|Operator:||Compagnie du Ponant|
|Port of registry:||France|
|Acquired:||11 April 2015|
|In service:||April 2015|
|Class and type:||Le Boreal-Class Cruise Ship|
|Propulsion:||2 propeller shafts: 2 propellers|
|Speed:||16 knots (Max.)|
Architecture and equipment
Le Lyrial has 122 cabins and suites. All of them have sea views, and 94 percent feature a private balcony. An entire deck of the ship is devoted solely to suites, some of which larger than those on the vessel's three older sister ships. Even Le Lyrial's lowest-category Superior Stateroom is 21 m2 (230 sq ft) in area; Deluxe Staterooms have an area of 19 m2 (200 sq ft) and a 4 m2 (43 sq ft) balcony.
Machinery and technology
According to Fincantieri, Le Lyrial is equipped with the latest environmentally-friendly technology, such as an energy-saving LED lighting system. Additionally, Le Lyrial has such low levels of vibration and noise that it has been categorised as “Comfort Class” by its classification society, Bureau Veritas.
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