|Photographer:||Navarino [View profile]||Title:||Odysseus||Added:||Aug 18, 2009|
|Captured:||August 11, 1989||IMO:||5284780||Hits:||2,188|
|Location:||Porto Marghera, Venice, Italy|
||Cruise Ships built 1961-1970|
|Epirotiki's MTS ODYSSEUS moored in Venice after a Mediteranean/Black Sea Cruise in August1989.
Build as M/S PRINCESA ISABEL.
Build @ 1962 Soc. Espanola de Construccion Naval, Bilbao, Spain.
Yard Number. 104.
Dimensions. 145,90 x 18,65 x 7,40 m.
Grt/ Dwt. 9639/ 3300.
Engines. Two 8-cyl, B&W-Espanola diesels.
Power. 6766 kW.
1961 01 18. Keel laid.
Delivered on the 30th August 1962 to Companhia de Navegacao Lloyd Brasileiro, Brasil.
1962. Trading in Brasil coat line up to South America countries
1969 10. Sold to Dominion Navigation Co, Melbourne, Australia. Re-named MARCO POLO.
1969-1977 . Employed in the far-east routes.
1978 Sold to Kavounides Shipping Co, Pireus, subsidiary Arkley Navigation Co. Hong Kong, employed on the Hong-Kong-Kobe route.
1980 04 Transferred to Arkley navigation, Piraeus, Greece trading as Aquamarine International Cruises- Piraeus, renamed AQUAMARINE, under Greek flag, call sign J4GU, home port Piraeus.
Was delivered to Khalkis Shipyard S.A., for internal refit and an external modification on her structure, changing her original external design and employed on cruising.
1980. Employed on cruises to Australia and inherent markets.
1981. Taken by Commercial Bank of Greece.
1981 08 18. laid up in Eliseus, Greece.
1988. Sold to Epirotiki Lines, Piraeus, Greece and changed name into M/S “ ODYSSEUS”.
1995 12 01. Sold to Royal Olympic Cruises, Piraeus, Greece.
2005 04 06. Sold after Roc bankruptcy via auction to Mantovana Holding Ltd, Panama.
2005 05. Re-named LUCKY STAR.
2005. Used as a casino cruise ship operating off- Macau.
2006. Used as a casino cruise ship now operating off- Singapore.
2008. Sold to Indian ship breakers. Re-named LUCKY.