MS Insignia (Oceania Cruises)


This R-Class ship was built in 1998 for Renaissance Cruises, originally named R One, she was the second ship acquired by Oceania Cruises when she entered service for the cruise line in 2004.


R One was the first of a further eight brand new ships ordered by the now-defunct company that were built between 1998 and 2001.

Ship info

Cruise Line: Oceania Cruises
Status: In service
Ship size: Boutique ship
Ship class: R
Sister ships: None
Passengers: 824
Staterooms: 343
Total crew: 386
Ship length: 181.0 m
Ship beam: 25.5 m
Ship draft: 6.0 m
Tonnage: 30,277
No. of decks: 11
Elevators: 4
Service speed: 18.0 knots
Onboard currency: US Dollar
Registry port:
IMO number: 9156462
Call sign: V7DM2

Build details

Shipyard: Chantiers de l'Atlantique, St. Nazaire, France
Build date: 1998
Build cost: $150 million
Entered service: 1998


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