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» Marco Polo
Owned by: Orient Line
sub-company of NCL, Orient Line has just one vessel under it's name and
she is Marco Polo. Previously named Alexandr Pushkin from 1965 - 1991
she's getting to be quite an old lady! Originally she was built by
Mathias-Thesen Werft, Germany and in 1991 for 2 years she was rebuilt
under the supervision of Knud Hansen, naval architects.
Polo is a lovely looking vessel and her striking blue hull really add
something different to her. Shes not huge by today's standards but has a
very well proportioned 12 decks totalling 22,080 tons. She has a length
of 578ft, a width of 77ft and a draft of up to 27ft and will cruise as a
just under 20 knots. People-wise she'll carry up to 826 passengers and
350 crew, as an added bonus she has 2 'launches' which are used as
If you get the chance to see Marco Polo, take a look - she's worth it!
Below are photographed events the Marco Polo has been seen at.
07/06/04 - Waiting For a Big Girl