Every ship has her own story

No ship is like another. Each has been individually built and forms the backdrop for countless personal stories. The mere sight of a ship sets the mind thinking of faraway places. Which is why we hereby wish you an entertaining journey through time, from yesterday to today.

Where gourmets are at home

Dinner is served. Please take a seat and experience what the world has to offer you in terms of enjoyment. The diversity is overwhelming. All forms of enjoyment have one particular aspect in common: they develop a very special charm at the place of their origin. There is no spice in the world that can take the place of the breathtaking view of the Hawaiian Na Pali coast while enjoying a delicately fried mahi-mahi or the fragrance of Sardinia as an added ingredient to a hearty polenta al forno. This is why true gourmets go to meet the particular pleasure. Above all because they know how to gather unique sensual impressions even on the way there.



An express steamship with a royal history: this renowned ship was named after the German empress Auguste Victoria. As the biggest passenger ship in Germany at the time, in 1891 she set out under the HAPAG flag on the world's first "pleasure cruise" - the forerunner of the modern-day cruise. Quite often the AUGUSTA VICTORIA was received, even in distant ports, with cheers and applause. 

SINCE 1990


The wonders of nature up-close: this expedition ship sees the start of new adventures right through to this day. In 2003, for instance, during a Zodiac trip in the Antarctic, the guests and crew discovered a new island in the endless ice. To this very day, you will find it marked as Bremen Island on maps of the region.

FROM 2019


We are writing the next chapter of our story of success and setting new standards as we follow in the footsteps of legendary explorers. We are proud to present two structurally identical expedition ships currently being constructed with dedication and passion – the HANSEATIC nature and HANSEATIC inspiration, which will both take to the seas in 2019.