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Sunday, December 15, 2019

    Emerald Princess

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    Emerald Princess
    Emerald Princess

    Emerald Princess (Princess Cruises)

    Overview

    Emerald Princess is the second of three Crown-class ships by Princess Cruises, she is a modification of the original Grand-class design. An extra deck was added and the Movies Under The Stars entertainment venue before she launched.

    She primarily sails currently from her homeport of Fort Lauderdale, USA – performing round-trips to the Caribbean and Bahamas. In the Summer she home-ports in Europe for cruise around the Mediterranean.

    Trivia

    Emerald Princess is a slightly larger version of the Grand-class ships, she has an additional deck of staterooms called the Riviera deck. She has nineteen decks in total – but following maritime traditions, she doesn’t have a Deck Thirteen as that is thought to bring bad luck!

    Ship info

    Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
    Status:In service
    Ship size:Resort Ship
    Ship class:Grand (Crown version)
    Sister ships:
    Passengers:3,092
    Staterooms:1,539
    Total crew:1,200
    Ship length:290.0 m
    Ship beam:36.0 m
    Ship draft:8.5 m
    Tonnage:113,561
    No. of decks:22
    Elevators:14
    Service speed:21.5 knots
    Onboard currency:US Dollar
    Registry port:Hamilton (Bermuda)
    IMO number:9333151
    Call sign:ZCDP8
     

    Build details

    Shipyard:
    Build date:2005
    Build cost:$500 million USD
    Entered service:May 2007

     
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