Saturday, June 04, 2011

Two ex-Renaissance sisters in Lisbon

Two of the eight former Renaissance Cruises R One-class cruise ships visited Lisbon on 3rd June 2011: Princess Cruises OCEAN PRINCESS, ex-TAHITIAN PRINCESS, ex-R FOUR (30.277 GT / 1999) and Oceania Cruises INSIGNIA ex-R ONE (30.299 GT / 1998).
Both ships left the river Tagus on the afternoon and were photographed off Oeiras, at the Tagus Bar.
All eight sister were built at St. Nazaire by Chantiers de L'Atlantique between 1998 and 2001 and their original careers were short lived as Renaissance went bankrupt soon after September 11th 2001.

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