Majestic Princess

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Majestic Princess in the Bay of Kotor
Majestic Princess on a cruise in 2017
History
United Kingdom
Name:
  • Majestic Princess
  • 盛世公主号
Owner: Carnival plc
Operator: Princess Cruises
Port of registry:  UK, London
Builder: Fincantieri (Monfalcone, Italy)
Yard number: 6232
In service: 2017
Identification:IMO number9614141
Status: In service
General characteristics
Class and type: Royal-class cruise ship
Type: Cruise ship
Tonnage: 144,216 GT[1]
Length: 330.0 m (1,082.7 ft)[1]
Beam: 38.4 m (126 ft)[1]
Height: 68.3 m (224 ft)[2]
Draught: 8.4 m (28 ft)[1]
Decks: 19[2]
Installed power: 62,400 kW (83,700 hp)[1]
Propulsion: 2 × 18,000 kW (24,000 hp)[1]
Speed: 22 kn (41 km/h; 25 mph)[2]
Capacity: 3,560
Crew: 1,346
Majestic Princess leaves Bay of Kotor (Lepetani, Montenegro)

Majestic Princess is a Royal-class cruise ship of Princess Cruises. Her keel was laid down on 10 July 2015[3] and her name was announced 9 October 2015. She conjointly carries the Chinese name, 盛世公主号 (Shèngshì Gōngzhǔ Hào, literally Golden age princess), An interpretation selected by Carnival PLC's China employees, which means "Grand World" or "Grand Spirit" princess.[4]

Construction[edit]

Majestic Princess was built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. Her construction cost according to an agreement between Princess and Fincantieri €600 million.[5]

She was launched on 8 February 2016[6] and delivered to Princess Cruises on 30 March 2017.[7] The ship's godmother is the mother of the ship's captain Dino Sagani, Graziella Sagani.[8]

Areas of operation[edit]

Majestic Princess has undertook cruises in the Pacific area from ports in Taiwan, China and Australia.[9] [10][11][12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Majestic Princess". Fincantieri. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Majestic Princess Ship Facts". Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  3. ^ "AL VIA I LAVORI IN BACINO PER LA NUOVA NAVE DI PRINCESS CRUISES". 2015-07-10. Retrieved 2016-02-08.
  4. ^ "MAJESTIC PRINCESS Is Name Chosen For Newest Princess Cruises Ship". Maritime Matters. 9 October 2015. Retrieved 12 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Majestic Princess Cruise Ship - Ship Technology". Ship Technology. Retrieved 2018-09-15.
  6. ^ "Fincantieri met à l'eau le premier paquebot de Princess destiné à Chine". 2016-02-09. Retrieved 2016-02-09.
  7. ^ "FINCANTIERI: "MAJESTIC PRINCESS" DELIVERED IN MONFALCONE". 2017-03-30. Retrieved 2017-03-31.
  8. ^ http://blog.crowncruisevacations.com/princess-cruises-debuts-new-livery-design-on-majestic-princess/ Sagani
  9. ^ Staff, CIN (2018-03-12). "Majestic Princess Ready for Taiwan Program". Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  10. ^ "2018/19 Australian cruise season preview - Australia goes luxe - Cruise Passenger". cruisepassenger.com.au. Retrieved 2018-09-15.
  11. ^ "Majestic Princess Cruises". www.seascanner.com. Retrieved 2018-09-15.
  12. ^ "Cruise Search Results:Princess Cruises". www.princess.com. Retrieved 2018-09-15.