Meyer Werft Delivers Norwegian Getaway

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Norwegian Getaway, photo courtesy Meyer Werft

During a ceremony in Bremerhaven, Norwegian Cruise Line took delivery of the 145,655 gross ton cruise ship Norwegian Getaway from Meyer Werft after a building period of only 15 months. The ship, the second of two Breakaway Class ships, is being delivered just nine months after the launch of sister-ship Norwegian Breakaway. Following delivery, the ship is sailing to Rotterdam for the start of inaugural festivities which will continue in Southampton before the ship departs for her transatlantic cruise to New York. The ship will be christened in Miami on February 7.

“The team at Meyer Werft, along with our new build team, has done an amazing job on Norwegian Getaway and we are thrilled with how spectacular the ship looks,” said Kevin Sheehan, Norwegian Cruise Line’s chief executive officer. “Norwegian Breakaway revolutionized cruising with its Waterfront and strong connection to New York. Norwegian Getaway will do the same as Miami’s ultimate ship, offering the only way to cruise the Caribbean from Miami with a plethora of incredible features.”

The latest engine technology, the diesel-electric pod drive system, improved hydrodynamics as well as effective energy saving, heat recovery and ballast water treatment guarantee an ecological cruise experience at significantly reduced operating costs.

Main Particulars

Dimension     146.600 BRZ
Length overall     325,70 m
Moulded breadth    39,7 m
Number of decks    18
Draught    8,30 m
Engine output     62.400 kW in total
Propulsion power     35.000 kW
Speed     21,5 kn
Number of passengers     4,028
Number of passenger cabins    2,014
Number of outside cabins (including suites)     1,506
Number of inside cabins     508
Crew     ca. 1.640
Number of theatre seats     815
Number of dining options    27
Total weight of applied paint     ca. 300 t
Total length of laid cables     2.154 km
Total length of laid pipes     ca. 400 km
Flag     Bahamas
Classification    DNV

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