ZENITH

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Registered Owner: RCL Zenith  LLC - Spain - Operator: Pullmantur Cruises - Spain - 49% owned by Royal Caribbean

Entered service: 1992 – Refit 2006/7 - Gross tonnage: 47.413 - Pass. lower beds: 1440 - All berths: 1828 - Passenger decks: 9 - Length: 207,60 m. - Beam: 29,33 m. - Draught: 7,7 m. - Drive: diesel/electric: 4 diesel engines make MAN-B&W type 2x6L 40/54-2x9L 40/54 - Total installed power: 19.980 kW. 2x Controllable pitch propellers -  Max. speed 21,4 knots - Service speed 18 knots - Built: Meyer Werft -Germany - Yard no. 620 - Flag: Malta - Classification: DNV/GL

Operators: Celebrity Cruises (1992-2007) -Pullmantur (2007-2014)-Croisieres de France (2014-2017)-Pullmantur (2017-until present  Shipname never changed

Sistership: Horizon

 Passenger space ratio all berths:  25.29
 Passenger space ratio lower beds:  32.93

May 2016 Madrid-based private equity firm Springwater, is taking a 51% stake in Croisičres de France and Pullmantur, leaving the US cruise company with a 49% holding through new joint venture.
Royal Caribbean Cruises will retain full ownership of the vessels and aircraft operated by the two brands, which will be leased into joint venture.

Aquired by Pullmanturs in 2006 by internal transfer from Celebrity Cruises an other Royal Caribbean member. Ship not renamed. Start operations june 2007
May 10-2009 The captain on Pullmantur's ZENITH has been fined by Danish authorities after he ran the ship aground in shallow waters off Copenhagen, passing too close to a group of windmills in the Öresund Strait.
Febr.-2013 Paris-based Royal Caribbean subsidiary, CDF Croisieres de France, will double its fleet in 2014 adding Zenith, sistership of 1990-built Horizon which CDF acquired last year to replace its first ship Bleu de France. Zenith will be extensively refurbished later this year ahead of cruising for CDF in 2014.
June-25-2013  Zenith is under tow to Marghera, Italy, following an early morning engine room fire. The fire was put out quickly, with no reported injuries, however one of the ship's engines was damaged


        


Inside images courtesy of Bernat Campeon

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