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mv Arcadia

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Courtesy of Keith Radford

 

Technical Specifications

Name: Arcadia

Namesake: The region of Arcadia

Owner: Carnival plc

Operator: P&O Cruises

Port of Registry: Hamilton, Bermuda

Ordered: 2000

Builder: Fincantieri, Porto Maghera, Italy

Cost: $400 million

Yard number: 6078

Laid down: 12 July 2003

Launched: May 2004

Acquired: 29 March 2005

In service: April 2005

Status: In service

Class and type: Vista class cruise ship

Tonnage: 86,799 gross register tons (GRT)

Displacement: 7200 metric tons deadweight (DWT)

Length: 289.90 m (951.12 ft)

Beam: 32.20 m (105.64 ft)

Draught: 25.5 ft (7.77 m)

Decks: 11

Propulsion: 5 × Wärtsilä diesels

combined 51840 kW

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

Capacity: 1952 (regular)

2388 (maximum)

Crew: 976

   

James Cusick is the Executive Purser on Arcadia and has set up an excellent Blog all about the Technical Department. Well worth a look!


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Courtesy of Mike Maskell

Mike adds;

Here's a few shots of the Arcadia on a recent visit to Sydney, how low have we come ... a blue funnel and swinging on the pick in Sydney Harbour?

 

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Courtesy of Mike Maskell


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Courtesy of Mike Maskell

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Courtesy of Mike Maskell

 

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