History of the Liberty of the Seas

liberty of the seas history

The history of the Liberty of the Seas is very amazing. The initial name announced for this ship was Endeavour of the Seas, but later on, changed to Liberty of the Seas. This amazing ship has the ability to carry over 4000 passengers at once. This ship took a total of 18 months to build and the company that make this ship was Aker Finnyards Turku Shipyard, Finland.

Original Name Liberty of the Seas
Owner Royal Caribbean Group
Operator Royal Caribbean International
Port of registry Nassau, Bahamas
Routes of the ship Caribbean Homeport: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Builder & manufacturing costs Aker Yards Turku Shipyard, Finland, Cost US$800 million
Start service in 2007–present
Identification Codes Call sign: C6VQ8, IMO number: 9330032, MMSI number: 309436000, DNV ID: 26180
Status Active
Tonnage 155,889 GT
Length 338.92 m (1,111.94 ft)
Beam 38.618 m (126.70 ft) (waterline), 39.034 m (128.06 ft) (max)
Draught 9.026 m (29.61 ft)
Decks 18 total decks, 15 passenger decks
Installed power 6 × Wärtsilä 12V46 (6 × 12,600 kW)), 2 × Cat 3516B (2 × 2,500 kW)
Speed 21.6 knots (40.0 km/h; 24.9 mph)
Capacity 3,798 (double occupancy), 4,960 (maximum occupancy)
Crew 1,300 (average)
Propulsion Diesel-electric, 2 × ABB Azipod V21, 1 × ABB Fixipod, 4 × Ulstein tunnel thrusters

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberty_of_the_Seas

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