Marco Polo

Marco Polo

Launched in 1965 as the Alexandr Pushkin, this 19,860 grt vessel was purchased by Orient Lines of the UK in 1993, renamed the Marco Polo, and KNUD E. HANSEN A/S was commissioned to oversee a near total reconstruction at the Perama shipyard in Greece. She has sailed all over the world, and in 2013 is owned by the Greek-based Global Maritime and is currently under charter to a UK cruise company.

Scope of work

  • Complete Design, including scope of the conversion
  • Coordination with authorities
  • Stability calculations (including damage stability)
  • Strength calculations
  • Miscellaneous plans and drawings
  • Supervision during conversion
  • Updating of safety plans
  • Various updates on necessary documentation