MV Celebrity Silhouette
Celebrity Silhouette © Robbie Cox
Steel twin Azipod ‘Solstice Class’ motor vessel built in 2011 by Meyer Werft GmbH & Co. KG, Papenburg, Germany (Yard No 679) as a Passenger (Cruise) Ship for Celebrity Cruises
- 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: 2 × MAN 14V48/60CR 16,800 kW (22,500 hp) and 2 × MAN 12V48/60CR 14,400 kW (19,300 hp)
- Propulsion: 2 × ABB XO Azipods 17,500 kW (23,500 hp)
- Power: Combined Engine Output: 62,400kW – Propulsive Power: 35,000kW
- 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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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.
Celebrity Silhouette © Jens Boldt
July 23rd 2011: Maiden voyage to Barcelona via Civitavecchia/Rome.
Celebrity Silhouette © Carsten Dettmer (left) and © Robbie Cox (right)
July 2011: Introduced into Mediterranean cruises, with winter cruising in the Caribbean.
Celebrity Silhouette © Jörn Prestien
Celebrity Silhouette © Dennis Mortimer
June 10th 2015: Maiden Call at the Port of Dover.
Celebrity Silhouette – Maiden arrival and departure at Dover 10/06/15 © Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping)
April 28th 2018: Arrived in Southampton, replacing sister ship Celebrity Eclipse for the 2018 UK cruise season. The Celebrity Silhouette is offering a mix of seven- to 14-night Norwegian fjords, Baltic Sea, Mediterranean, Canaries & Azores, and Iceland and Ireland sailings until October.
June 4th 2021: Arrived in Dover.
July 24th 2021: Due at Dover.
September 5th 2021 (07.00 hrs LT): Due at Dover
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