Diamond Princess (Princess Cruises)
Diamond Princess was the first of two Gem-class ships by Princess Cruises, she was the first Gem-class ship to be built in Japan instead of Italy. Gem-class is a modification of the original Grand-class design.
She primarily sails from her summer homeport of Yokohama, Japan to ports such as Tokyo or Kobe. In the winter she home-ports in Singapore. From 2017-18 she will be moved back to her original homeport of Sydney for Australia and New Zealand voyages.
|Cruise Line:||Princess Cruises|
|Ship size:||Resort Ship|
|Ship class:||Grand (Gem version)|
|Ship length:||289.9 m|
|Ship beam:||36.0 m|
|Ship draft:||7.9 m|
|No. of decks:||17|
|Service speed:||23.0 knots|
|Onboard currency:||US Dollar|
|Registry port:||London (United Kingdom)|
|Shipyard:||Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (Japan)|
|Build cost:||$500 million USD|
|Entered service:||March 2004|