Hapag-Lloyd Cruises takes delivery of third expedition ship in series

Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd Cruises took delivery of a new luxury expedition ship on Tuesday, June 29.

Built by Fincantieri subsidiary Vard, Hanseatic Spirit is the third in a series to be delivered to Hapag-Lloyd Cruises beginning in 2019.

Like its sisters Hanseatic Nature and Hanseatic Inspiration, the newbuild has a length of 138 metres, a gross tonnage of 16,000, and 120 cabins that can house a maximum of 230 passengers. It is capable of accessing remote regions such as Antarctica, the Arctic, and the Amazon.

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