Carnival Freedom (FD) Fact Sheet

Published 03/12/2015 06:31 PM   |    Updated 09/20/2017 04:55 PM

Shipyard: Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Italy
Inaugural cruise: March 14, 2007
Godmother: Kathy Ireland, International Runway Model and Chief Designer and CEO of Kathy Ireland Worldwide.
Country of registry: Panama
Cost: $500 million
Cruising speed: 21 knots

Size/Capacity

  • Gross tonnage: 110,000
  • Length: 952 feet
  • Beam: 116 feet; 125 feet at pool deck
  • Maximum draft: 27 feet
  • Full guest occupancy: 3754
  • Normal occupancy (based on 2 per cabin): 2980
  • Passenger decks: 13
  • Space ratio: 37:1

Crew

  • Total officers and crew: 1180
  • Officers: Italian
  • Hotel and cruise staff: International

Accommodations

  • 2 deluxe Captain’s Suites
  • 42 ocean view Ocean Suites and Junior Suites
  • 6 scenic ocean view staterooms
  • 521 ocean view balcony staterooms
  • 324 ocean view staterooms
  • 564 interior staterooms
  • 10 ocean view upper/lower staterooms
  • 11 interior upper/lower staterooms
  • 1490 total guest staterooms (29 modified for wheelchair users)

All staterooms feature: telephone, 110 AC power outlet, individual climate control, Carnival Comfort Bed Collection, hair dryer, safe, non-stocked mini bar units, interactive flat-screen TV


Life Saving Equipment

Grand Total Lifesaving Capacity: 6170

  • 24 Lifeboats (occupancy each: 150 / total occupancy: 3600)
  • 2 Rescue Tender Boats (occupancy each: 60 / total occupancy: 120)
  • 34 Launchable Life Rafts (occupancy each: 35 / total occupancy: 1190)
  • 36 Life Rafts (occupancy each: 35 / total occupancy: 1260)


Maintenance Schedule

  • Dry dock: 11/29/09-12/13/09
  • Dry dock: 4/19/14-5/03/14
  • Dry dock: 2/16/19-3/08/19

Ship Refurbishments and Renovations

Renovations completed during dry dock: 4/19/14-5/03/14

  • Fun 2.0 Features added:
    • RedFrog Rum Bar
    • Blue Iguana Tequila Bar
    • Alchemy Bar
    • EA Sports Bar
    • Guy’s Burger Joint
    • Blue Iguana Cantina
    • Cherry on Top
    • Hasbro, The Game Show (completed 6/08/14)
    • RedFrog Pub
    • Playlist Productions
    • Carnival’s Seuss at Sea Program including Dr. Seuss Bookville (completed 5/24/14)
    • Camp Carnival renovated and renamed ‘Camp Ocean’ (completed 5/24/14)
    • RedFrog Pub (completed 5/24/14)
  • Routine hotel maintenance
  • Addition of 2 new Captain’s Suites and 6 new Scenic Ocean View staterooms on Deck 9 forward.
  • Cosmetic enhancements, updates and upgrades such as new carpeting, wall coverings, tile work, lighting in lounges and public areas
    • Video Arcade upgraded and renamed ‘The Warehouse’
    • Pool Area
    • Nightclub
    • Gym and Spa
    • Club O2 (moved to deck 4 and replaced the conference room)

Renovations completed during dry dock: 11/29/09-12/13/09

  • A Serenity Adults Only Retreat Area was added to the forward sections of Sun Deck 12 and Sky Deck 14. This will be the first "Adults Only" area for the Conquest-Class ships.
  • The Drawing Room on Atlantic Deck 4 midship was replaced with a dedicated Circle "C" Young Teens Club (12-14).
  • 18 Family staterooms (cat 6J) on Spa Deck 11 were converted to Balcony staterooms (cat 8F).
  • The Forward Dining Room was set-up for "Your Time Dining" (open seating). .

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