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13 Jun

Super Luxury M.V. Majestic Princess calls the Port of Colombo

Super Luxury M.V. Majestic Princess calls the Port of Colombo

In the picture, plaque exchange between the Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) – Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake and the ship’s Master – Craig Stewart Street. The Managing Director of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) – Mr.H.D.A.S.Premachandra, Director (Port Operations) – Mr.Jayantha Perera, Harbour Master – Capt.Athula Hewavitharana, Chief Manager (Marketing and Business Development & Communication and Public Relations) Mr.Upul Jayatissa, Senior Deputy Harbour Master – Capt.Nirmal Silva, representatives from the vessel’s local agent Malship (Ceylon) Limited including Mr.Faizer Hashim – Director, Mr.Nimal Ranchigoda – Executive Director and Mr.I.S.Mohideen – General Manager are also in the picture.

 

M.V. Majestic Princess the newest sister ship to Royal Princess and Regal Princess made her maiden call at the Port of Colombo today (12th June 2017). The brand new super luxury passenger vessel was launched on the 04th April this year. In order to mark her maiden call at the Port of Colombo a plaque exchange was held on board the vessel between the Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) – Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake and the ship’s Master – Craig Stewart Street.

Speaking at the occasion, Dr.Parakrama Dissanayake – Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) expressed his gratitude for the Captain of the vessel and staff for their confidence placed in Sri Lanka and the Port of Colombo. “When a passenger vessel calls at the island it not only helps create wealth and economic activity but more importantly it also helps create employment,” Dr.Dissanayake said.

Majestic Princess offers the Princess experience and signature favorites her visitors have always loved, plus exciting new features with a Chinese flair. The vessel is also the first ship in the fleet to feature a brand-new Seawitch livery design at her bow with hair flowing toward the stern. It will also be the third in the line's Royal Class, alongside Royal Princess and Regal Princess. The 3,560 passenger capacity ship will be customized for the Chinese market, and will also share many similarities with its sister ships.

The vessel that marked her inaugural cruise on 4th April 2027 this year can carry 3,560 guests and has 1,346 crew on board. The ship is of 1,083 feet in length and 224 feet in height, 126 feet in breadth and has 19 decks and 1,780 guest cabins.

The Managing Director of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) – Mr.H.D.A.S.Premachandra, Director (Port Operations) of SLPA – Mr.Jayantha Perera, Harbour Master – Capt.Athula Hewavitharana, Chief Manager (Marketing and Business Development & Communication and Public Relations) of SLPA Mr.Upul Jayatissa, Senior Deputy Harbour Master – Capt.Nirmal Silva, representatives from the vessel’s local agent Malship (Ceylon) Limited including Mr.Faizer Hashim – Director, Mr.Nimal Ranchigoda – Executive Director, Mr.I.S.Mohideen – General Manager, Mr.Mohan Perera – Additional General Manager, Mr.Prakash Fernando – Operations Manager and Mr.Roshan Fernando – Senior Executive also attended the occasion of the plaque exchange to mark the maiden call of the vessel at the Port of Colombo.
(SLPA - 13062017)

 



Super Luxury M.V. Majestic Princess calls the Port of Colombo

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