Medevac off Piraeus
In the evening of Oct 6, 2019, a 76-year-old passenger aboard the 'Marella Explorer 2' needed to be medevaced off Piraeus. The Greek Coast Guard deployed a patrol boat, which took over the patient transported him safely to the port where an ambulance took him to the Neapolis Boeon Health Center for further care.
Norovirus on Mediterranean cruise
Norovirus has struck the" Marella Explorer 2" which was at the port of Olbia on May 14, 2019. A small number of passengers began feeling unwell last week. The crew implemented additional health and safety procedures on top of already stringent protocols to prevent any further customers falling ill. The itinerary continued to operate as planned.
Marella Cruises’ Marella Explorer 2 begins refurbishment
Marella Cruises has started refurbishment on its latest and first adult-only ship, Marella Explorer 2. The eight-week dry-dock will see the ship being refitted with new food and beverage venues, as well as a Champneys Spa. The vessel’s new spaces will include: The 19th Hole, a golf-themed bar offering cocktails, craft beers and golf-buggy seating; Flutes, a champagne and prosecco bar; Nonna’s, a traditional Italian restaurant; and The Beach Cove, an al fresco experience offering barbecue-style meals. The onboard Champneys Spa will offer a full-service thermal suite, treatment suites with their own showers and a beauty salon. At 265.5 metres long and 32.2 metres wide, Marella Explorer 2 is Marella Cruises’ second Explorer ship. The ship has capacity for 1,814 passengers, who can be accommodated in 907 cabins, of which almost 40% have balconies. Marella Explorer 2 will enter service on 2 April 2019, sailing from Palma Majorca.Upload News