5000 passenger cruise ship transits canal

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5000 passenger cruise ship transits canal

THE CRUISE Ship, Norwegian  Bliss, with  a capacity  of 5,000 passengers on Tuesday, May 15 .  became the largest passenger vessel to pass through The Panama Canal., some 248 vessels with 312,304 passengers on board will have traveled through this inter-oceanic route by the closure of the 2017-2018 cruise season on May 24

Norwegian Bliss, entered  through the Agua Clara  locks in Colon. The vessel  is 325.9 meters of aa (1,069.2 ft) long with a beam 41.4 m (135.8 ft) and  a draft of 8.3 m (27.2 ft).

Among its attractions are  a race track for electric cars, an outdoor laser combat circuit; In addition to a large pool area, a solarium, and a water park with two water slides of several decks

The 2017-2018, cruise season ends on the next 24, with the northbound transit of the  Pacific Princess

From January to December 2017, 13,666 ships passed through the interoceanic route, 5.0% higher than in 2016, when 13,015 ships passed, according to data from the Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC).