SINGAPORE, 8 September 2021: Oceania Cruises welcomed its first passengers in 524 days (almost 18 months) when the cruise line’s Marina resumed sailings last week from Copenhagen.
Marina is the first ship to resume sailing for Oceania
Cruises and will quickly be followed by Riviera, which resumes sailing in the
Greek Isles on 18 October 2021, and Insignia from Miami on 21 December 2021, to
kick off the epic six-month-long “Around the World in 180 Days” voyage.
“Today is one of those days we will all remember for a
lifetime as our guests start to explore the world once again,” stated Oceania
Cruises president and CEO Bob Binder.
Marina’s first voyage sailed from Copenhagen to ports in
Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Finland prior to
concluding in Stockholm.
The ship will spend the remainder of the summer and autumn
cruising around Western Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Greek Isles prior to
setting sail for Miami, where she will arrive on 1 December.
Sirena resumes sailing in the Caribbean on 21 January 2022,
and Regatta will start sailing on 5 February 2022 in Polynesia, followed by
Nautica in the Mediterranean on 1 April 2022.
All Oceania Cruises voyages are operating with a requirement
that 100% of guests and crew are vaccinated.
Owned by the Norwegian Cruise Line headquartered in Miami,
Oceania Cruises has seven ships, each with a capacity for around 1,200 guests.
Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas
Cruises brands have a combined fleet of 28 ships with nearly 60,000 berths. The
company has nine additional ships scheduled for delivery through 2027, comprising
approximately 24,000 berths.