Your personal expedition

The world’s only five-star* expedition ship combines adventures and excellent comfort. This is the perfect setting for your extraordinary expedition routes – which received the 2011 Kreuzfahrt Guide Award – featuring special facilities and many special on-board details, from the ship’s furnishings to the first-class service provided by the crew.

The small group of no more than 175 guests provides a particularly personal atmosphere and a markedly large amount of personal space – be it in the stylish cabins and suites, the exquisite selection of culinary delights or the many unforgettable expedition moments. Enjoy your very personal expedition, spellbound by fascinating views of the sea or enthralling expert presentations.

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Docking period for MS HANSEATIC
Extensive technical work was carried out on board while the ship was docked. In particular, the stabilisers were converted to use environmentally friendly technology. There were also visual changes made; 240 animal and nature photographs by the Hamburg-based star photographer Michael Poliza now hang in the cabins and public areas.

Technical Data of MS HANSEATIC

Built March 1993
Category 5-stars*
Gross Tonnage (GT) 8,378
Shipyard Rauma Repola (Finland)
Lenght 122.80 m/403 ft
Beam 18 m/59 ft
Draught 4.91 m/16 ft
Total power 2 x 2,940 kW
Speed 16 knots
Stabilisers yes
Highest ice class for passenger ships E4
Passenger decks 6
Passenger capacity 175
Cabins/suites 88/4
Crew 125
On-board language German
Zodiacs (motorised rubber boats) 14
Tenders (200 seats) 4
Environmental protetion systems own incinerators, fully biological sewage treatment system
Hospital yes

* According to Berlitz Cruise Guide 2016.