CORINTHIAN II, IMO No. 8802882, Call Sign: 9HCO8, at Myrina Port, Lemnos on 19th June 2008.
Current Owner: the imaginatively titled Corinthian II Owner, Ltd., Bahamas, International Shipping - Miami, Managers.
On long-term charter to New York based Travel Dynamics International.
Launched 13.4.1991 and Completed in December of that year as Renaissance Seven by Nuovi Cantieri Apuania S.P.A, Marina Di Carrara, Italy, Yard N° 1147. Passenger Ship for Renaissance Cruises Antigua. GRT 4,200,
Net 1,263, DWT 551. LOA 90.6 m, LBP 80.15 m, Breadth 15.3 m, Moulded Depth 5.85 m, Summer Draught 4.2 m.
2 x 8 cyl 4 SCSA M A N-B & W oil engines driving 2 x controllable pitch screw propellers, built by MAN B & W DIESEL A/S ALPHA DIESEL, Frederikshavn, Denmark. Total Output 3,520 kW, 4,782 HP at 750 rpm, service speed 15.5 knots. Port of Registry Valetta, Malta, Classification Society Bureau Veritas, Register Number: 06855D. In her current configuration 57 suites, all external, housing a maximum of 114 passengers. 75 officers and crew.
1992 Renamed Regina Renaissance
1998 Renamed Renaissance Seven
2000 Owners became Luxury Liners Ltd., Liberia
2001 Owners became Grand Seaways and in December renamed Renai I
2003, November, Owners became Sun Shipholding Ltd. Vessel renamed Sun
2004, June, Ship Managers became International Shipping - Miami, renamed Island Sun registered Bahamas. Refurbished and redecorated 2004 early 2005.
2005, March, Owners became Corinthian II Owner Ltd., Bahamas, Mangers unchanged, renamed Corinthian II registered Malta.
Travel Dynamics specialise in luxury educational cruises carrying expert lecturers aboard. The ship is currently completing her "Landmark Ancient Sites of the Mediterranean" itinerary and on 21st November departs from Malaga on a one month cruise to South America via the Falklands terminating at Ushuaia, Argentina 21st December. From there to a season in Antarctica and at the end of February 2009 begins the long voyage back to Europe via South Africa.