Registered Owner: Nautica Acquisition LLC. - Bahamas - Beneficial owner: NCL Bahamas Ltd. _ USA -Operator: Oceania - Cruises Inc. - USA a Prestige Cruise Holdings Comp.
|New company founded 2002 - SHIP AQUIRED BY OCEANIA CRUISES IN NOV.2006|
|Renaissance Cruises filled for bankrupcy sept.2001. All ships has been managed by Cruiseinvest before sold to new owners.|
|Aug-5-2013 Oceania Cruises today announced that Regatta, Insignia and Nautica, will undergo a significant transformation starting early next year in the largest refurbishment program in the company's history.The ships will receive a $50 million upgrade in a six-week timeframe that includes the refurbishment of suites, staterooms and select public rooms, some in the colors and décor-style found on the line's newest ships - Marina and Riviera. The ships' top accommodations, the Owner's and Vista suites, will receive new bathrooms including the addition of oversized showers and new vanities. Original artwork, in-line with the celebrated collection on Marina and Riviera, will be commissioned for all suites and staterooms. Insignia and Nautica being refurbished in Marseilles, France. Nautica will debut on May 16, 2014 in Civitavecchia for her 10-day Cliffs & Coves cruise.|
Shocking moment a cruise ship with 500 people on board broke away from a
Greenock dock as 90mph winds from Storm Ali battered the boat. Operators
for the 11 deck cruise ship said the ‘extremely strong’ winds resulted
in the vessel detaching the boat from moorings with the passengers and
staff on board.
The huge ship battling the winds. The guests and crew members have since been brought ashore with no injuries. A spokesman for Oceania Cruises said:”This morning, while alongside at the port of Greenock, Scotland.
NAUTICA encountered extremely strong winds which resulted in the parting of mooring lines and the vessel being detached from the dock. All guests and crew on board are safe and there were no injuries.
Entered service: 2000 – Refit: 2004/2013/2020 - Gross tonnage: 30.277 - Pass. lower beds: 684 - All berths: 702 - Passenger decks: 9 - Length: 180,95 m. - Beam: 25,46 m. - Draught: 5,9 m. - Drive diesel/electric: 4 diesel engines make Wärtsilä type 12V32LNE - 4 stroke-12 cyl.- Total installed power: 18.240 kW. at n=720 rev/min. - Propulsion: by 2 Cegelec variable frequency propulsion motors of each 6.750 kW. at n=170 rev/min. - 2 Fixed propellers - Service speed 18,5 knots - Max.speed: 21 knots - Built: Chantiers de l'Atlantique - St. Nazaire - France - Yard no. P 31 - Flag: Marshall-Islands - Classification: Lloyds Register of Shipping.
Former Name: R-Five (1998 - 2001) - Blue Dream (Pullmantur) (2002-2004) - Nautica (2005 - until present)
Sisterships: Azamara Quest - Azamara Journey - Insignia - Regatta - Ocean Princess(medio 2016 Sirena) - Pacific Princess - Azamara Persuit.(ex.Adonia).
Passenger space ratio all berts: 43.12
Passenger space ratio lower beds: 44.26
|Nov. 2008 the Nautica was sailing from Safaga, Egypt to Salah, Oman on the Maritime Safety Protection Area. At approximately 9:28 AM (UTC+3) the ship encountered Somalian pirates. Captain Jurica Brajcic ordered the ship to take evasive manoeuvres and to sail away at flank speed. The Nautica was able to outrun her attackers, although the ship was fired at eight times. None of the 684 passengers or 400 crew onboard were injured in the attack.|
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