Oceania Cruises of Miami, Florida, plans to operate the M/S Insignia, of Marshall Islands registry, on one cruise that will enter the Treaty Area for approximately 72 hours for scenic cruising. The vessel can carry a maximum of 777 passengers, and 405 staff and crew. No landings are planned.
M/S Insignia was built in 1998 and refurbished in 2004. The vessel is593.7 feet in length, has an 83.5 feet beam, a draft of 19.5 feet, and weighs 30,200 tons. Her average cruising speed is 18 knots and the vessel also has stabilizers.
ITINERARY: Sites visited may vary depending on weather and ice conditions, and may include Paradise Bay and Deception Island.
Schedule for the cruise follows:
- Depart Ushuaia December 25, 2004, arrive Puerto Madryn December 31 (in Treaty area December 26 - 28).