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Diamond Princess sails in Qingdao Port

2011-05-11 06:46:24 GMT2011-05-11 14:46:24(Beijing Time)  China Daily

Diamond Princess, one of the world's 15 largest cruise ship, visits Qingdao Port on May 8. [Photo/CFP]

Diamond Princess, one of the world's 15 largest cruise ship, visited Qingdao Port on May 8. [Photo/CFP]

Diamond Princess, one of the world's 15 largest cruise ship, visited Qingdao Port on May 8. [Photo/CFP]

Top Biz Photos Diamond Princess sails in Qingdao Port (chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2011-05-11 08:53 Comments(0) PrintMail Large Medium Small Diamond Princess sails in Qingdao Port Diamond Princess, one of the world's 15 largest cruise ship, visited Qingdao Port on May 8. [Photo/CFP]

Diamond Princess, one of the world's 15 largest cruise ship, visited Qingdao Port on May 8.

Nearly all of the 3,000 passengers on board landed on Qingdao and visited Qingdao Pier, the city's famous tourism spot, and left for South Korea at 6 pm.

This is the fourth time Diamond Princess has paid a visit to Qingdao Port and it is the last stop of this year's China tour.

The 1,337-room ship is 290.4 meters long, 48.2 meters wide and 62.5 meters high with a gross tonnage of 116 kilotons and a capacity of 3,000 including passengers and the crew. Nine hawsers are needed to anchor the large cruise ship.

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