Cruise & Maritime Voyages Marco Polo Ship Information

OCG Class
Marco Polo
Year Built1965
Year Last Refurbished2008
Capacity800 passengers


Built as a Soviet trans-Atlantic liner in 1965, the Marco Polo has undergone several renovations and renamings. The decor on the ship is generally classy and understated with wide teak decks, several tastefully decorated bars and lounges, and a library. Cabins are comfortable and simply appointed with one downside, thin walls make it easy to hear neighboring rooms and TVs.

Marco Polo Ship Profile & Stats

  • Cruise Line: Cruise & Maritime Voyages
  • Ship Type: Cruise Ship
  • Line Class: Specialty
  • Former Name: Alexandr Pushkin
  • Registry: Bahamas
  • Year Built: 1965
  • Year Last Refurbished: 2008
  • Capacity: 800 passengers
  • Decks: 8
  • Gross Tonnage: 22,080
  • Length: 578.4 ft
  • Beam: 77.4 ft
  • Average Speed: 16 knots
  • Inside Cabins: 131
  • Outside Cabins: 294
  • Nationality of Officers: International
  • Nationality of Crew: International
  • Number of Crew: 350

Marco Polo On-Board Recreation

  • Outdoor Pools: 1
  • Spa: Yes
  • Casino: Yes

Marco Polo Dining Choices

  • Waldorf Restaurant Cuisine: American, Continental (Capacity: 446)
  • Marco's Restaurant Cuisine: Buffet

Marco Polo Entertainment

  • Marco Polo Lounge: Shows
  • Columbus Lounge: Bar
  • Captain's Club: Pianist, cocktails, bingo (Capacity: 137)
  • Palm Garden: Afternoon tea (Capacity: 40)

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