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Specifications of Oceania Marina
|Year built||2011 / Age: 10|
|Flag state||Marshall Islands|
|Builder||Fincantieri (Sestri Ponente, Genoa Italy)|
|Building cost||USD 500 million|
|Owner||(NCLH) Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd|
|Speed||20 kn / 37 kph / 23 mph|
|Length (LOA)||251 m / 823 ft|
|Beam (width)||32 m / 105 ft|
|Gross Tonnage||66084 gt|
|Passengers||1258 - 1447|
|Decks with cabins||6|
|Sister-ships||Oceania Riviera, Oceania Vista|
|Christened by||Mary Hart|
Oceania Marina Itineraries
|Date||Itinerary||Departure Port||Price from|
|2021 Aug 29||10 days, one-way from Copenhagen to Stockholm||Copenhagen|
|2021 Sep 08||26 days, one-way from Stockholm to Lisbon||Stockholm|
|2021 Sep 08||12 days, one-way from Stockholm to Amsterdam||Stockholm|
|2021 Sep 20||26 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Venice||Amsterdam|
|2021 Sep 20||14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Lisbon||Amsterdam|
|2021 Oct 04||12 days, one-way from Lisbon to Venice||Lisbon|
|2021 Oct 16||10 days, one-way from Venice to Barcelona||Venice|
|2021 Oct 26||14 days, one-way from Barcelona to Venice||Barcelona|
|2021 Oct 26||7 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia||Barcelona|
|2021 Nov 02||17 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Barcelona||Civitavecchia|
|2021 Nov 02||7 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Venice||Civitavecchia||$4049|
|2021 Nov 09||22 days, one-way from Venice to Miami||Venice|
|2021 Nov 09||10 days, one-way from Venice to Barcelona||Venice|
|2021 Nov 19||12 days, one-way from Barcelona to Miami||Barcelona|
|2021 Dec 01||38 days, one-way from Miami to Buenos Aires||Miami||$10949|
|2021 Dec 01||18 days, one-way from Miami to Callao||Miami||$8049|
|2021 Dec 19||20 days, one-way from Callao to Buenos Aires||Callao|
|2022 Jan 08||20 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to San Antonio||Buenos Aires|
|2022 Jan 28||50 days, one-way from San Antonio to Miami||San Antonio|
|2022 Jan 28||29 days, one-way from San Antonio to Rio de Janeiro||San Antonio|
|2022 Jan 28||17 days, one-way from San Antonio to Buenos Aires||San Antonio|
|2022 Feb 14||33 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Miami||Buenos Aires|
|2022 Feb 14||12 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro||Buenos Aires|
|2022 Feb 26||21 days, one-way from Rio de Janeiro to Miami||Rio de Janeiro|
|2022 Mar 19||26 days, one-way from Miami to Venice||Miami|
|2022 Mar 19||16 days, one-way from Miami to Civitavecchia||Miami|
|2022 Apr 04||10 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Venice||Civitavecchia|
|2022 Apr 14||7 days, one-way from Venice to Civitavecchia||Venice|
|2022 Apr 25||7 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Barcelona||Monte Carlo||$3099|
|2022 May 02||12 days, one-way from Barcelona to Venice||Barcelona||$5449|
|2022 May 14||22 days, one-way from Venice to Southampton||Venice|
|2022 May 14||10 days, one-way from Venice to Civitavecchia||Venice||$4749|
|2022 May 24||24 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Copenhagen||Civitavecchia|
|2022 May 24||12 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Southampton||Civitavecchia|
|2022 Jun 05||12 days, one-way from Southampton to Copenhagen||Southampton||$6149|
|2022 Jun 17||22 days, one-way from Copenhagen to Portsmouth UK||Copenhagen|
|2022 Jun 17||12 days, one-way from Copenhagen to Oslo||Copenhagen|
|2022 Jun 29||22 days, one-way from Oslo to Copenhagen||Oslo|
|2022 Jun 29||10 days, one-way from Oslo to Portsmouth UK||Oslo|
|2022 Jul 09||12 days, one-way from Portsmouth UK to Copenhagen||Portsmouth UK||$6399|
|2022 Jul 21||10 days, one-way from Copenhagen to Stockholm||Copenhagen|
|2022 Aug 07||10 days, one-way from Copenhagen to Stockholm||Copenhagen|
|2022 Aug 17||7 days, one-way from Stockholm to Copenhagen||Stockholm||$3999|
|2022 Aug 24||11 days, one-way from Copenhagen to Stockholm||Copenhagen||$7699|
|2022 Sep 04||9 days, one-way from Stockholm to Oslo||Stockholm||$5099|
|2022 Sep 13||28 days, one-way from Oslo to Lisbon||Oslo|
|2022 Sep 13||14 days, one-way from Oslo to IJmuiden||Oslo||$6749|
|2022 Sep 27||21 days, one-way from IJmuiden to Barcelona||IJmuiden|
|2022 Sep 27||14 days, one-way from IJmuiden to Lisbon||IJmuiden|
|2022 Oct 11||21 days, one-way from Lisbon to Piraeus||Lisbon|
|2022 Oct 11||7 days, one-way from Lisbon to Barcelona||Lisbon||$3599|
|2022 Oct 18||14 days, one-way from Barcelona to Piraeus||Barcelona||$8199|
|2022 Oct 18||24 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia||Barcelona|
|2022 Nov 01||10 days, one-way from Piraeus to Civitavecchia||Piraeus||$5199|
|2022 Nov 01||18 days, one-way from Piraeus to Monte Carlo||Piraeus|
|2022 Nov 11||8 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Monte Carlo||Civitavecchia||$4199|
|2022 Nov 11||23 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Miami||Civitavecchia|
|2022 Nov 19||15 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Miami||Monte Carlo||$3899|
|2022 Dec 04||14 days, round-trip Ultimate Caribbean Miami to Miami||Miami||$3499|
|2022 Dec 18||21 days, one-way from Miami to Rio de Janeiro||Miami||$6899|
Oceania Marina Review
Review of Oceania Marina
The 2011-built Oceania Marina cruise ship is one of the company's newest vessels, with sistership Riviera. Both liners were constructed by Fincantieri's Sestri Ponente shipyard (in Genoa Italy) and designed by the Norwegian marine architecture company Y&S "Petter Yran and Bjorn Storbratten".
History - construction and ownership
Oceania Cruises is a US passenger shipping company and luxury travel brand owned by NCLH-Norwegian (shipowner), Between April 2007 and September 2014, the company (as part of "Prestige Cruise Holdings") was owned by Apollo Management LP - one of the world's largest private investment equity funds. Since September 2014, Oceania and the sister company RSSC-Regent are owned by NCLH - acquired at the total cost of USD 3 billion. Oceania ships offer luxury cruises with relatively shorter itineraries, as well as Around The World voyages up to 180 days in length.
The 1260-passenger ship Marina debuted in January 2011 as the first newbuild of Oceania Cruises. Shiny, large and chic, Marina marks a huge step forward for the upper-premium line.
Cruise itinerary program
Oceania Marina itinerary program is based on luxury world cruises to exotic destinations in the South Pacific, (sailing out of Australia, New Zealand, French Polynesia), South America, Canada/New England, Europe (the Mediterranean, Canary Islands, Baltic). Oceania Marina offers Panama Canal transits and transatlantic repositioning crossings.
Decks and Cabins
Oceania Marina staterooms (629 total in 17 grades/based on the sisterships' design) include 147 Suites, 444 Balcony, 20 Oceanview, 18 Interior. Most (94%) are the 240 ft2 / 22 m2 sized Balcony cabins. The largest passenger accommodations are the aft-facing Owners Suites (1335 ft2 / 124 m2 plus 665 ft2 / 62 m2 wraparound terrace).
The boat has 15 decks, of which 12 are passenger-accessible and 6 with cabins.
Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks
Oceania Cruises Marina ship offers four reservations-only restaurants, plus a buffet restaurant and casual snack spots. Speciality restaurants come with no additional charge but require reservations. The most high-profile of all is Jacques, the first restaurant ever created, on land or sea, by celebrity chef Jacques Pepin. Jacques is designed with the feel of a French bistro and focuses on traditional French cuisine. Other speciality restaurants include the Polo Grill steakhouse and the Mediterranean Toscana - both carry-overs from the earlier ships of the line, and Red Ginger, which is an excellent pan-Asian spot.
Follows the complete list of Marina restaurants and food bars.
- Red Ginger (feng shui Asia speciality restaurant with a 5-course “tasting” and a la carte menu)
- Jacques (124-seat complimentary dinner restaurant, reservations-only; features French cuisine by chef Pepin)
- Grand Dining Room (complimentary 340-seat restaurant for open seating Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner; offers French-inspired dishes, and menus change daily)
- Waves Grill (casual dining fast-food bar; serves the pool deck area with made-to-order daily specialities and gelato ice cream)
- Terrace Cafe & Bar (casual buffet restaurant, complimentary; open for breakfast and lunch; features indoor and outdoor sitting areas; the Terrace Bar serves as a small pizzeria as well; the Terrace Cafe transforms into “Tapas On The Terrace” at night serving traditional Mediterranean cuisine)
- Culinary Center (for cooking classes and demos; hosts the “Gourmet Explorer Series” which consist of 20 new cooking classes; there is also "La Technique" - an exclusive cooking class focusing on the techniques of master chef Chef Jaques Pepin.
- La Reserve (24-seat wine bar at surcharge; offers wine tastings and a 7-course dinner menu)
- Toscana (96-seat Italian fine dining restaurant, dinner-only, reservations-only, complimentary; offers traditional Italian cuisine)
- Polo Grill (96-seat Steakhouse restaurant, complimentary; reservations required)
- Privee (a limited capacity private dining room, between Toscana and Polo, 10-seat, charge $1000 for the entire room; features Chef’s Table and 7-course gourmet menu)
- In October 2015, Oceania announced its plan to combine the Toscana and Polo Grill speciality restaurants into a new venue - “Tuscan Steak”, with quality wood panelling decorated with platinum and silver. The gourmet dinner menu of the new restaurant includes items, such as “Bistecca alla Fiorentina”, “Maine Lobster & Shrimp Fra Diavol”, “Tuscan Porterhouse Steak”, and the signature pork chops of Oceania Cruises “Iberico de Bellota”. At the entrance, there is a wine cellar with a selection of fine wines.
Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport
Much of the inspiration for the layout of Marina came from such high-end establishments as Miami's Mondrian Hotel, the Palm Court at NYC's Plaza Hotel and Bouchon dining venue in Napa. Marina cruise ship is not a true luxury vessel; her cruises sell at a more moderate price point and are considerably less inclusive. Cruisers should bring out their wallets for a range of fares charged a la carte, from cocktails to enrichment programs and facilities.
Follows the complete list of Marina lounges, clubs and other entertainment venues for kids, teens and adults.
- Marina Lounge (main showroom/theatre for live evening entertainment and themed dancing parties; hosts daily trivia quizzes, lectures and presentations)
- The Casino (operates with USD bets; served by the Casino Bar)
- Martinis (a piano bar serving a variety of Martinis)
- Three Boutiques (duty-free perfumes, jewellery, Oceania-logo merchandise, clothes, gifts, convenience goods)
- Upper Hall lounge area (with grand piano for live performances; served by the Martinis Bar)
- Grand Bar (wine bar; hosts wine tastings; served by Baristas making complimentary illy beverages)
- Concierge Lounge (Concierge Level and Suite guests lounge)
- Executive Lounge (Concierge-Level Balcony and Suite guests)
- Artist Loft (educational centre for Oceania Cruises’ enrichment programmes)
- Marina Wellness Center (includes a Spa Terrace, Spa Whirlpool, Steam Rooms, Treatment Rooms, Styling Salon, Canyon Ranch Spa Club, Fitness/Gym, and Boardroom (cards playing and board games; Canyon Ranch Spa Club treatments include: Acupuncture, Ayurveda, Healing Energy, Body Wraps and Scrubs, Skin Care, Tanning, Massages and Exotic Treatments.)
- Oceania@Sea (24-hour Internet computers room; Private lessons/group classes are also provided)
- Pool area (with one swimming pool, two Whirlpools, sunbathing area and a Band Stand; served by the Waves Bar)
- Sanctuary (outdoor shaded area with loungers)
- The Patio (outdoor shaded lounge with chairs, daybeds, sofas)
- Baristas (patisserie & speciality coffee bar serving illy coffees, complimentary)
- Horizons (Lounge & Bar served by the Horizons Bar; has floor-ceiling windows, live entertainment, full bar; also serves Afternoon Tea; becomes a nightclub at night)
- Fitness Track (Power Walking/Jogging Track), Promenade (Deck 6)
- The Library (1000+ books of which many port-destination guide books); Board Room
- Sun Deck (served by the Polo Bar; has sunloungers, showers, deck games - Shuffleboard, Golf Driving Net, 9-hole Mini-Golf putting greens, paddle tennis).
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Oceania Marina Wiki
Oceania Marina ship is the first of the line's two newbuilt vessels. Her sister and fleet mate is ms Riviera. On September 2, 2014, the NCL Norwegian company purchased the company "Prestige Cruise Holdings" (owner of Oceania and RSSC-Regent Seven Seas) for USD 3,025 billion, thus becoming the official owner of all vessels in both fleets.
The line's owner NCL Norwegian received government's permission to operate cruises to Cuba from the USA, with three Oceania ships - Marina (starting at the end of 2016), Regatta (starting in 2017) and Insignia (Nov-Dec 2017). Oceania ships operated a variety of itineraries, including a circumnavigation of Cuba (with stops in ports Cienfuegos and Havana) and also visiting Cuba as part of some Panama Canal transition cruises.
The Apollo Group company provides all Oceania ships with the entire onboard hotel product and services. This includes administration, food staff (preparation and serving), housekeeping staff, also the vessel's provisioning and crewing. Other cruise lines served by Apollo are Thomson UK (Marella Cruises) and RSSC-Regent.
Oceania Marina 2020 refurbishment review
Ship's drydock refurbishment in May 2020 (by company's OceaniaNEXT project) will result in several deckplan changes (details soon to be announced). What is known so far is adding a new cabin category (Owner Suite) designed by Trevor R. Howells (Los Angeles-based interior design firm).
Owner Suites are 2-room cabins furnished with Ralph Lauren Home furniture. The colour scheme is white-navy blue-camel-creme. Upholstery and fabrics are in melange (stripes and solids), with pops in silver-gold-metallic. Suite's foyer features premium wood panelling and stone flooring (limestone, black cabochon). The in-cabin bar is mahogany and with a quartzite stone top.
Suite's living room has floor-ceiling windows, Grimaldi-weave sail white fabrics, self-playing piano (made from polished ebony - black hardwood), sectional sofa (with navy blue cushions), mahogany lounge chair. Suite's dining room has a Mayfair table and Barrett Medium Knurled chandelier (natural brass). Master bedroom has a King-size bed, Mayfair Bergere armchairs, nickel-trimmed lighting.
Suite's wraparound balcony is premium teak-floored and fitted with custom-made (by Ralph Lauren) outdoor lounge furniture.
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