MV Celebrity Silhouette
© Carsten Dettmer
Steel twin screw motor vessel (Solstice Class) built in 2011 by Jos L Meyer Werft, Papenburg, Germany (Yard No 679 ) for Celebrity Silhouette Inc.
- Length: 315m (overall) 293,7m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth: 36.9m
- Depth: 11.3m
- Draught: 8.3m
- Tonnage: 122,210 gross/88,427 net/9,500 deadweight
- Engines: Four MAN diesels (Azimuthing Pods)
- Power: 67200 kW/HP
- Passenger Decks: 14
- Speed: 24 knots (cruise speed)
- Capacity: 2,886 passengers
- Crew: 1,210
- Call Sign: 9HA2583
- MMSI Number: 248939000
- IMO Number: 9451094
- DNV GL ID: 28392
- Port of Registry: Valletta/Malta
- Sister-Ship: Celebrity Solstice, Celebrity Equinox, Celebrity Eclipse, Celebrity Reflection.
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The Celebrity Silhouette is the fourth ship out of a series of five Solstice Class cruise ships.
May 18th 2007: Contract date.
January 29th 2010: Keel laid.
May 29th 2011: Towed out of her building dock.
June 30th 2011: Arrived at the Emden yard.
July 18th 2011 : Delivered to Celebrity Silhouette Inc (Management; Celebrity Cruises Inc), Valletta, Malta at a cost of $641 million.
July 21st 2011: Naming ceremony in Hamburg.
© Jens Boldt
July 23rd 2011: Maiden voyage to Barcelona via Civitavecchia/Rome.
July 2011: Introduced into Mediterranean cruises, with winter cruising in the Caribbean .
© Jörn Prestien
June 10th 2015: Maiden Call at the Port of Dover
Maiden arrival and departure at Dover 10/06/15 © Nigel Scutt (Dover-Marina)
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