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MS Regatta

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MS Regatta was built for Renaissance Cruises as an R-class cruise ship, she is owned and operated by Oceania Cruises where she is part of their Regatta class.[3] She was built in 1998 by the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in St. Nazaire, France for Renaissance Cruises as R Two. Between 2002 and 2003 she sailed as Insignia before receiving her current name.[1]

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Regatta in Fremantle, Australia, January 2018
History
Name
  • 1998–2002: R Two
  • 2002–2003: Insignia
  • 2003—present: Regatta[1][2]
Owner
Operator
  • 1998–2001: Renaissance Cruises
  • 2001–2002: laid up
  • 2002–2003: Oceania Cruises
  • 2003: TMR
  • 2003—present: Oceania Cruises[1][2]
Port of registry
BuilderChantiers de l'Atlantique, St. Nazaire, France
Cost£150 million[3]
Yard numberI31[1]
AcquiredNovember 1998[1]
In service1998[1]
Identification
StatusIn service
General characteristics [1]
Class and type
Tonnage
Length180.96 m (593 ft 8 in)
Beam25.46 m (83 ft 6 in)
Draught5.95 m (19 ft 6 in)
Decks9 (passenger accessible)[3]
Installed power
Propulsion2 propellers[3]
Speed18 knots (33 km/h; 21 mph)
Capacity
  • 684 passengers (lower berths)
  • 824 passengers (all berths)[3]
Crew386[3]
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