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Allure of the Seas
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MS Allure of the Seas leavin STX shipyard, Turku, Finland, 29 October 2010
Career
Ainer: Royal Caribbean International
Operator: Royal Caribbean International
Port o registry: Civil Ensign of the Bahamas.svg Nassau, The Bahamas
Ordered: Februar 2006[1]
Bigger: STX Europe, Turku, Finland
Cost: US$1.2 billion (2006)
Yard nummer: 1364[2]
Laid doun: 2 December 2008[3]
Launched: 20 November 2010
Maiden voyage: 1 December 2010[4]
Identification: Cry sign: C6XS8
IMO nummer: 9383948
MMSI nummer: 311020700[5]
Status: In service
General characteristics
Class & type: Oasis-class cruise ship
Tonnage: 225,282 GT[6]
242,999 NT[6]
19,750 DWT[6]
Displacement: approximately 100,000 tons[7]
Length: 362 m (1,187 ft)[8]
Beam: 47 m (154 ft) waterline[6]
60.5 m (198 ft) max beam[6]
Hicht: 72 m (236 ft) above watter line
Draucht: 9.3 m (31 ft)[6]
Depth: 22.5 m (74 ft)[6]
Decks: 16 passenger decks[9][10]
Installed pouer: 3 × 13,860 kW (18,590 hp) Wärtsilä 12V46D
3 × 18,480 kW (24,780 hp) Wärtsilä 16V46D
Propulsion: 3 × 20 MW (27,000 hp) ABB Azipod,
      all azimuthing
4 × 5.5 MW (7,400 hp) Wärtsilä CT3500
      bow thrusters[11]
Speed: 22.6 knots (41.9 km/h; 26.0 mph)[8]
Capacity: 5,400 passengers at double occupancy[12]
6,296 maximum[12]
Crew: 2,384 as o Julie 2012[8]
Notes: 50 mm (2.0 in) longer than Oasis[13]

MS Allure of the Seas is an Oasis-class cruise ship ained an operatit bi Royal Caribbean International. Thegether wi her sister ship, Oasis of the Seas, she haulds the record for the lairgest passenger ship ever constructit, altho Allure is 50 millimetres (2.0 in) langer than Oasis, makin her technically the lairgest despite the fact that baith ships hae identical superstructurs.[13] Designed unner the name "Project Genesis", she wis ordered frae Aker Finnyards in Februar 2006 an her construction began at the Perno shipyard in Turku, Finland, in Februar 2008.[1] She wis named in Mey 2008 efter a contest wis held tae name her an her sister.[14] The keel o Allure of the Seas wis laid on 2 December 2008, shortly efter the shipyard haed been acquired bi STX Europe.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Production of the second Oasis class cruise vessel started". STX Europe. 4 February 2008. Retrieved 6 December 2008. 
  2. Asklander, Micke. "M/S Allure of the Seas (2010)". Fakta om Fartyg (in Swedish). Retrieved 6 December 2008. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "STX Europe laid keel of Allure of the Seas". Cruise Business Review. 2 December 2008. Retrieved 2 December 2008. 
  4. Heslin, Rebecca (30 March 2010). "Royal Caribbean pushes up Allure's debut again". USA Today. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  5. "Allure of the Seas". MarineTraffic.com. Retrieved 19 July 2012. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 "Allure of the Seas". Det Norske Veritas. Retrieved 4 March 2011. 
  7. "If Royal Caribbean builds it, 6,400 could come". The Boston Globe. Associated Press. 7 February 2006. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 "Allure of the Seas". Royal Caribbean. Archived from the original on July 19, 2012. 
  9. "Allure of the Seas". RoyalCaribbean.com. Retrieved 4 March 2011. 
  10. Schlesinger, Toni (11 February 2011). "On the World's Largest Cruise Ship, the Sea is an Afterthought". The New York Times. 
  11. "Allure of the Seas: Machinery Summary". Det Norske Veritas. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 
  12. 12.0 12.1 "Allure of the Seas: Fast Facts" (pdf). AllureoftheSeas.com. 3 November 2010. Retrieved 19 July 2012. 
  13. 13.0 13.1 Sjöström, Pär-Henrik (10 December 2010). "Larger than her sister". Shipgaz (6): p. 22. 
  14. Sloan, Gene (23 May 2008). "Royal Caribbean's next ships will be Oasis, Allure". USA Today. Retrieved 4 March 2011.