Ocean Gala

  • - m/v OCEAN GALA, - ex Island Escape, Viking Serenade, Stardancer, Scandinavia
  • - About 40,171 gt
  • - Bahamas flag
  • - Built December 1982 Dubigeon Normandie, France
  • - Converted to cruise ship in 1991 in South West Marine, U.S.A.
  • - Class GL +1A1 passenger ship
  • - 185.26m LOA
  • - 27m Beam
  • - 7.22m draft
  • - 768 cabins
  • - About 1520 lower berths
  • - About 1840 all berths
  • - Main engines 2 x B+W 9L55GFCA about 27000 bhp total
  • - About 18 knots cruising speed
  • - Bowthrusters 2 x Lips 883 kW each



Ocean Gala for use in Texas Hurricane Harvey

We have from various sources been told that this vessel that Our broker arm US Shipbrokers is marketing for sale from its current owner, also have been presented in 5 different proposals for accommodation use, all at different prices and cost.

To make it clear, this vessel is only available via US Shipbrokers and for accommodation use, we have from its current owners been tasked to exclusively evaluate and propose tis vessel for accommodation use in Texas after Hurricane Harvey and that owners have not given permission to any other entity to propose this vessel. We have this vessel and a few others available for relief and accommodation use and can have first vessel on site in about 10 days.