Oceania Riviera

Oceania Riviera current position

Oceania Riviera current location is at Caribbean Sea (coordinates 18.49976 N / -65.60242 W) cruising at speed of 15.2 kn (28 kph/ 17 mph) en route to SAN JUAN, PUERTO R. The AIS position was reported 4 minutes ago.

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Current itinerary of Oceania Riviera

Oceania Riviera current cruise is 26 days, one-way from Marseille to Miami. The itinerary starts on 07 Nov, 2021 and ends on 03 Dec, 2021.

Date / TimePort
07 Nov 23:00    Departing from Marseille, France Riviera hotels
08 Nov 08:00 - 18:00    Toulon, France Riviera, La Seyne-sur-Mer
09 Nov 12:00 - 20:00    Palma de Mallorca, Majorca Island, Balearic Spain
10 Nov 12:00 - 20:00    Cartagena Spain, Murcia
11 Nov 08:00 - 18:00    Melilla, Spanish Morocco
12 Nov 08:00 - 17:00    Alicante, Spain
14 Nov 11:00 - 20:00    Valletta, Malta
15 Nov 08:00 - 18:00    Catania, Sicily Italy
16 Nov 08:00 - 18:00    Naples, Italy
17 Nov 06:00 - 18:00    Civitavecchia, Rome, Italy
18 Nov 08:00 - 16:00    Villefranche-sur-Mer, Nice, France Riviera
19 Nov 08:00 - 18:00    Barcelona, Spain
21 Nov 08:00 - 19:00    Casablanca, Morocco
23 Nov 08:00 - 17:00    Santa Cruz de la Palma, Canary Islands
29 Nov 10:00 - 18:00    Gustavia, Saint Barthelemy Island
30 Nov 08:00 - 18:00    San Juan, Puerto Rico
03 Dec 08:00    Arriving in Miami, Florida hotels

Specifications of Oceania Riviera

Year built2012  /  Age: 9
Flag state Marshall Islands
BuilderFincantieri (Sestri Ponente, Genoa Italy)
Building costUSD 500 million
Owner(NCLH) Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd
OperatorOceania Cruises Inc
Speed20 kn / 37 kph / 23 mph
Length (LOA)251 m / 823 ft
Beam (width)32 m / 105 ft
Gross Tonnage66172 gt
Passengers1258 - 1447
Crew800
Passengers-to-space ratio46
Decks15
Cabins629
Decks with cabins6
Last Refurbishment2019
Sister-shipsOceania Marina, Oceania Vista
Christened byCat Cora
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Oceania Riviera Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2021 Oct 18 20 days, one-way from Istanbul to Marseille Istanbul
2021 Oct 28 10 days, one-way from Trieste to Marseille Trieste $3549
2021 Nov 07 26 days, one-way from Marseille to Miami Marseille
2021 Nov 07 10 days, one-way from Marseille to Civitavecchia Marseille $3499
2021 Nov 17 16 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Miami Civitavecchia $4249
2021 Dec 03 10 days, round-trip Atlantic Amber Gems Miami to Miami Miami $2999
2021 Dec 13 10 days, round-trip Mayan Miami Montage Miami to Miami Miami $2899
2021 Dec 23 12 days, round-trip Sunny Festivities Miami to Miami Miami $4749
2022 Jan 04 73 days, round-trip Island Time Odyssey Miami to Miami Miami
2022 Jan 04 10 days, round-trip Atlantic Amber Gems Miami to Miami Miami $3499
2022 Jan 14 14 days, round-trip Caribbean Charms Miami to Miami Miami $5249
2022 Jan 28 10 days, round-trip Atlantic Amber Gems Miami to Miami Miami $3849
2022 Feb 07 12 days, round-trip Bays to Beaches Miami to Miami Miami
2022 Feb 19 17 days, round-trip Sunny Seascapes Miami to Miami Miami
2022 Feb 19 7 days, round-trip Tropical Retreats Miami to Miami Miami $4299
2022 Feb 26 10 days, round-trip Atlantic Amber Gems Miami to Miami Miami $4299
2022 Mar 08 10 days, round-trip Atlantic Amber Gems Miami to Miami Miami $5049
2022 Mar 18 17 days, one-way from Miami to Barcelona Miami
2022 Mar 18 10 days, one-way from Miami to Lisbon Miami
2022 Mar 28 7 days, one-way from Lisbon to Barcelona Lisbon $3599
2022 Apr 04 21 days, round-trip Romantic Sojourn Barcelona to Barcelona Barcelona $7849
2022 Apr 04 11 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia Barcelona $4749
2022 Apr 15 10 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Barcelona Civitavecchia $4549
2022 Apr 25 12 days, one-way from Barcelona to Venice Barcelona $5499
2022 May 07 10 days, one-way from Venice to Civitavecchia Venice
2022 May 07 22 days, one-way from Venice to Tarragona Venice
2022 May 17 12 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Tarragona Civitavecchia $6299
2022 May 29 17 days, one-way from Tarragona to Civitavecchia Tarragona
2022 May 29 7 days, one-way from Tarragona to Monte Carlo Tarragona $5149
2022 Jun 05 10 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Civitavecchia Monte Carlo $5449
2022 Jun 15 10 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Barcelona Civitavecchia $5549
2022 Jun 25 22 days, one-way from Barcelona to Istanbul Barcelona $10099
2022 Jun 25 12 days, one-way from Barcelona to Venice Barcelona
2022 Jul 07 10 days, one-way from Venice to Istanbul Venice $7199
2022 Jul 17 10 days, one-way from Istanbul to Piraeus Istanbul
2022 Jul 27 10 days, round-trip Aegean Wonders Athens to Athens Piraeus $5499
2022 Aug 06 12 days, one-way from Piraeus to Barcelona Piraeus $7599
2022 Aug 18 17 days, one-way from Barcelona to Venice Barcelona
2022 Aug 18 10 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia Barcelona
2022 Aug 28 17 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Istanbul Civitavecchia
2022 Aug 28 7 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Venice Civitavecchia
2023 Jan 04 10 days, round-trip Enticing Caribbean Miami to Miami Miami $2899
2023 Jan 04 77 days, round-trip Silhouettes of Sunshine Miami to Miami Miami $28199
2023 Jan 14 17 days, round-trip Caribbean Kaleidoscope Miami to Miami Miami $6199
2023 Jan 14 10 days, round-trip Enticing Caribbean Miami to Miami Miami $3099
2023 Jan 24 17 days, round-trip Eastward to Leeward Miami to Miami Miami $6599
2023 Jan 24 7 days, round-trip Tropical Retreats Miami to Miami Miami $2899
2023 Jan 31 10 days, round-trip Enticing Caribbean Miami to Miami Miami $3399
2023 Feb 10 20 days, round-trip Atolls to the Yucatan Miami to Miami Miami $7749
2023 Feb 10 10 days, round-trip Enticing Caribbean Miami to Miami Miami $3399
2023 Feb 20 20 days, round-trip Jewels of the Caribbean Miami to Miami Miami $7499

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The 2012-built Oceania Riviera cruise ship is one of the fleet's newest, with sistership Marina. 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".

The vessel (IMO number 9438078) is currently Marshall Islands-flagged (MMSI 538004353) and registered in Majuro.

A modified version of this design is Oceania's new "Allura Class" ships currently on order/under construction - Vista (2023) and TBN (2025).

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.

Oceania Riviera cruise ship

The 1300-passenger ship Riviera was launched on May 11, 2012. MS Riviera's godmother was "Iron Chef" and Food Network star Cat Cora, a fitting choice for a cruise company that is aimed at enthusiastic foodies.

In February 2016, Oceania Cruises won six “best for” awards for the luxurious mid-sized mv Riviera, voted for by Cruise Critic readers. The sophisticated ship dominated by being voted for having the best service, dining, staterooms, public rooms and embarkation process on board. Not only this, but Oceania Cruises was also cited in the top 5 in an additional 3 categories. Oceania Riviera awards are in the following categories: Best Cruise Ship for Embarkation, Best Cruise Ship for Dining, Best Cruises Ship for Service, Best Cruise Ship Cabins, Best Cruise Ship Public Rooms and Best Cruises Overall. Riviera features the 5-star luxury that Oceania has always been well known for. The cruise ship reflects the line’s key pillars of service, comfort and the finest cuisine at sea.

Decks and Cabins

Oceania Riviera staterooms (629 total, in 17 grades) 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 Riviera 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 Riviera 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 paneling 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

Such as her sister ship Marina, Riviera cruise liner sports some of cruising's most palatial rooms, featuring furnishings from Ralph Lauren Home and layouts by Dakota Jackson of New York and S.B. Long designers of Greenwich, Connecticut. The cruise liner also has a Lalique-designed grand lobby, ten restaurants and many bars and lounges. Amenities include a full-service Canyon Ranch SpaClub, Bon Appetit Culinary Center (for demos and cooking classes), and the La Reserve by Wine Spectator wine bar lounge.

Oceania Riviera cruise ship

Follows the complete list of Riviera lounges, clubs and other entertainment venues for kids, teens and adults.

  • Riviera 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, jewelry, 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 center for Oceania Cruises’ enrichment programs)
  • Riviera 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 (on 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, tennis court).

Itineraries

MS Riviera's itinerary program is based on Caribbean roundtrips out of Miami Florida. During summer, the ship cruises in the Mediterranean with departures mainly from Barcelona, Rome, Venice, with Transatlantic repositioning crossings.

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Oceania Riviera ship is the second of the line's two newbuild vessels. Her sister and fleet mate is ms Marina. The vessel was christened on May 11, 2012, in Barcelona. Her Godmother is the professional chef Cat Cora, the "Iron Chef" of America. Her Inaugural cruise was in the region of the Mediterranean Sea. It started in Italy (Venice) and ended ten days later in Greece (Athens).

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 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 Riviera 2019 refurbishment review

The ship's drydock refurbishment in April 2019 (an OceaniaNEXT project) resulted in several deckplan changes (details to be announced soon). 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 color 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 paneling and stone flooring (limestone, black cabochon). The in-cabin bar is mahogany and with a quartzite stone top.

The 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. The suite's dining room has a Mayfair table and Barrett Medium Knurled chandelier (natural brass). The Master Bedroom has a King-size bed, Mayfair Bergere armchairs, nickel-trimmed lighting.

The Suite's wraparound balcony is premium teak-floored and fitted with custom-made (by Ralph Lauren) outdoor lounge furniture.

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