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Carnival Spirit (SP) Fact Sheet

Published 03/12/2015 06:32 PM   |    Updated 11/14/2018 03:36 PM

Shipyard: Kvaerner-Masa Yards, Helsinki, Finland
Inaugural cruise: April 29, 2001
Godmother: Elizabeth Dole, Senator of North Carolina
Country of registry: Valletta, Malta
Cost: $375 million
Cruising speed: 22 knots


Size/Capacity

  • Gross tonnage: 88,500
  • Length: 963 feet
  • Beam: 106 feet
  • Maximum draft: 26 feet
  • Full guest occupancy: 2680
  • Normal occupancy (based on 2 per cabin): 2124
  • Passenger decks: 12
  • Space ratio: 41:1

Crew

  • Total officers and crew: 910
  • Officers: Italian
  • Hotel and cruise staff: International

Accommodations 
1062 total guest staterooms (including 17 accessible stateroom)

  • 6 Grand Suites
  • 10 Vista Suites
  • 32 Ocean Suites
  • 2 Junior Suites
  • 632 ocean view balcony staterooms
  • 103 ocean view staterooms (with windows)
  • 277 interior staterooms

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


Life Saving Equipment
Grand Total Lifesaving Capacity: 4520

  • 12 Lifeboats (occupancy each: 150 / total occupancy: 1800)
  • 6 Rescue / Water Shuttle Boats (occupancy each: 150 / total occupancy: 900)
  • 26 Launchable Life Rafts (occupancy each: 35 / total occupancy: 910)
  • 26 Life Rafts (occupancy each: 35  / total occupancy: 910)


Maintenance Schedule

  • Dry Dock: 5/03/02-5/14/02
  • Dry Dock: 11/15/03-12/05/03
  • Dry Dock: 1/27/06-2/11/06
  • Dry Dock: 3/12/09-3/27/09
  • Dry Dock: 1/06/12-1/20/12
  • Dry Dock: 8/16/15-8/30/15
  • Dry Dock: 5/22/18-6/05/18


Ship Refurbishments and Renovations

Completed during dry dock: 5/22/18-6/05/18

  • Routine hotel maintenance
  • Cosmetic enhancements such as new carpeting and tiling, etc. in lounges and public areas
  • The Warehouse (video arcade) replaced the Chapel and the Library, Deck 3 forward
  • SoulPlay Studio replaced the Conference Room, Deck 3 midship
  • Art Gallery moved to Deck 2 forward
  • The Cove replaced Techno Arcade, Deck 4 forward
  • Fat Jimmy's C-Side BBQ changed to Ol' Fashioned BBQ
  • Renovations made to Pixels, Carnival Deli and The Fun Shops


Completed during dry dock: 8/16/15-8/30/15

  • Routine hotel maintenance
  • Cosmetic enhancements such as new carpeting and tiling, etc. in lounges and public areas
  • Pool area renovated and following added: 
    • Guy’s Burger Joint
    • BlueIguana Cantina
    • BlueIguana Tequila Bar
    • RedFrog Rum Bar
    • Seaside Theater 
  • Bonsai Sushi replaced forward atrium area
  • Skybox Sports Bar replaced Champions Sports Bar
  • Alchemy Bar replaced Artist's Lobby
  • RedFrog Pub replaced Club Cool Jazz
  • Cherry on Top replaced Special Occasions
  • Camp Ocean replaced Camp Carnival and moved to a new location
  • Club O2 moved to a new location
  • Hasbro, The Game Show added
  • Playlist Productions replaced Production Shows


Completed During dry dock: 1/06/12-1/20/12

  • Routine hotel maintenance
  • Cosmetic enhancements such as new carpeting, tile work, new furniture and new fabrics in lounges and public areas
  • Aft Lido pool area converted to ‘Serenity’ Adults-Only area – Lido Deck 9 Aft
  • New Waterworks including Twister Waterslide, Green Thunder Thrill Slide and Splashzone – Sun Deck 10 Aft / Sports Deck 11 Aft
  • Grand Suite 6182 converted and now ADA compliant. The bathroom now has a roll-in shower in addition to the whirlpool tub, toilet and single sink; in order toaccommodate the shower, we had to eliminate the walk-in dressing area with vanity table and the bidet in the bathroom.
  • Fifteen new sets of ‘Connecting Staterooms’
  • TVs in all staterooms and suites replaced with flat-screen TVs


Completed during dry-dock: 3/12/09 3/27/09

  • Internet WIFI access will be bow-to-stern
  • Circle C Lounge – addition of a lounge for teens (12-14) on Main Deck 4 forward.
     
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