Hapag-Lloyd Cruises order another expedition ship

HANSEATIC spirit will debut in 2021

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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises order another expedition ship

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is set to add another expedition ship to its fleet, to be named HANSEATIC spirit, debuting in 2021. The ship will join fleet sisters HANSEATIC nature (launching spring 2019) and HANSEATIC inspiration (launching autumn 2019) and will the line's first adults-only expedition ship.

Karl J. Pojer, CEO of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, said: “Our expedition segment is already a success and offers potential for growth in the 5-star segment that we want to harness with these three new ships. With the new ships, we are launching a new expedition class and strengthening our leading position in this segment. By investing in the new Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ ships, the TUI Group is underlining its strategy for this cruise segment and the importance of our luxury brand to the group portfolio.”

HANSEATIC spirit zodiac expedition

HANSEATIC spirit zodiac expedition

The structurally-identical expedition ships will be fitted with cutting-edge equipment and environmental technology. They will also have the highest ice class for passenger ships (PC6), meaning that they will be positioned in the polar regions (the Arctic and Antarctic), as well as in warmer destinations such as the Amazon region. The on-board Zodiacs will make it possible to land in expedition areas that do not have ports, and there will be a marina for water sports.

HANSEATIC spirit

  • Gross tonnage: 15,650
  • Length: 139 metres (456 ft)
  • Beam: 22 metres (72 ft)
  • Draught: 5.6 metres (18 ft)
  • Passenger decks: seven
  • Cabins and suites: 120
  • Passenger capacity: 230 people (199 for Antarctic expeditions and circumnavigation of Spitsbergen)
  • Crew: approx. 175
  • Restaurants: Three

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