Carnival Freedom

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Carnival Freedom
Career
Name:Carnival Freedom
Owner:Carnival Corporation & plc
Operator:Carnival Cruise Lines
Port of registry:Panama
Builder:Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, (Venice), Italy
Completed:March 14th, 2007[1]
Maiden voyage:March 5, 2007
Identification:IMO number: 9333149
Status:In service
General characteristics
Class & type:Conquest-class cruise ship
Tonnage:110,000 GT
Length:952 ft (290.2 m)
Beam:116 ft (35.4 m)
Decks:13 (14 is the top 13 was skipped)
Installed power:Six diesel generators
Propulsion:Two shafts
Speed:21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph)
Capacity:2,974 passengers
Crew:1,150
 
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Carnival Freedom (ship, 2007) 001.jpg
Carnival Freedom
Career
Name:Carnival Freedom
Owner:Carnival Corporation & plc
Operator:Carnival Cruise Lines
Port of registry:Panama
Builder:Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, (Venice), Italy
Completed:March 14th, 2007[1]
Maiden voyage:March 5, 2007
Identification:IMO number: 9333149
Status:In service
General characteristics
Class & type:Conquest-class cruise ship
Tonnage:110,000 GT
Length:952 ft (290.2 m)
Beam:116 ft (35.4 m)
Decks:13 (14 is the top 13 was skipped)
Installed power:Six diesel generators
Propulsion:Two shafts
Speed:21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph)
Capacity:2,974 passengers
Crew:1,150

Carnival Freedom is a Conquest-class cruise ship for Carnival Cruise Lines, and is the last vessel to be built in the Conquest-class platform. One of her main features is the Carnival Seaside Theatre – a 12-foot by 22-foot LED screen located by the pool on the Lido deck, which is used to show movies, sporting events, and concerts. Freedom was constructed at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy. Her maiden voyage was March 5, 2007.

Itineraries[edit]

Carnival Freedom originally sailed two itineraries from her home port in Civitavecchia near Rome. Stops on her Grand Mediterranean itinerary included: Naples, Dubrovnik, Venice, Messina, Barcelona, Cannes, and Livorno. Stops on her Mediterranean and Greek Isles itinerary included: Naples, Marmaris, Izmir, Istanbul, Athens, Katakolon, and Livorno. In the Fall and Winter of 2007, she sailed the Caribbean Sea from the Port of Miami. In the Summer of 2008 she returned to Europe and sailed the same itineraries as above. In the Fall of 2008 she again sailed the Caribbean but from Fort Lauderdale out of Port Everglades.

Carnival Freedom began sailing year-round from Fort Lauderdale starting November 22, 2008, with six-day cruises departing Sundays and visiting Key West, Fla., George Town, Grand Cayman; and Ocho Rios, Jamaica, while eight-day voyages departing Saturdays alternate to the eastern and western Caribbean.

Eight-day eastern Caribbean voyages presently visit four ports: St. Thomas/St. John, U.S.V.I.; Antigua, Lesser Antilles; Tortola/Virgin Gorda, B.V.I.; and Nassau, The Bahamas. Western Caribbean cruises include Cozumel, Mexico; Limon, Costa Rica; and Colon, Panama.[2]

As of 2012, Freedom is sailing to the Southern Caribbean visiting ports La Romana Dominican Republic, Grand Turk, Aruba, and Curaco. This cruise is a 8 day cruise out of Ft. Lauderdale.


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