>CARNIVAL GLORY Departs Norfolk

>Okay…it takes all day to disembark 2900 plus people and then load 2900 plus people and ensure that all their luggage and carry-on get on board and stowed safely, but once they are ready to go, the cruise ship CARNIVAL GLORY doesn’t take long to get underway.

Using bow and stern thrusters, CARNIVAL GLORY turns on a dime before heading down the Elizabeth River and out to sea.

Coast Guard Cutter SEA HORSE, provides departure security.

CARNIVAL GLORY’s facts and figures:

APPROXIMATE COST: $330 Million
SHIPYARD: Kvaerner Masa-Yards
Helsinki, Finland
INAUGURAL CRUISE: July 14, 2003
HOMEPORT Port Canaveral, Florida
GODMOTHER Dr. Sally Ride
COUNTRY OF REGISTRY: Panama
SPEED: 22.5 Knots
APPOXIMATE CREW SIZE: 1,160
NATIONALITY OF CREW:
OFFICERS
HOTEL STAFF
CRUISE STAFF
ITALIAN
INTERNATIONAL
INTERNATIONAL
SIZE/CAPACITY:
GROSS REGISTERED TONNAGE 110,000
LENGTH 952 Feet
BEAM 116 Feet
BEAM AT POOLDECKS 125 Feet
MAXIMUM DRAFT 27 Feet
TOTAL GUEST CAPACITY (INCLUDING UPPERS) 3,700
NORMAL CRUISE CAPACITY (BASIC 2) 2,974
NUMBER OF GUEST DECKS: 13
SPACE RATIO 37
ACCOMODATIONS:
PENTHOUSE SUITES 10
SUITES 42
OCEAN VIEW WITH BALCONY 504
OCEAN VIEW WITHOUT BALCONY 343
OCEAN VIEW WITH GLASS WALL 18
INTERIOR CABINS 570
TOTAL: 1,487

PUBLIC ROOMS & CAPACITIES
NAME CAPACITY
AMBER PALACE (Main Show Lounge) 1,400
RED SAIL RESTAURANT (Lido Restaurant)
– Pizzeria
– Fish N’ Chips
– Asian
– New York-Style Deli
– Taste of Nations
– Dessert Station
– Grill
1,396
PLATINUM DINING ROOM (Aft) 1,122
GOLDEN DINING ROOM (Forward) 744
THE EMERALD ROOM (Steakhouse) 108
CAMEL CLUB (Casino) 484
EBONY CABARET (Aft Lounge) 425
WHITE HEAT (Dance Club) 211
BAR BLUE (Jazz Bar) 88
COPPER ROOM (Port Restaurant Annex) 28
SILVER ROOM (Starboard Restaurant Annex) 36
KALEIDOSCOPE BAR (Promenade Bar) 23
THE COLORS ( Lobby Lounge/Bar) 10
CINN-A-BAR (Piano Lounge/Bar) 100
ON THE GREEN (Sports Bar) 55
BLACK & WHITE LIBRARY 17
BURGANDY BAR (Wine Bar) 30
IVORY BAR (Cigar Bar) 147
CLUB CRIMSON (Club Lounge) 30
THE GREEN ROOM (Conference Room) 100
CREAMS (Patisserie) 23
SPA CARNIVAL (Spa, Health Club & Beauty Salon) 13,300 SQ. FT.
CYBERSPACE (Internet Café)
MEIJI SUSHI (Sushi Bar)
CITY SPORTS PARK
– Mini Golf
– Ping Pong
– Jogging Track
– Basketball Court
– Volleyball Court
– Shuffle board
– Water Wars Water Balloon Attraction
FACILITIES
BARS & LOUNGES (22) SWIMMING POOLS (4)
DINING VENUES (4) WHIRLPOOLS (7)
DUTY-FREE SHOPS TWISTER WATER SLIDE- 214 Ft. Long
BOUTIQUE FIRST-RUN IN-CABIN MOVIES
FORMALITIES SHOP SATELLITE TV PROGRAMMING
CAMP CARNIVAL CARNIVAL SEASIDE THEATER
CIRCLE C SHORE EXCURSION DESK
CLUB O2 GUEST SERVICES DESK
GAME ROOM ELEVATORS (18)
WI-FI ACCESS MEDICAL CENTER
CELL PHONE SERVICE LAUNDERETTES
PHOTO GALLERY
EQUIPMENT
STABILIZERS
BOW THRUSTERS (3)
STERN THRUSTERS (3)
TWIN RUDDERS (Individually Controlled)
DIESEL ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEM
6 Medium Speed Engines
Developing Approx. 84,933 hp