Oceania Cruises resumes operations with the Marina

Oceania Cruises resumes operations with the Marina

MIAMI — For the first time in 524 days, passengers walked up the gangway to board an Oceania Cruises ship.

The cruise line, which has been on pause since the start of the global pandemic, resumed operations on Aug. 29 with the Marina, its first cruise ship to sail from the port of Copenhagen since 2019. From Copenhagen, Marina will sail to ports in Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Finland prior to concluding in Stockholm. 

Oceania Cruises resumes operations with the Marina

Speaking on the day of departure, Bob Binder, President and CEO of Oceania Cruises, said: “Today is one of those days we will all remember for a lifetime as we reunite with our shipboard families and our guests to start exploring the world once again.”

After its inaugural voyage, the Marina will spend the remainder of the summer and autumn cruising Western Europe, the Mediterranean and the Greek Isles prior to setting sail for Miami where it will arrive on Dec. 1.

Marina will quickly be followed by Riviera, which will resume sailing in the Greek Isles on Oct. 18, 2021, and Insignia from Miami on Dec. 21, 2021, which will kick off its six-month ‘Around the World in 180 Days’ voyage. The Sirena will resume sailing in the Caribbean on Jan. 21, 2022 and Regatta will start sailing on Feb. 5, 2022 in Polynesia followed by Nautica in the Mediterranean on April 1, 2022. 

All Oceania Cruises voyages are operating with 100% fully vaccinated guests and crew. The line is taking a phased approach to resumption and has implemented a SailSAFE Health and Safety Program featuring multiple layers of protection against COVID-19. For full details on protocols click here

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