MV Marina – Past and Present

MV Marina

© Enrico Righetti

Marina – © Enrico Righetti

Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2011 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani S.P.A. (Yard No 6194) for Oceania Cruises as a Passenger (Cruise) Vessel

Technical Data

  • Original Cost: $530 million
  • Length: 239.3m (overall), 213.36m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth of hull: 32.19m
  • Draught: 7.6m
  • Tonnage: 66,084 gross/28,485 net/7662 ton deadweight
  • Engines:  2 x Wartsila 8L46C and 2 x Wartsila 12V46C diesels
  • Power/Propellers: 24000 kW/32608 hp,2
  • Speed: 19.5 knots
  • Capacity: 1,258 passengers
  • Crew: 800
  • Passenger Decks: 11
  • Call Sign: V7SK2
  • IMO Number: 9438066
  • MMSI Number: 538003668
  • Registry: Majuro/Marshall Islands
  • Sister Ships: RIVIERA


Current Location

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History

March 10th 2009: Keel laid.

© Federico Bolognini

© Federico Bolognini

January 22nd 2011: Maiden cruise from Barcelona to Miami.

February 5th 2011: Christened.

February 8th 2011: First of two 18-day Panama Canal transits which visited San Francisco and San Diego, both new ports for Oceania Cruises.

© John Wilson  © John Wilson

© John Wilson (both)

March 16th 2011: She then operated a 12-day Caribbean cruise, round-trip from Miami before sailing along the U.S. Eastern Seaboard and on to Europe to begin her inaugural Mediterranean season.

© Ken Larwood

© Ken Larwood


All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. All items included in this article are subject to © copyright. We would like to take this opportunity of thanking: Federico Bolognini, Ken Larwood, Enrico Righetti and John Wilson for their assistance in producing this feature.

Article © Nigel Thornton and Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos Group)


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