MS Crown Princess to Return to Samoa

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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.

Up Next for Betham Brothers. Saturday 8th April MS Seabourn Odyssey (6:00am – 7:00pm)

 

SHIP’S PARTICULARS

Operated By : Princess Cruises, Los Angeles

Built by : Fincantieri, Cantieri Navali Italiani S.p.A.

Shipyard of Monfalcone, Italy

May 2006

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