P&O Cruises teased the Britannia cruise ship yesterday on their Facebook page, but only today they revealed renders and full details about what is claimed to be the UK’s biggest cruise ship. You can see P&O Britannia in the image renders on this page, and the cruise ship weighs in at 141,000 tons with a delivery schedule of spring 2015. This size is 25,000 tons larger than P&O last newest ship.
Carnival UK and P&O Cruises CEO, David Dingle, explained that Britannia was the perfect name and will represent the “spirit of Britain” along with P&O’s contemporary feel as the UK’s favourite cruise line.
P&O Britannia will be a modern classic and perfect for cruise goers that seek that contemporary setting. At 1,082 feet in length, P&O Britannia will carry more than 3,600 passengers.
In the coming weeks we will feature more pictures and renders for P&O Britannia, and take a look at the flowing interiors designed by London-based Richmond International.
P&O Cruises hope to attract new people to their cruise brand and also entice existing P&O passengers to the new Britannia cruise ship. If you love the P&O Aurora and Oriana cruise ships, then you will welcome some of the classic features although ideas will also be taken from newer ships like Azura and Ventura.
You will find a lot more single cabins on P&O Britannia along with many balconies, and this decision was made after careful research and feedback.
If you love to holiday on green cruise ships, then you will be happy with the news of P&O’s Britannia being the greenest in their fleet. The hull form alone will improve fuel consumption by up to 20 percent.
The quote below is what P&O had to say about the Britannia ship name.
While there isn’t a lot known about the finer P&O Britannia features, from what you can see in the renders and above information, would you like to cruise on this upcoming ship?
Below this article you can see two videos, one features an animation of P&O Britannia and the other reveals its keel laying ceremony.