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Ocean Star Pacific | Ocean Star Cruises
MV Aquamarine anchored off Patmos Greece
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Ocean Star Pacific | Ocean Star Cruises
The ship now known as Aquamarine, sailed as Arielle (shown here) from 2006-2008.
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Ocean Star Pacific is a cruise ship operated by Ocean Star Cruises a Mexico-based company founded in 2010. The 193 m long ship has over 500 cabins and can cater for 1231 passengers. There are seven passenger decks. She one of three ships originally ordered by Royal Caribbean, a sister ship to Ocean Pearl and Oriental Dragon. The Ocean Star Pacific has been docked Mazatlan in Mexico in early 2012 for repairs.

The MV Ocean Star Pacific was bought from Louis Cruises to sail the Mexican Riviera.

Ocean Star Pacific was originally built for Royal Caribbean in 1970 at Wärtsilä Helsinki New Shipyard in Helsinki, Finland. She was launched as the Nordic Prince and commenced service in 1971 cruising on the Caribbean. She was sold to Sun Cruises in 1995 and renamed the MV Carousel. In 2004 she was sold to Louis Cruise Lines, Cyprus and renamed to MV Aquamarine which sailed the Mediterranean. She was charted to Transocean Tours from 2006 until 2008 sailing as the MV Arielle. In late 2010 she was sold to Ocean Star Cruises who renamed the ship Ocean Star Pacific.

Ocean Star Pacific dining options include two dining rooms and Lido buffet.

Entertainment options include lounge, bars, disco, casino, children club, Beauty Salon, gym, basketball court, volleyball court, swimming pool, sauna and massage.

the ship has over 500 cabins, including 339m outside staterooms. Accommodation options include inside staterooms. outside staterooms, junior suite and Royal suite.

Ship Summary
Operator:Ocean Star Cruises
Built by:Wärtsilä Helsinki New Shipyard, Helsinki, Finland
Date Completed:1971
Gross Tonnage:23149
Length:193.65 m
Width:24 m