Thursday, June 14, 2012

The Carnival Dream - cruise ship

The Carnival Dream is a cruise ship to the shipping company Carnival Cruise Lines . It belongs to the post-Panamax -class and was just under 130,000 gross tonnage measured. At the time of entry was the lead ship of the "Dream" class , the largest cruise ship in the history of the shipping company. The Carnival Dream is in Panama registered, her home port is Port Canaveral. There are transportation company that provides luxyry transportation directly from the port - Port Canaveral Transportation.

The Carnival Dream is beginning 2008 with the hull number 6151 at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone laid the keel. The largest cruise ship, which had built the yard up to this point, there is a further development of the "Conquest" class, whose appearance to the design of the tail kept largely was. During the flooding of the dock area on 24 October 2008, instead of the traditional M├╝nzzeremonie in which a silver dollar was sealed in a special container on one of the upper decks. During tests in early July 2009, the Carnival Dream speeds up to 24.5 knots. On 21 September 2009, the ship will be handed over to the shipping company. First Captain of the Carnival Dream is Carlo Queirolo.

After handing over the inaugural cruise of the Carnival Dream led, starting from Rome ( Civitavecchia ) for 16 days by the Mediterranean Sea . On 27 October began the crossing of the Atlantic toward New York , where the ship on 12 November 2009 arrived. The baptism took place on 12 November 2009 at the Cruise Terminal in New York instead. Godmother was actress Marcia Gay Harden . Subsequently, the Carnival Dream ran on 15 November 2009 from New York on her first cruise to the Bahamas and to Florida from. From the 12th December 2009, the ship from its home port of Port Canaveral to carry out year-round seven-day Caribbean cruises.

The Carnival Dream is a diesel-electric , machinery plant. Each generator generates at a voltage of 11 kV a power of 12.3 MW. The two of Converteam manufactured propeller engines are installed in the fuselage and develop at speeds of up to 135/min an output of 22 MW each, over the shaft to the 6-leaf-fixed propeller is transmitted with a diameter of 5.80 m. Each propeller has a mass of approximately 26.9 tons. The two Becker rudders type TLFKSR have an area of 26 square meters each. They can be moved independently of each other and allow high maneuverability, so that in the stern of the ship only two transverse thrusters are required. They are complemented by three identical plants in the front.