MS Oasis of the Seas

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MS Oasis of the Seas; Nassau, Bahamas; Januar 2010
Career
Name: Oasis of the Seas
Ainer: Royal Caribbean International
Operator: Royal Caribbean International
Port o registry: Civil Ensign of the Bahamas.svg Nassau, The Bahamas[1]
Route: Caribbean
Ordered: February 2006
Bigger: STX Europe, Turku, Finland[2]
Cost: US$1.4 billion (2006)[3]
Yard nummer: 1363[4]
Laid doun: 12 November 2007[5]
Launched: 21 November 2008 (float-oot)[6]
Christened: 30 November 2009[7]
Completit: 28 October 2009[4]
Maiden voyage: 5 December 2009[7]
Identification: Cry sign: C6XS7
IMO nummer: 9383936
MMSI nummer: 311020600
Status: In service
General characteristics
Class & type: Oasis-class cruise ship
Tonnage: 225,282 GT[8]
242,999 NT[8]
15,000 DWT[8]
Length: 361.6 m (1,186.5 ft) oweraw[9]
Beam: 47 m (154 ft) watterline[8]
60.5 m (198 ft) max beam[8]
Hicht: 72 m (236 ft) above watter line[10]
Draucht: 9.3 m (31 ft)[8]
Depth: 22.55 m (74 ft)[8]
Decks: 16 passenger decks[2]
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[10][11]
Speed: 22.6 knots (41.9 km/h; 26.0 mph)[2]
Capacity: 5,400 passengers at double occupancy[2]
6,296 maximum[2]
Crew: 2,165 on maiden voyage[2]
2,394 as o Julie 2012[9]

MS Oasis of the Seas is an Oasis-class cruise ship, delivered tae its ainer, Royal Caribbean International, in October 2009. The first o her class, she wis jyned bi her sister ship MS Allure of the Seas in December 2010.[12] Baith vessels cruise the Caribbean frae Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.[13] She set a new record o carryin ower 6,000 passengers.[14]

The ship surpassed the Freedom-class cruise ships (an aa ained bi Royal Caribbean) tae acome the lairgest cruise ship in the warld at that time.[15] She haes, however, syne been surpassed bi Allure of the Seas, which is 50 millimetres (2.0 in) langer, altho this difference mey hae been caused bi different temperaturs when the measurments wur made.[16]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Oasis of the Seas: Summary". Det Norske Veritas. 2009. Retrieved 1 November 2009. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "Oasis of the Seas: Fast Facts". OasisoftheSeas.com. 10 September 2009. Retrieved 24 October 2009. 
  3. Nugent, Rory (June 2009). "Hope Floats". The Atlantic. Retrieved 24 October 2009. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Oasis of the Seas: Yard". Det Norske Veritas. 2009. Retrieved 1 November 2009. 
  5. Singh, Timon (24 November 2009). "The World's Largest Cruise Ship". US Infrastructure. Archived from the original on 27 April 2013. 
  6. Associated Press (21 November 2008). "World's biggest cruise ship launched; will carry 6,300 passengers". The Seattle Times. Archived from the original on 27 April 2013. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 Quan, Tracy; Burden, Erin (18 November 2009). "Royal Caribbean International Appoints Seven Godmothers for Oasis of the Seas". OasisoftheSeas.com (Press release). Retrieved 20 November 2009. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 "Oasis of the Seas: Dimensions". Det Norske Veritas. 2009. Retrieved 1 November 2009. 
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Oasis of the Seas". Royal Caribbean. Archived from the original on 19 July 2012. 
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Creating the Incredible". STX Europe via CruiseWeb.nl. November 2008. Archived from the original on 24 October 2009. 
  11. "Oasis of the Seas: Machinery Summary". Det Norske Veritas. 2009. Retrieved 1 November 2009. 
  12. "Royal Caribbean announces Allure of the Seas' inaugural season". Royal Caribbean International. 30 March 2009. Retrieved 29 May 2009. 
  13. Honeywell, John (27 October 2009). "Oasis even bigger than we thought". Mirror.co.uk. Retrieved 27 October 2009. 
  14. Sloan, Gene (8 April 2010). "Record set as Oasis of the Seas sails with more than 6,000 passengers". Cruise Log at USAToday.com. Retrieved 14 August 2010. 
  15. Giovis, Jaclyn (19 June 2008). "New Royal Caribbean cruise ship offers many firsts". Sun-Sentinel. Archived from the original on 20 June 2008. Retrieved 19 June 2008. 
  16. Sjöström, Pär-Henrik (10 December 2010). "Larger than her sister". Shipgaz (6): p. 22.