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MV Majesty of the Oceans (Ex Majesty of the Seas) – Cruise from the Past

IMO Number: 8819512

MV Majesty of the Oceans

Ex Majesty, Majesty of the Seas

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© Simonwp (Dodge Island, Miami 01/11/2001)

Steel twin screw ”Sovereign Class” motor vessel built in 1992 by Chantiers de l’Atlantique, St Nazaire, France (Yard No B30) as a Passenger (Cruise) Ship for Royal Caribbean International

Technical Data

  • Original Cost: $300 million
  • Length: 268.32m (overall) 236.0m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 32.20m
  • Depth: 9.70m
  • Draught: 7.875m
  • Tonnage:  73,941 – 74,077 gross/47,515 – 47,599 net/8600 – 6953t deadweight
  • Engines: Four 9-cyl, Pielstick-Alsthom 9PC20L400 diesels
  • Power: 21844 kW/29,719 HP
  • Speed: 21.6 knots (service)
  • Passenger Decks: 13
  • Capacity:  2,744
  • Crew: 833
  • Call Sign: C6FZ8
  • MMSI Number: 311734000
  • IMO Number: 8819512
  • Official Number: 9000118
  • Port of Registry: Oslo/Norway 🇳🇴, Nassau/Bahamas 🇧🇸
  • Sister-Ship: Monarch of the Seas (A30), Sovereign of the Seas (A29)


December 6th 1988: Keel laid.

September 21st 1991: Launched.

March 27th 1992: Delivered to Majesty Of The Seas (management Royal Caribbean Cruises), Oslo, Norway.

April 26th 1992: Christened in Miami.

April 1992: Commenced cruising in the Caribbean.

January 12th 2007: Entered a 4-week dry-dock period where she underwent a multimillion-dollar refurbishment of the pool decks, all public areas, restaurants, shops and cabins.

© Wil Weijsters

© Wil Weijsters (Miami, 19/01/2008)

June 8th 2020: Arrived at Dover.

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© Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping)

June 8th 2020: Sailed from Dover to be replaced on the Eastern Arm by AURORA.

June 9th 2020: Arrived back in Dover (CT2). She then visited Southampton and Poole Anchorage.

August 21st 2020: Arrived at Dover.

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© Dover Strait Shipping

August 23rd  2020: Left Dover showing destination as Valletta.

September 3rd 2020: Arrived at Souda Anchorage (Greece) joining her fleet mate EMPRESS OF THE SEAS.

December 28th 2020: Registered Owner: Saturn Oceanway Inc. Manager: Campbell Cruise and Yacht Management.

January 2021: Renamed MAJESTY.

February 1st 2021: Arrived in Piraeus. 

April 1st 2021: Renamed MAJESTY OF THE OCEANS.

April 8th 2021: Registered Owner: Majesty of the Oceans Inc.

© Giwrgos Mertis

© Giwrgos Mertis (Eleusis, 15/12/2021)

June 2024: Remains in Piraeus.

🆕 Google Earth (Image dated 01/03/2024)


All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. All items included in this article are subject to © copyright. We would like to take this opportunity of thanking: Giwrgos Mertis, Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping), Simonwp and Wil Weijsters for their assistance in producing this feature.

Article © Nigel Thornton and Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos Group)

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