One of world's newest cruise liners visits Charleston


CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - One of the world's newest ocean liners is calling in South Carolina.

Oceania Cruise's Marina was launched late last year and makes a call in Charleston on Thursday.

The Marina is sailing up the East Coast to New York before continuing across the Atlantic to Barcelona, Spain.

The 66,000-ton vessel can carry 1,250 guests and has six gourmet restaurants.

The cruise industry means about $37 million to the South Carolina economy each year..

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