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World’s largest ocean cruise liner - Queen Mary 2 - greets Chennai

Our Bureau Chennai | Updated on March 18, 2019 Published on March 18, 2019

Queen Mary 2   -  Chennai Port Trust

The luxury cruise liner arrived with guests from the UK, the US, Australia, Germany, Canada New Zealand and other countries

Cunard's flagship Queen Mary 2, the world's largest ocean cruise liner, a Bermuda flag cruise called at the Chennai port on Sunday with 2,258 passengers and 1,255 crew on board. Of these, 29 passengers embarked and 74 passengers disembarked.

The luxury cruise liner arrived with guests from the United Kingdom (UK), United States (US), Australia, Germany, Canada New Zealand and other countries. Under the command of Capt Christopher Wells, the ship arrived from Langkawi, Malaysia, Chennai, and sailed to Kochi the same day.

With a gross tonnage of 148,528 tonnes, the post-Panamax ship having served as the flagship of the Cunard Line. Queen Mary 2 is 345 meters long, 48.7 meter breadth and has a draft of 10.3 meters. The facilities on the ship include fifteen restaurants and bars, five swimming pools, a casino, a ballroom, a theatre, and the first planetarium at sea, and has eight decks with 1,363 cabins, stated a press release from Chennai Port Trust.

Published on March 18, 2019
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