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 Nordic Empress

Nordic Empress has been retired and is no longer in service

Originally planned for Admiral Cruises, this vessel was taken over by Royal Caribbean International when it was still under construction. She sailed as the Nordic Empress until 2004, when she underwent a major renovation and was renamed the Empress of the Seas.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Mike Haspe 16 1 Bermuda

    Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International Sailing Date: October 7th , 2001 Due to September 11 we had no other choice than to sail out of Phil a delphia. I Loved my cruise the...read more

  • Valerie 23 4 Bermuda

    Cruise Line: Royal Cari b bean Sailing Date: September 22nd , 2002 I have nothing but great things to say about this cruise. Even though the ship is older, it is still very...read more

  • Doug Bradley 31 to 40 First Cruise Southern Caribbean
  • Maggie Logan 41 to 50 2nd Cruise Southern Caribbean

    I thought the desserts were wonderful.   The best dinner we had was in the Windjammer - we ate there the first night.   All they had was pasta but it was delicious - probably the...read more

  • Nancy 41 to 50 First Cruise New York to Bermuda

    This was our first cruise and we decided to take it because we did not have to fly, we live two hours from New York.   Royal Caribbean sent a bus to pick us up and took us to New York....read more

  • P. Townsend 41 to 50 First Cruise Bermuda

    It was fantastic. We had read so many reviews about the ship being too old too small and too outdated--we discovered that none of it was true. The ship was spotless, the size was just right...read more

  • 3 to 5 Cruises p>

    Laura 46 to 55 2000 The Nordic Empress is a beautiful, smaller sized ship that is clean and well maintained.   We had a balcony cabin...read more

  • John Paul Picklesimer 46 to 55 6 to 10 Cruises Bahamas

    Foods adequate service above par, activities o.k. and casino very nice. Entertainment...good, room steward, staff...not so happy to be there. All in all, glad to see her moved out...read more

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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Royal Caribbean Int.
  • Capacity (double occupancy):2
  • Builder:Chantiers de l'Atlantique
  • Full Capacity:
  • Inaugurated:1990
  • Space Ratio:30.4 / 24.0
  • Gross Tonnage:48,563 gt
  • Crew:690
  • Length:692 ft. / 211 m