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Friday, October 18, 2013


Date of the photograph - 2013-05-01

Operator - Fred Olsen Cruise Lines 
Type - Cruise Ship
Name - Balmoral
Year - 1988
Flag - Bahamas
IMO - 8506294
Status - Active
Tonnage (GT) - 43537GT
Deadweight tonnage (Dwt) - 5186t
Length - 218m
Beam - 28m
Draught 7.1m
Propulsion - 2
Speed - 25.5 Knots
Capacity - 1778 Passengers 
Crew - 471

This vessel was built in 1988 but in 2007 she was refit and was installed a 30 m long midsection that increases the total length to 218m, also increased the number of  balconies, public areas and 53 new cabins among other things. At this momment she is the largest cruise ship in the company. This beauty costed 178 million dollars. 
Also in photo we can see the tug "O bravo" and the cargo ship "Ponta do Sol"

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