Ruby Princess off Grand Cayman on January 27, 2009
|Owner:||Carnival Corporation & plc|
|Port of registry:||22x20px Hamilton, Bermuda|
|Route:||Caribbean / Europe|
|Builder:||Fincantieri (Monfalcone-Trieste, Italy)|
|Laid down:||June 2007|
|Launched:||February 1, 2008|
|Christened:||November 6, 2008 by Trista Sutter and Ryan Sutter|
|Acquired:||October 23, 2008|
|Maiden voyage:||November 8, 2008|
|In service:||November 2008|
|Identification:|| IMO number: 9378462|
Call Sign ZCDY2
|Class and type:||Grand class cruise ship|
|Tonnage:||116,000 gross register tons (GRT)|
|Length:||951 ft (290 m)|
|Beam:||118 ft (36 m)|
|Draught:||8 m (26 ft)|
|Installed power:||Gas turbines (25,000kW each)|
|Speed:||23-knot (43 km/h; 26 mph)|
Ruby Princess is a Grand-class cruise ship owned and operated by Princess Cruises. She was built in 2008 by Fincantieri in Trieste, Italy. She is a sister ship to Crown Princess, Diamond Princess, Sapphire Princess and Emerald Princess. Ruby Princess was handed over to Carnival Corporation and Princess Cruises in late October 2008. She was officially named at Fort Lauderdale, Florida on November 6, 2008, by Trista Sutter and Ryan Sutter.
Unlike the line's earlier Grand Class ships, Ruby Princess will continued the modified Grand Class design with the Skywalkers Night Club moved just aft of the funnel, rather than suspended over the stern. 
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