Giant returns to Funchal tomorrow
The Madeira News website, with its automated news feed incorporating Google translate, has picked up a report that tomorrow, 19th September, the Port of Funchal will receive the cruise ship ‘Anthem of the Seas’.
According to the APRAM – Portos da Madeira page, the cruise ship, which sails under the flags of the Bahamas, is scheduled to arrive at 8:00 am, coming from Tenerife (Canary Islands).
After 10 hours of stopover, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ should head back to Southampton at around 18:00.
It is not the first time that the ‘giant’ has visited the island territory. In fact, the last stop of the ‘Anthem of the Seas’ in Madeira took place in June, reported here, when the vessel transported 3,820 passengers and 1,484 crew, also from the island of Tenerife, and then headed to A Coruña, in the North. from Spain.
The Anthem of the Seas is a Quantum-class cruise ship owned by Royal Caribbean International (RCI) and the second ship of her class. The Quantum class is the third-largest class of cruise ships behind MSC Cruises’ Meraviglia class and Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis class by gross tonnage.
The Anthem of the Seas has 16 passenger-accessible decks with a total of 2090 passenger cabins. Her facilities include a Wave Loch Flowrider surf simulator, a rock-climbing wall, a skydiving simulator, swimming pools, a solarium, a Spa and Fitness Center, a theatre and a casino.
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