MS Crown Princess to Return to Samoa
The MS Crown Princess (of Princess Cruises owned by Carnival Corporation) is returning to Apia this Friday 31st March, she previously called Apia Nov 23rd 2022.
She arrives from Pago Pago, A.S before she continues on to Papeete, Tahiti – French Polynesia. She is Captained by Master Tony Ruggero (Italian)
The Crown Princess set sail from Long Beach, California on 16th March, Samoa is her second to last port call before she makes the trip back up to homeport (Long Beach)
She brings with her 2496 passengers over 39 different nationalities on board.
The cruise began her journey on the 28th September from Canada with a crew of 1201. Margarets Tours is the Shore Excursion operator for the MS Crown Princess.
The Samoa Tourism Authority are preparing arrival entertainment, and the Samoa Ports Authority will be organizing a Flea Market on the Port for the passengers and crew to enjoy.
Betham Brothers are the Port agent.
Operated By : Princess Cruises, Los Angeles
Built by : Fincantieri, Cantieri Navali Italiani S.p.A.
Shipyard of Monfalcone, Italy
Port of Registry : Hamilton, Bermuda
Official Number : 733770
IMO Number : 9293399
Call Sign : ZCDM6
Classification Society : Lloyds Register of Shipping
Class Notation : +100 A1 Passenger Ship
Gross Registered Tonnage : 113,561 t
Net Registered Tonnage : 83,977 t
Length Overall : 289.6 m / 950.1 ft
Length Between Perpendiculars : 245.3 m / 804.8 ft
Moulded Breadth : 36.0 m / 118.1 ft
Total Breadth (Wings) : 50.5 m / 165.7 ft
Total Height Above Keel : 64.6 m / 211.9 ft
Sail Area : 10495 m2 / 34432.4 ft2
Moulded Depth : 11.40 m / 37.40 ft
Corresponding Displacement : 53,814 t
Corresponding Deadweight : 10,044 t
Maximum Passenger Capacity : 3599
Normal Crew Complement : 1201
Propulsion Type : Diesel Electric
Diesel Engines : 2x Wartsila 8L46C-CR
4x Wartsila 12V46C-CR
Output of Main Engines : 4 x 12.6 MW
2 x 8.4 MW
Manufacturer of Main Engines: : Wartsila N.S.D. Italia S.p.A.
Thrusters: : Bow 3 x 2200 kW / 2950 Hp
Stern 3 x 1720 kW / 2307 Hp
Propellers: : 2 Fixed Pitch Propellers, Six Blades
Rudders: : 2 Semi-Balanced
Stabilizers: : 2
Fuel Capacity: : 3540 t
Fresh Water Capacity: : 3308 t
Cruising Speed: : 22.0 Knots
Maximum Speed: : 23.87 Knots