JEWEL of the SEAS

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Sept. 7-2012 JEWEL OF THE SEAS hit a high voltage power cable on the approach to Klaksvig harbour in the Faroe Islands. A small part of the ship's mast was severed and fell to the deck below, hitting a crew member in the process. The injured crew member was initially treated in the ship's hospital but has since been moved to a hospital ashore. His condition is unknown. She apparently hit several power cables and not only the mast was damaged, but one of the funnel exhaust pipes as well.

Owner: Royal Caribbean International - USA

Entered service: 2004 – Gross tonnage: 90.090 - Pass. lower beds: 2188 - All berths: 2500 - Passenger decks: 12 -Length: 293,20 m. - Beam: 32,20 m. Drive: Gasturbine - 2 GE gasturbine type LM 2500 and 1 steamturbine - Total installed  power 78.600 Hp. - Propulsion 2 azimuthing pods - power each 19.5 MW.- Service speed 24 knots -  Max. speed 25 knots -  Built: Meyer Werft - Germany - Yard no. 658 - Flag: Bahamas - Classification: DNV

Sisterships: Radiance of the Seas (2001) - Serenade of the Seas (2003 ) - Brilliance of the Seas (2002)

  Passenger space ratio all berths: 36.36

              

All images below are of courtesy of Dennis van der Linden - Images taken during shipvisit may 2007.

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