10 June 2012

MS Riviera

A new construction, about one year old, the M/S Riviera was our visit today, here in Funchal. Coming from Motril, Spain, and bounding for La Palma. Today's call was her first among us.
Picture taken with Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3.

Pilot Card:
Ships name: M/V Riviera
IMO number: 9438078
Type: Cruise ship
LOA: 239.30 mts
Beam: 32.20 mts
Summer displacement: 35902.2 t
Max draft on manoeuvre: 7.30 mts
Propulsion: Diesel-electric, two variable pitch propellers, 24 MW total propulsion power
Pitch: N/A
Rudder: 2, Independent Semi-Spade
Bow thruster: 2 (total power: 4400 KW)
Stern thruster: 1 (total power: 1900KW)