18 May 2012

Costa Mediterranea in Funchal

The massive presence of the M/V Costa Mediterranea as seen from the Funchal Pilot Station, approaching the Pontinha breakwater, early morning, on the berthing manoeuvre of the past 13 of May.
Picture taken with Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3.

Pilot Card:
Ships name: M/V Costa Mediterranea
IMO number: 9237345
Type: Cruise ship
LOA: 292.50 mts
Beam: 32.20 mts
Summer displacement: 44920 t
Max draft on manoeuvre: 7.90 mts
Propulsion: Diesel-electric, two stern azipods, 35.2 MW total propulsion power
Pitch: N/A
Rudder: N/A
Bow thruster: 3 (total power: 5730 KW)
Stern Thruster: N/A