MS Antonia

MS Antonia current position

MS Antonia current location is at Europe Inland (coordinates 49.99156 N / 8.01163 E) cruising en route to KOLN. The AIS position was reported 2 hours ago.

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Current itinerary of MS Antonia

MS Antonia current cruise is 5 days, round-trip Rhine. The itinerary starts on 01 Dec, 2021 and ends on 06 Dec, 2021.

Date / TimePort
01 Dec 16:00    Departing from Cologne, Koln, Germany North Rhine-Westphalia hotels
01 Dec    Bonn, Germany North Rhine-Westphalia
02 Dec    Loreley Rock, Germany Rhine Gorge
02 Dec    Boppard, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate
02 Dec 00:30 - 12:00    Koblenz, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate
02 Dec 19:00 - 03 Dec 02:00    Rudesheim am Rhein, Germany Hesse
03 Dec 11:00 - 18:30    Mannheim, Germany Baden-Wurttemberg
04 Dec 09:00 - 18:00    Kehl-Strasbourg, Germany Baden-Wurttemberg
05 Dec    Loreley Rock, Germany Rhine Gorge
05 Dec 07:00 - 12:30    Mainz, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate
05 Dec 18:30 - 06 Dec 04:00    Andernach, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate
06 Dec 09:00    Arriving in Cologne, Koln, Germany North Rhine-Westphalia hotels

Specifications of MS Antonia

Year built2021 new ship
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderVahali Shipyards Zasavica (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia)
ClassRiver Cruiser
OwnerRijfers Nautical Management BV
OperatorPhoenix Reisen (via Rijfers River Cruises)
Speed12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
Length (LOA)135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Passengers190
Crew40
Decks4
Cabins74
Decks with cabins3
Sister-shipsMS Asara, MS Andrea, MS Alena, MS Adora
Christened byPetra Fendel-Sridharan

MS Antonia Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2021 Nov 26 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $484
2021 Dec 01 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne
2021 Dec 06 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $484
2021 Dec 11 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne
2021 Dec 16 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $484
2021 Dec 23 11 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1697
2022 Mar 24 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne
2022 Mar 29 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $447
2022 Apr 03 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $569
2022 Apr 08 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $690
2022 Apr 13 10 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1576
2022 Apr 23 10 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1697
2022 May 03 10 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1697
2022 May 13 10 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1697
2022 May 23 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $690
2022 May 28 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $690
2022 Jun 02 10 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1697
2022 Jun 12 10 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1697
2022 Jun 22 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $690
2022 Jun 27 10 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1697
2022 Jul 07 10 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1697
2022 Jul 17 10 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1697
2022 Jul 27 10 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1697
2022 Aug 06 10 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1697
2022 Aug 16 4 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $611
2022 Aug 21 10 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne
2022 Aug 31 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $690
2022 Sep 05 10 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1697
2022 Sep 15 10 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1697
2022 Sep 25 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $811
2022 Sep 30 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $690
2022 Oct 05 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $569
2022 Oct 10 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $569
2022 Oct 15 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $569
2022 Oct 20 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $569
2022 Oct 25 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $569
2022 Oct 30 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $569

MS Antonia Review

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The 2021-built MS Antonia cruise ship operates itineraries on inland waterways through Holland and Belgium, and on the rivers Rhine, Main and Moselle. Departures are offered from Germany (homeports Cologne and Dusseldorf). The riverboat is owned by Rijfers Nautical Management BV (Holland) and currently chartered by the German tour travel company Phoenix Reisen.

Phoenix Reisen was established in 1973 and started passenger shipping operations in 1988 with the charter of MV Maxim Gorky (Russian ocean liner 1969-built/2009-scrapped). In 1993, Phoenix Travel started to offer river cruises in Europe via the brand "Phoenix Reisen Flusskreuzfahrten".

MS Antonia river cruise ship (Phoenix Reisen)

The vessel (ENI number 02339066) is currently Switzerland-flagged (MMSI 269057770) and registered in Basel.

Antonia's sisterships are the same-designed fleetmates (Phoenix Reisen-chartered newbuild riverboats) Andrea (2020), Alena (2018), Adora (2018), Asara (2017). Traditionally, all Phoenix Reisen cruise ships have names starting with the letter "A".

Decks and Cabins

MS Antonia staterooms (96 total, in 8 grades) accommodate 190 passengers on 3 decks (out of 4). All cabins are outside (including 78x French Balcony), equally sized (170 ft2 / 16 m2), tastefully decorated, with modern and comfortable furniture. As standard amenities, all passenger staterooms offer hotel twin beds (convertible to a double bed/Queen-size), bedside cabinets (2-drawer), wall-mounted reading lamps, LED ceiling lights, en-suite bathroom (WC-toilet, glass-door shower, single-sink vanity, large backlit LED mirror, towels, bath toiletries), 40-inch smart HDTV (satellite reception, infotainment system, bow camera real-time views), mini-bar/refrigerator, Nespresso coffee machine, round coffee table with 2 armchairs, dressing table (writing desk), wardrobe, electronic safe box (in the closet), hairdryer, direct-dial phone, radio, individual air-conditioning, evening turndown service.

All cabins on Orion (deck 3) and Saturn (deck 2) are with French balconies (sliding floor-ceiling glass doors open to a railing / false balcony). All cabins on Neptun Deck (deck 1) are with two fixed (non-opening) windows located near the ceiling (at water level).

Cabin categories include:

  • Triple Outside (category A, Neptune Deck)
  • Twin Outside (category B, Neptune Deck-aft)
  • Twin Outside (category C, Neptune Deck)
  • Twin Outside Single (category F, Neptune Deck)
  • Twin Outside with French Balcony (category D, Saturn Deck)
  • Twin Outside with French Balcony (category E, Orion Deck)
  • Twin Outside categories BG-Zweibett Gluckskabine (Double Happiness Cabin) and DG-Zweibett Gluckskabine mit Franz Balkon (Double Happiness Cabin with French Balcony).

Shipboard facilities

MS Antonia has 4 passenger decks, Panorama Restaurant "Vier Jahreszeiten" ("Four Seasons" Dining Room with adjacent Galley/Kitchen), Lido Restaurant (aft on Orion Deck / a-la-carte priced Specialty Restaurant / Steakhouse / Bistro & Bar with an outdoor Lido Terrace/stern-facing, with small seating), Panorama Bar Lounge (with Library and bow-facing Panorama terrace / with small seating), Foyer (Lobby Hall with Reception Desk and Tour Desk / Cruise Director's Office), Boutique Shop, Lift (passenger elevator connecting all cabin decks).

In addition, the riverboat has a Wellness complex (midship on Neptune Deck) with Relax Room, Sauna Room, Steam Bath, Gym Room (with modern fitness equipment). Sundeck (an outdoor top deck) has a games area (Shuffleboard, Giant Chess Set), shaded seating areas (covered by 4x retractable awnings, with deckchairs and tables), sunbathing areas (with padded premium patio chairs, 2-seater sofas, sun loungers), Covered Terrace (outdoor Lounge with 4-seat tables, covered by a retractable roof), an outdoor plunge pool (large Jacuzzi/whirlpool hot tub).

Entertainment options include playing board and card games, dancing nights with live music performances, themed and quiz evenings, regional events, language courses, lectures. Laundry service and WiFi (wireless LAN / WLAN) are offered for a fee.

Onboard language is German, the currency is EUR. Girocard, VISA and MasterCard are accepted. Smoking is only permitted in a designated Sundeck area.

MS Antonia river cruise ship (Phoenix Reisen)

Phoenix Reisen MS Antonia cruise deals are inclusive of all shipboard meals. Breakfasts are buffet-style, while lunches and dinners are multi-course and waiter-served, featuring traditional European and vegetarian cuisine specialties. Afternoon Tea service, coffee-tea and midnight snacks are provided complimentary. Beers, house wines (by the glass), soft drinks (mineral water, juices, sodas, lemonade), tea and coffee are offered complimentary daily (between 8 am and 12-midnight). The traditional for river cruise ships Captain's Cocktail Reception and Captain's Gala Dinner events are held once per voyage, respectively, in the Bar Lounge and the Dining Room Restaurant. Upon request are complimentary provided vegan and special diet dishes (gluten-free, lactose-free, fat-free, diabetic, etc).

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Vessel's construction (hull and superstructure, ENI number tba) was done at the Vahali Shipyard in Zasavica (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia). The 1923-founded Dutch shipbuilding company (Scheepswerf En Machinefabriek Vahali BV) owns and operates yards in Serbia (Belgrade, and Zasavica) and in Holland (Gendt). Vahali Shipyard Zasavica was officially opened in 2013. Following the construction in Serbia, the cruise ship was towed to Holland for final outfitting at Scheepswerf Vahali (Gendt).

 

The riverboat was christened in Bonn Germany on June June 17, 2021. The ship's godmother was Petra Fendel-Sridharan (wife of Ashok-Alexander Sridharan - Bonn City's former Mayor). The special event (part of the Maiden Voyage departing on June 16th from Cologne/Koln) was attended by Benjamin Krumpen (Phoenix Reisen GmbH's Managing Director). The vessel was blessed by pfarrer/pastor Raimund Blanke.

Antonia's Inaugural Cruise was also Phoenix Reisen's first voyage with passengers following the Coronavirus crisis 2020-2021.

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

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