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Arion | Classic International Cruises
MS Arion in Pula, Croatia
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Arion | Classic International Cruises
MS Arion in Pula, Croatia
Photograph by Orlovic. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)





ARION FACTS

Description
Arion is a smaller cruise ship, carrying around 320 passengers, and has the feel of a large yacht. Her smaller size allows the shop to visit ports that are not accessible to large cruise ships. The ship has a European crew of around 130.

History
MS Arion was built in Pula, Croatia in 1965 and was originally named the Istra, a Yugoslavian passenger ship. She was bought by Arcalia Shipping Company (ASC) in 2000 and underwent extensive reconstruction. ASC became Classic International.

Dining
There is a restaurant offering international cuisine prepared by international chefs. For more informal eating, there is also the Lido Lounge Bar.

Entertainment
Facilities onboard include main lounge which seats 3000 and presents live entertainment in the evenings. There is also a piano bar, club room, boutique, beauty salon and casino. On the promenade deck, there is a swimming pool, and space to enjoy the sun and ocean views.

Cabins
There are 162 passenger cabins, most of which are outside cabins. There are only 16 inside cabins. All cabins are have en suite facilities.

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Ship Summary
Operator:Classic International Cruises
Built by:Brodogadiliste Uljanik, Pula , Croatia
Date Completed:1965
Gross Tonnage:5888
Length:118 m
Width:16.5 m
Decks:5
Passengers:320
Crew:130
IMO:6419057