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An Cathaoirleach Cllr. Ossian Smyth welcomes Ocean Atlantic cruise ship to Dun Laoghaire

The Ocean Atlantic Cruise ship made its maiden trip to Dun Laoghaire Harbour this morning.

The 140 metre cruise ship has an ice strengthened hull to allow it to explore some of the most remote areas of the world.

Image above  ( L-R ) – Dun Laoghaire Harbour Master Capt. Simon Coate, An Cathaoirleach Cllr. Ossian Smyth meet Ocean Atlantic captain Nicolay Tililyuk .

Ocean Atlantic Ship Specification 


  • Choice of 6 cabins and suite categories
  • Bright, spacious cabins and common areas
  • Plenty of deck space for observation
  • Lounge with panoramic views and comfortable seating
  • Contemporary dining 
  • Coffee bar and polar library
  • Lecture theater 
  • Polar Boutique  

Staff & Crew 160
Capacity 199
Guests 132

Length 460 feet (140 meters)
Breadth 69 feet (21 meters)
Draft 19 feet (5.8 meters)
Propulsion 4 x 3,600 kW engines
Ice Class 1B

Cruising speed 12 knots in open water
Registered Bahamas
Lifeboats 6 fully enclosed

Cruise season 2019 is almost here

The 2019 cruise season is nearly upon us. This year we welcome 5 vessels  with over 6,000 passengers in total and over 2,000 crew members.

Norwegian Pearl, Costa Mediterranea & Ocean Atlantic are visiting Dun Laoghaire for the first time.

The ships arrive between 6am and 8am and depart Dun Laoghaire between 5pm and 10pm that evening.


Date Day of the week Ship Name Passenger capacity Crew
06/05/2019 Monday Norwegian Pearl 2,846 1,087
15/05/2019 Wednesday Costa Mediterranea 2,680 902
20/05/2019 Monday Ocean Atlantic 190 105
22/05/2019 Wednesday Ocean Atlantic 190 105
20/06/2019 Thursday Star Pride 208 164
07/09/2019 Saturday Star Breeze 212 150
21/09/2019 Saturday Star Breeze 212 150