MVOceana (previously Ocean Princess), is a cruise ship of the P&O Cruises fleet. The ship was built by Fincantieri at their shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. At 77,000 tonnes, Oceana is the fourth largest of seven ships currently in service with P&O Cruises. She entered service with the company in November 2002 and was named by HRH the Princess Royal in 2003. Oceana is sister ship to Sea Princess, which also served in the P&O Cruises fleet as Adonia between 2003-2005.
Oceana was originally ordered by P&O to serve in the Princess Cruises fleet. She was named by Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal and entered service as Ocean Princess on 16 February 2000. During the winter season, Ocean Princess was positioned in the southern Caribbean, while in summer she operated in Alaskan waters. Shortly after her launch, P&O demerged it's cruise ship operations and Ocean Princess came under the ownership of P&O Princess Cruises PLC, but continuing to serve in the Princess... Read More