The Celebrity Mercury
Cruise Ship in the Panama Canal
who may wonder if there's life on Celebrity Mercury, we're
here to tell you that there most definitely is. The newest
of the Century-class of ships, Celebrity Mercury is equally
as impressive, and not just in terms of visual appeal, but
also in the vast array of world-class amenities and services
that she offers.
summer of 2006, just prior to the Mercury's planned
departure for an Alaska cruise, Seattle-based inspectors
from the U.S. Coast Guard arrested the captain of the
Mercury for intoxication. Celebrity Cruises arranged for a
replacement, and fired the original captain.
View of the
Cruise Ship in the Panama Canal Locks
Length: 866 ft
Beam: 105.6 ft
Draught: 25.5 ft
Cruise Speed: 21.5 kts
Inaugural Date: Nov 02, 1997
MV Celebrity Mercury is a
Century class cruise ship owned and operated by Celebrity
Cruises. She was built in 1997 as MV Mercury by the Meyer
Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.