- Ships: 15
- Events: 24
- Photos: 802
Owned by: P & O
7000 or so tons less than her sister ship, Aurora, Oriana at 69,453
tons is pretty much the 'standard' when you envisage a modern-day cruise
ship. Please don't confuse with her predecessor the first Oriana who
began life back in 1960.
Built by Meyer Werft in Germany and
coming into service in 1995 she was an extremely fast cruise ship with
an cruising speed of 24 knots and able to operate almost anywhere in the
world. Currently she will perform a 90 day cruise each year on top of
her shorter sailings to the Mediterranean, Baltic, Scandinavia and the
Some other statistics which may interest you are she's
106ft in width with a draught of 26ft (both same as Aurora) only
slightly shorter in lengt at 853ft. She will carry a maximum of 2272
passengers and a crew of 794.
Below are photographed events the Oriana has been seen at.
21/05/04 - The World & Oriana Arrival