Oceania Cruise Line is a high end luxury cruise line based in Miami, Florida and is actually owned and operated by Norwegian Cruise Lines. In December 2014, Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) purchased Oceania Cruises from Princess Cruise Lines. Oceania is part of the Prestige Group which also owns Regent Seven Seas Cruises. With its new acquisitions, Norwegian (NCL) is now one of the largest and most powerful cruise lines in the world–operating a combined 21 ships with 40,000 births serving more than 430 global destinations.
The fleet includes the 684-passenger Ocean Princess (which will be renamed Sirena) and Oceania’s Cruises’ trio of sister ships: Insignia, Regatta and Nautica.
Within a few days of purchasing the Insignia- a fire broke out in its engine room while it was docketed in St. Lucia-claiming the lives of at least three crew members and injuring others. None of the passenger were injured.