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CORAL PRINCESS, PRINCESS CRUISES

Coral Princess is a cruise ship owned and operated by Princess Cruises line. The vessel, along with sister ship Island Princess, was launched in 2002. Coral Princess and Island Princess are the only two Panamax ships operated by Princess Cruises.

During summer months, Coral Princess's main itinerary consists of 7-day Alaskan cruises from Vancouver, Canada to Whittier, Alaska, USA. During fall, winter and spring, the Coral Princess runs 11-day Panama Canal partial-transit cruises with stops in Cartagena, ColombiaColon, Panama, either Ocho Rios, Jamaica or Grand Cayman (alternating cruises), Limon, Costa Ricaand Oranjestad, Aruba, with Fort Lauderdale, Florida as its turnaround port.

General characteristics

Class and type:Coral-class cruise ship

Tonnage:91,627 GT

Length:294 m (964 ft)

Beam:32 m (106 ft) (waterline)37 m (122 ft) (bridge wings)

Height:62 m (204 ft)

Draft:8.2 m (27 ft)

Decks:16

Installed power:Two Wärtsilä 16V46C diesel enginesGeneral Electric LM2500+ gas turbine

Propulsion:Combined diesel-electric and gas (CODLAG)Two shafts; fixed pitch propellers

Speed:22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph)

Capacity:1,970 passengers

Crew:900

Earlier Event: January 29
AZAMARA QUEST
Later Event: February 1
COSTA LUMINOSA, COSTA CRUISES