The Nautica

Saturday, 1 June 2019 - 01:00 pm (CET/MEZ) Berlin | Author/Destination:
Category/Kategorie: Cruise Ships, Yacht of the Month

in Tallinn © Pjotr Mahhonin/cc-by-sa-4.0

in Tallinn © Pjotr Mahhonin/cc-by-sa-4.0

MS Nautica is a cruise ship, built for Renaissance cruises as part of their R class. Nautica is now owned and operated by Oceania Cruises, where she is part of their Regatta Class. She was built in 2000 by the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France for Renaissance Cruises as MS R Five. Between 2002 and 2004 she sailed for Pullmantur Cruises before entering service with her current owners in 2005.

R Five was the fifth ship in a series of eight identical cruise ships built between 1998 and 2001 by Chantiers de l’Atlantique at Saint-Nazaire, France for Renaissance Cruises. Her keel was laid on 22 March 1999 and she was launched from drydock on 31 July 1999. Following fitting out, the R Five was delivered to Renaissance Cruises on 29 January 2000.

© Piergiuliano Chesi/cc-by-3.0 in Kobe © 663highland/cc-by-2.5 in Liverpool © geograph.org.uk - El Pollock/cc-by-sa-2.0 in Livorno © Piergiuliano Chesi/cc-by-3.0 in Tallinn © Pjotr Mahhonin/cc-by-sa-4.0 in Valletta, Malta © Oren Rozen/cc-by-sa-4.0
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in Liverpool © geograph.org.uk - El Pollock/cc-by-sa-2.0
On 1 February 2000 the R Five entered service with Renaissance Cruises on cruises in the Mediterranean. She stayed in service until 25 September 2001, when Renaissance Cruises was declared bankrupt due to financial difficulties caused by the September 11 attacks. Alongside six of her sister ships the R Five was laid up at Gibraltar. In December 2001 she was sold to the France-based Cruiseinvest and alongside her sisters was moved to Marseille, France for a further lay-up.

MS Nautica is scheduled to undergo a significant renovation in June 2020 as a part of the company’s $100 million OceaniaNEXT program.

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