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Specifications of Amadea
|Year built||1991 / Age: 30|
|Builder||Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (Nagasaki, Japan)|
|Building cost||USD 150 million|
|Owner||Amadea Shipping Company GmbH|
|Operator||Phoenix Reisen GmbH|
|Speed||21 kn / 39 kph / 24 mph|
|Length (LOA)||192 m / 630 ft|
|Beam (width)||24 m / 79 ft|
|Gross Tonnage||29008 gt|
|Passengers||508 - 624|
|Decks with cabins||8|
|Former names||MS Asuka|
|Date||Itinerary||Departure Port||Price from|
|2021 Jun 22||14 days, round-trip Ostsee mit den Weisenn||Bremerhaven|
|2021 Jul 06||14 days, round-trip Fjordnorwegen Nordnorwegen bis ubers Nordkap hinaus||Bremerhaven|
|2021 Jul 20||17 days, round-trip Die grose Nordlandreise Island - Spitzbergen - Norwegen||Bremerhaven|
|2021 Aug 06||7 days, round-trip Sommerliche Auszeit in Fjordnorwegen||Bremerhaven|
|2021 Aug 13||12 days, round-trip Prachtige Ostsee-Perlen und der Nord-Ostsee-Kanal||Bremerhaven|
|2021 Aug 25||7 days, round-trip Heia Norge - Fjordfahrt mit MS Amadea||Bremerhaven|
|2021 Sep 01||12 days, round-trip Eine grose Runde um die britische Insel||Bremerhaven|
|2021 Sep 13||7 days, round-trip Heia Norge - Fjordfahrt mit MS Amadea||Bremerhaven|
|2021 Sep 20||7 days, round-trip Auf Schnupperkurs im armelkanal||Bremerhaven|
|2021 Nov 11||7 days, round-trip Metropolen am armelkanal im Spatherbst||Hamburg|
|2021 Nov 18||7 days, round-trip Metropolen am armelkanal im Spatherbst||Hamburg|
|2021 Nov 25||7 days, round-trip Advent Weihnachtsmarkte||Hamburg|
|2021 Dec 02||7 days, round-trip Advent Weihnachtsmarkte||Hamburg|
|2021 Dec 09||13 days, one-way from Hamburg to Villefranche-sur-Mer||Hamburg|
|2021 Dec 22||17 days, round-trip Weihnachten und Silvester im sonnigen Suden||Villefranche-sur-Mer|
|2022 Jan 08||94 days, round-trip Rund um Sudamerika||Villefranche-sur-Mer|
|2022 Jan 08||24 days, one-way from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Callao||Villefranche-sur-Mer|
|2022 Feb 02||21 days, one-way from Callao to Buenos Aires||Callao|
|2022 Feb 24||21 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Manaus||Buenos Aires|
|2022 Mar 18||25 days, one-way from Manaus to Villefranche-sur-Mer||Manaus|
|2022 Apr 12||12 days, one-way from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Venice||Villefranche-sur-Mer|
|2022 Apr 24||16 days, one-way from Venice to Hamburg||Venice|
|2022 May 10||7 days, round-trip Fjordnorwegen mit MS Amadea||Hamburg|
|2022 May 17||10 days, round-trip Jubilaumskreuzfahrt zum 250. Geburtstag Ludwig van Beethovens||Hamburg|
|2022 May 27||15 days, one-way from Hamburg to Bremerhaven||Hamburg|
|2022 Jun 11||13 days, round-trip Ostseezauber zu den Weisenn||Bremerhaven|
|2022 Jun 24||16 days, round-trip Grose Fahrt in die Arktis||Bremerhaven|
|2022 Jul 10||18 days, round-trip Nordland-Abenteuer Island, Spitzbergen Norwegen||Bremerhaven|
|2022 Jul 28||33 days, round-trip Grose Entdeckerfahrt nach Gronland und Kanada||Bremerhaven|
|2022 Aug 30||12 days, round-trip Mit MS Amadea zu den Perlen des Baltikums||Bremerhaven|
|2022 Sep 11||7 days, round-trip Fjordnorwegen mit MS Amadea||Bremerhaven|
|2022 Sep 18||12 days, round-trip Grosbritannien fur Genieser||Bremerhaven|
|2022 Sep 30||14 days, round-trip Die schonsten Kustenziele Westeuropas||Bremerhaven|
|2022 Oct 14||11 days, round-trip Best of am armelkanal||Bremerhaven|
|2022 Oct 25||18 days, one-way from Bremerhaven to Venice||Bremerhaven|
|2022 Nov 12||10 days, one-way from Venice to Villefranche-sur-Mer||Venice|
|2022 Nov 22||28 days, round-trip Das Beste der Kanaren und Kapverden||Villefranche-sur-Mer|
|2022 Nov 22||12 days, one-way from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Santa Cruz de Tenerife||Villefranche-sur-Mer|
|2022 Dec 04||16 days, one-way from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Villefranche-sur-Mer||Santa Cruz de Tenerife|
|2022 Dec 20||23 days, one-way from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Puntarenas||Villefranche-sur-Mer|
|2022 Dec 20||153 days, round-trip Die grose Entdecker-Weltumrundung mit MS Amadea||Villefranche-sur-Mer|
|2023 Jan 13||23 days, one-way from Puntarenas to Papeete||Puntarenas|
|2023 Feb 06||25 days, one-way from Papeete to Tokyo||Papeete|
|2023 Mar 04||20 days, one-way from Tokyo to Hong Kong||Tokyo|
|2023 Mar 24||17 days, one-way from Hong Kong to Singapore||Hong Kong|
|2023 Apr 10||20 days, one-way from Singapore to Mumbai||Singapore|
|2023 Apr 10||42 days, one-way from Singapore to Villefranche-sur-Mer||Singapore|
|2023 Apr 30||22 days, one-way from Mumbai to Villefranche-sur-Mer||Mumbai|
Review of Amadea
Launched in 1991 as "MS Asuka", MS Amadea cruise ship is one of Phoenix Reisen's chartered ocean liners, together with the fleet mates Albatros, Artania and Amera (ex Prinsendam). Ship's namesake (MS Asuka 2) is still operated by NYK Cruises (a subsidiary of the Japanese container shipping line Nippon Yusen Kaisha / NYK Line).
History - construction and ownership
The German cruise tour company Phoenix Reisen (shipowner) started cruise operations under its own brand in 1988, with the chartered for 20 years liner TS Maxim Gorkiy (1969-2009 scrapped, owned by USSR's Black Sea Shipping Company / later privatized and renamed Sovcomflot). In 1993, Phoenix Reisen added a second cruise liner - SS Albatros (1957-built as RMS Sylvania, 2004-scrapped as SS Genoa). The vessel was chartered from V-Ships for 10 years (1993-2003). Today, Phoenix Reisen (travel agency and cruise brand) has a large fleet of chartered and owned ocean ships and riverboats.
MS Amadea cruise ship is a vessel owned by Amadea Shipping Company and managed under charter by the Phoenix Reisen company, which is based in Germany. She was originally launched in 1991 by the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan as MS Asuka cruise liner for Nippon Yusen Kaisha. In 2006 she was sold to her current owners and entered service with Phoenix Reisen cruise ship company.
The 29,008-ton, 624-passenger cruise ship Amadea is the cruise ship on the German market to fill a unique niche, as she provides exceptional individual space for each of her guests. Due to her small size, this ship provides extraordinary routings to many exciting harbours, never visited by other lines.
Cruise itinerary program
Amadea itinerary program is based on exotic itineraries in popular regions like the Mediterranean, Norwegian Fjords, Iceland-Greenland, South America, Southeast Asia, South Africa, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand. The ship offers Panama Canal transits and transatlantic repositioning crossings.
Amadea has 8 passenger decks and a total of 254 cabins (all Outside, 42 Suites, 106 Balcony, 2 cabins for disabled) in 33 grades. A unique feature of ms Amadea ship is the fact that she offers only exterior staterooms (the minimum size is 16m², relatively spacious, though). All rooms provide amenities like a DVD player and satellite TV, safe, mini-bar, WC and shower/bath-tub, bath-robes and hairdryer. Several cabins feature private balconies. The staterooms are being cleaned two times daily and the staff can respond to any problems promptly.
Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks
MS Amadea has two Dining Rooms: Four Seasons and Amadea. There are two different breakfast seatings offered, lunch is served buffet-style while dinner is a-la-carte. After-dinner snacks are also served, as well as coffee during evening hours. The dining venues' menu is international, and might or might not include some local kitchen. Other options include Lido Cafe with outdoor seating.
Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport
MS Amadea can’t surely be defined as a modern “party-ship”. The atmosphere on board is calm and life isn’t too formal. Formal clothes are expected only on festive evenings during the voyage. The crew is friendly and takes care of all the guests’ wellbeing.
The only language used officially on ms Amadea is German, and therefore most of the passengers are from German-speaking countries. There is usually personnel who speaks English, but no services in English (tours, menus, etc.) are provided. It’s strongly recommended to know a bit of German if you decide to travel on MS Amadea.
MS Amadea entertainment options include: Vista Bar & Lounge, Kopernikus Bar & Night Club, Jupiter Bar, Harry's, Atlantik Show Lounge, Havanna Club, Jamaica, Internet Cafe, 2 Bars, Wellness Area, Fitness Center, Beauty Salon, Amadea Spa, sauna, steam bath, Golf Garden, table tennis, shuffleboard, Sport Deck, whirlpool, pool, Captain’s Garden, Boutique, all-around promenade, Boutique, cinema, Photo/Video Shop & Gallery.
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MS Amadea cruise ship was built in Nagasaki Japan for the NYK cruise line (Nippon Yusen Kaisha) as "ms Asuka". The vessel was sold in 2006. This is a privately owned vessel (asset of Amadea Shipping Company), currently operated under time charter by Phoenix Reisen GmbH (major German travel agency and tour operator company).
During numerous refits and dry-dock refurbishments in the period 2006-2013, the former Asuka cruise ship was remodelled for the needs of the European market. Public areas were rearranged and redesigned in order to fulfil the demands of German guests. The whole project was managed by Cubik3 (design company from Germany).
German is the only language that is officially used on board. This is why most Phoenix Reisen cruise passengers are from German-speaking countries (Germany, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland). There is personnel speaking English, but no services in English are provided.
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