Monday, August 12, 2013

Cruise Ship "MARINA" at Southampton









Seen here departing Southampton is the Cruise Ship "MARINA", this modern version of the PACIFIC/ISLAND PRINCESS ships from the early seventies, has a distinctive yacht-like profile similar to the latter ships when they entered service more then forty years ago. "MARINA" was built in Italy by FINCANTIERI SESTRI PONENTE and delivered to their owners and operators OCEANIA CRUISES late 2010, her maiden voyage was on the 22.1.2011. This lovely passenger ship cruises at 20 knots and has 66.000 G.T., she has capacity for approximately 1200 passengers, she has a younger sister, the RIVIERA which entered service in May of 2012, both ships are known for sophisticated elegance. Photos taken from Calshot Beach, 10.8.2013

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