|MS Costa Atlantica Cruise Ship at CT2, Admiralty Pier, Western Docks, Dover Harbour, Kent, UK
The photo was taken from the Prince of Wales Pier at 7.14 am on Wednesday, 19th of May, 2010.
The ship's last port of call had been Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada); after leaving Dover, the Costa Atlantica sailed for Copenhagen in Denmark.
Class and type: Spirit-class cruise ship
Tonnage: 85,619 GT (gross tonnage)
Displacement: 7,500 metric tons deadweight (DWT)
Length: 292.56 metres (960 ft)
Beam: 32.20 metres (106 ft)
Draught: 7.80 metres (26 ft)
Installed power: 6 × Wärtsilä 9R46 diesels
combined 63,370 kW
Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph)
Capacity: 2,114 passengers[citation needed"> (2,680 full occupancy)
Flag: Italy [IT">
Call Sign: IBLQ
The Costa Atlantica is owned by Costa Cruises and began service 17 July 2000.
More info on the original MS Costa Atlantica Cruise Ship, CT2, Admiralty Pier, Western Docks, Dover Harbour webpage.
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