Oceania Cruises unveil the Marina which is due to join the fleet in 2010. It has double occupancy compared to the present ships. It displaces 66,000 tonnes of seawater. It is 105 feet wide and 782 feet long and its draft is 24 feet long. It was built in Italy by Fincantieri and Sestre Ponente.
It can attain a speed of 20 knots with diesel electric propulsion and two controllable pitch propellers. It has six open air restaurants onboard. It has 629 staterooms for guests – which include 8 Vista Suites, 3 Owner's Suite, 12 Oceania Suites, 124 Penthouse suites, 244 Staterooms with verandas, 200 Concierge Staterooms, 18 Staterooms on the inside and 20 Staterooms with and ocean view.
Oceania Cruises have always aimed at giving unparallel experience to its passengers on board its Regatta Class ships. These are mid-sized ships are a signature Oceania Cruise experience – the Marina has only refined this experience. The Marina is the largest in the Oceania Cruise's fleet yet mid-sized with additional space with more amenities due to well-utilized space. Ocean Cruises offer the best cuisine at sea – of the 6 restaurants, two gourmet restaurants called the Red Ginger and Jacques.
Marina has a Yacht Club which offers food and wine pairings unparallel anywhere in the world. The Biscotto's Coffee Bar offers special coffee and snacks. At the Bon Appétit Culinary Center, the chefs offer hands-on cooking guidance to those who are interested. Marina offers the Studio, an enrichment center where the artists in residence.