph)|
2,050 passengers (double occupancy)2,514 passengers (maximum)
Vision of the Seas is a Vision-class cruise ship operated by Royal Caribbean International, the last of her class. Her maiden voyage was on 2 May 1998, following which she sailed for a year in Europe before being moved to other routes.
In 2013, Vision of the Seas received a dry dock refit.
In the summer, Vision of the Seas is based in Northern European ports and during the fall the ship sails across the Atlantic Ocean for the winter season and sails Caribbean cruises from Tampa, Florida. The ship will start sailing itineraries out of New Orleans in late 2018. She also sails winter itineraries out of Galveston and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The cruise ship has a deadweight tonnage of 6,300 tons and a gross tonnage of 78,491. Vision of the Seas has a length of 279 metres (915 ft) and a beam of 32.2 metres (106 ft). Vision of the Seas was launched in 1998. The draft of the vessel is 7.63 metres (25.0 ft). The cruise ship has 10 passenger decks and capacity for 2,416 guests. Vision of the Seas has a crew of 765.
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