The Coral Princess entering
The Gatun Locks
The Coral Princess is a cruise ship owned and
operated by Princess Cruises line. The vessel, along with
sister ship Island Princess, was launched in 2003. The Coral
Princess and Island Princess are the only two Panamax ships
operated by Princess Cruises.
The Coral Princess is seen here doing a partial Panama Canal
transit entering the Canal from the Atlantic side from
Colon, passing the Gatun Locks system and the Gatun Lake and
then back out to the Atlantic again.
Some of the Coral Princess
Destinations are: Alaska, the Caribbean, Mexico, Panama
Canal and more.
Panama Canal - Heavy traffic at the Gatun
in a new era in design, this exciting ship is one of
cruising's most advanced passenger vessels. Coral Princess
offers the same vast array of public room space as Princess'
renowned larger ships but, in a twist, spread over two decks
and with fewer passengers aboard and offering the most
staterooms with balconies in the Princess fleet.
Passenger Capacity: 1,970
Beam: 122’ (including bridge wing)
Maximum Speed: 24 knots