Construction Begins on Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ Third Hanseatic Unit

Hanseatic SpiritImage Courtesy: Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

Construction of the third unit in the Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ Hanseatic series is officially underway, the Germany-based company has announced.

Hanseatic Spirit, as the ship will be named, started construction after a contract for its design and construction was awarded to Vard in July 2018.

The hull for the expedition cruise vessel will be built by Vard in Romania and the ship is scheduled to be delivered from Vard Langsten in Norway in May 2021.

Unlike its two sister ships, Hanseatic Nature and Hanseatic Inspiration, the third ship in the series will offer adults-only cruises.

Featuring a length of 138 meters and a width of 22 meters, the ships will also be equipped with environmentally-friendly technologies.

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises earlier said that all expedition ships operated by the company would start using marine gasoil (MGO) from July 2020.

According to Vard, the vessels are specially designed for cruises in polar regions in the Arctic and Antarctica, as well as operations in warm water destinations such as the Amazon.

World Maritime News Staff

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