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The Carnival Glory struck the Carnival Legend and almost hit the Oasis of the Seas

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17 minutes ago, atricks said:

  It came very close, but didn't hit the Oasis.   The Main Dining Room looks trashed on the Glory though.

 

Deck plans

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dont think Carnival lawyers are suing Carnival 😉 

 

Just a hunch 

Edited by Tulsacoker

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3 minutes ago, Tulsacoker said:

dont think Carnival lawyers are suing Carnival 😉 

 

Just a hunch 

 

Doesn't matter. They'll figure out how someone can sue someone else.

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20 minutes ago, payitforward said:

Does anyone know if Glory has Azipods?

 

prop and rudder

 

Apparently they changed the propulsion system 9 years ago to increase efficiency

 

Carnival Cruise Lines has selected the Rolls-Royce propulsion system Promas Lite, combining propeller and rudder, for their cruise vessel Carnival Glory. Preliminary analysis of speed/power trials measurements indicates an increased propulsive efficiency improvement by 11-13 %.

The selection of the Promas Lite system came as a result of close cooperation between Carnival Cruise Lines and Rolls-Royce Marine Services and after extensive laboratory testing at Rolls-Royce Hydrodynamic Research Centre in Sweden. This resulted in an optimized Promas Lite design tailor made to fit the actual operational profile of the Carnival Glory.

A new twin 5.8 meter Promas Lite propulsion system has been installed during the ships regular dry docking at Grand Bahama Shipyard in February 2010. The new propeller – rudder system replaces the old five bladed mono-block propellers with modern four bladed Rolls-Royce propellers with bolted blades, hub caps and rudder bulbs, optimized to suit the actual operational profile that utilizes lower speeds than the vessel was built for. The new propeller design is optimized for maximum fuel efficiency and emission reduction.

Extensive full-scale testing on Carnival Glory as well as Carnival Freedom has been performed before and after installation of the new Promas Lite propeller system. The preliminary analysis of speed/power trials measurements indicates an increased propulsive efficiency improvement by 11-13 %. The measured improvement is regarded as a success since the fuel consumption and emission is reduced accordingly.

 

No mention of her thrusters in this article

Edited by John&LaLa
Article from Cruise Industry News

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3 minutes ago, John&LaLa said:

 

prop and rudder

 

Apparently they changed the propulsion system 9 years ago to increase efficiency

 

Carnival Cruise Lines has selected the Rolls-Royce propulsion system Promas Lite, combining propeller and rudder, for their cruise vessel Carnival Glory. Preliminary analysis of speed/power trials measurements indicates an increased propulsive efficiency improvement by 11-13 %.

The selection of the Promas Lite system came as a result of close cooperation between Carnival Cruise Lines and Rolls-Royce Marine Services and after extensive laboratory testing at Rolls-Royce Hydrodynamic Research Centre in Sweden. This resulted in an optimized Promas Lite design tailor made to fit the actual operational profile of the Carnival Glory.

A new twin 5.8 meter Promas Lite propulsion system has been installed during the ships regular dry docking at Grand Bahama Shipyard in February 2010. The new propeller – rudder system replaces the old five bladed mono-block propellers with modern four bladed Rolls-Royce propellers with bolted blades, hub caps and rudder bulbs, optimized to suit the actual operational profile that utilizes lower speeds than the vessel was built for. The new propeller design is optimized for maximum fuel efficiency and emission reduction.

Extensive full-scale testing on Carnival Glory as well as Carnival Freedom has been performed before and after installation of the new Promas Lite propeller system. The preliminary analysis of speed/power trials measurements indicates an increased propulsive efficiency improvement by 11-13 %. The measured improvement is regarded as a success since the fuel consumption and emission is reduced accordingly.

 

Thanks. With a prop and rudder system, I can better understand this accident in those winds.

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Just now, payitforward said:

 

Thanks. With a prop and rudder system, I can better understand this accident in those winds.

 

I guess Symphony made the right choice in staying at sea today

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22 minutes ago, Justaddvodka68 said:

I think some OBC might be in order here. 😳😂


I need some of that OBC!  Had high anxiety watching out for the Oasis.  We have several cruises booked on her.  
 

Why is it when there is a crash of cruise ships, Carnival always seems to be involved.  

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2 minutes ago, RickinStl said:

That's it.. I'm never cruising again!!  Its way too dangerous! lol 

 

Our 12 day cruise with 11 sea days is sounding better all the time🤣

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Just now, John&LaLa said:

 

I guess Symphony made the right choice in staying at sea today

Tel that to Andy C 😄 

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1 minute ago, CruiseKeeper said:


I need some of that OBC!  Had high anxiety watching out for the Oasis.  We have several cruises booked on her.  
 

Why is it when there is a crash of cruise ships, Carnival always seems to be involved.  

 

First rule of Italian driving

 

What's behind you is not important

 

Second rule

 

Traffic lights are merely suggestions

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Just now, John&LaLa said:

Traffic lights are merely suggestions

 

Its like driving in North St. Louis lol 

 

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Just now, John&LaLa said:

 

I guess Symphony made the right choice in staying at sea today

And I'm sure the passengers are upset. All they have to do is watch that video.

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The NCL Sun aborted her approach an hour before and skipped Cozumel.

 

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She got pretty close to the shallow water nearly running over the anchor buoys used by local excursion boats.

 

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The anchor buoys were in her prop wash.  She collected herself and decided to move on.

 

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MarineTraffic.com shows her track.

 

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The Legend about an hour before the assault occurred.

 

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Glory's original approach from a distance.

 

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Right after the crash the Legend had to reset some lines.

 

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This was after the crash and near miss as she circled around for a second try.

 

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She did a nice turn to expose her stern to us.

 

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If at first you don't succeed, try again.

 

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Round two the Captain's girlfriend wasn't at the helm so it went a little better.  Practice makes perfect.

 

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@twangster

 

Fabulous photos! Thank you so  much.  I love the NCL photos, particularly the tracking map showing her turning around and hightailing it out of there.  But the many closeup photos of the Glory!  😲  Wow!

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