Hanseatic Spirit accidents and incidents

Hanseatic Spirit cruise ship


Length (LOA)
138 m / 453 ft

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May 2024Other Incidents

In May 2024, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises canceled Hanseatic Spirit’s entire winter 2024-2025 Antarctic season replacing it with deployment in Northern Europe/Baltic Sea.

The canceled 12 voyages (initially scheduled for 2024-2025/October 31st through April 22nd) included 16-20-day roundtrips from Ushuaia to Antarctica (via the Drake Passage) visiting destinations in the UK's South Sandwich Islands, South Orkney Islands, South Shetland Islands, Antarctic Peninsula. The cancellations included longer relocation itineraries (RepositionCruises.com) to destinations in South America and Africa.

Next are listed the canceled cruises as departure dates/homeports and itinerary lengths.

  • (2024 Oct 31) 14-day from Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canaries) to Montevideo Uruguay
  • (2024 Nov 14) 19-day from Montevideo to Ushuaia Argentina
  • (2024 Dec 03) 16-day Antarctica roundtrip from Ushuaia
  • (2024 Dec 19) 18-day Antarctica roundtrip from Ushuaia
  • (2025 Jan 06) 18-day Antarctica roundtrip from Ushuaia
  • (2025 Jan 24) 20-day Antarctica roundtrip from Ushuaia
  • (2025 Feb 13) 20-day from Ushuaia to Cape Town South Africa
  • (2025 Mar 05) 16-day from Cape Town to Walvis Bay Namibia
  • (2025 Mar 21) 11-day from Walvis Bay to Sal Island Cape Verde
  • (2025 Apr 01) 12-day from Sal Island to Ponta Delgada Azores
  • (2025 Apr 13) 9-day from Ponta Delgada to Funchal Madeira
  • (2025 Apr 22) 11-day from Funchal to Leixoes-Oporto Portugal

Reportedly, the decission for the ship's redeployment was made following feedbacks from loyal customers showing interest in winter voyages out of Germany.

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