The fleet of the famous franchise of cruise ships, composed of magnificent boats of average size, that offer their own comforts of the great chain of cruise lines is having two more acquisitions from Fincantieri that will be sailing on 2022 and 2025.
Oceania notified the two ships will weight 67.000 gross ton, keeping its signature Allura-class vessels which are able to lodge just around 1.200 passengers; the vessels will also include all known “Marina and Riviera” facilities, “affording guests an additional level of comfort, convenience, and many new luxury amenities”, explained the president of Oceania Cruises, Bob Binder.
The Cruise Line is expanding its already large rates in budgeting the best boats, and these new cruise ships demonstrate it. Parent company Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings president and chief officer Frank del Río assured: “We are excited to expand the Oceania Cruises fleet with our new Allura-class ships to meet the strong demand for upscale culinary-and destination-focused cruise vacations around the globe”.
“This new class of ships will further elevate the already best-in-class guest experience at Oceania Cruises and meaningfully strengthen demand from both new and loyal returning guests, which will ultimately drive further returns for shareholders.” he also added.
Having not ordered new cruise ships since their last Marina and Riviera vessels in 2016, the cruise line secured an export credit with beneficial financing resolutions with an 80% fund for each ship cost, according to be subject of certain Italian government acceptances.
The Fincantieri chief executive Giuseppe Bono mentioned the following lines to highlight the announcement: “The order we are announcing today, indeed, reiterates not only our first place in the luxury sector, but at the same time it further strengthens an unprecedented leadership in the cruise sector, with a backlog of 55 vessels to be built for most of the brands operating on this market and deliveries extending all the way to 2027.”