Vasco da Gama to Be Named in Bremerhaven

By ,   October 28, 2018 ,   Cruise Industry

The German unit of UK-based Cruise and Maritime Voyages group, TransOcean Kreuzfahrten, unveiled that its latest acquisition will be officially named Vasco da Gama during a ceremony to be held in Bremerhaven early April 2019.

The 1994-built cruise ship which started life as ms Statendam of Holland America and is currently sailing as P&O Cruises Australia Pacific Eden, is due to operate a summer season on the German cruising market prior to heading to Australia for a series of voyages during summer season there.

Pacific Eden cruise ship

CMV Astor remains on the German market year-round following the entry into service of ms Vasco da Gama and will not be repositioned to Australia for summer season 2019-2020, the company announced.