MS Douro Spirit

MS Douro Spirit last position

MS Douro Spirit last location was at North East Atlantic Ocean (coordinates 41.09245 N / -8.18518 W) cruising The AIS position was reported 1 day ago.

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Specifications of MS Douro Spirit

Year built2011  /  Age: 10
Flag state Portugal
BuilderWestSEA Shipyard (Viana do Castelo, Portugal)
ClassDouro river cruiser
Ferry route / homeportsOporto (Portugal)
OwnerMystic Invest
OperatorDouro Azul, Thurgau Travel
Speed13 kn / 24 kph / 15 mph
Length (LOA)80 m / 262 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Decks with cabins2
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MS Douro Spirit Review

Review of MS Douro Spirit

Launched in 2011, MS Douro Spirit cruise ship has passenger capacity 130 (plus 30 crew/staff) and operates Douro River itineraries with roundtrip departures from homeport Oporto. The riverboat visits popular ports in Portugal and also Spain (Vega de Terron-Salamanca). The vessel is owned by Mystic Cruises and operated via its subsidiary company Douro Azul (Portugal). The ship is also privately chartered by the company Vantage Deluxe World Travel.

MS Douro Spirit cruise ship

The vessel is Portugal-flagged (MMSI number 263751740) and registered in Lisbon. The shipbuilder is WestSEA (shipyard in Viana do Castelo, Portugal).

The ship has 65 staterooms on 2 decks (Main and Upper). All are outside and with French balconies (slide-opening floor-ceiling windows). All the 62 standard cabins are generously sized (14-15 m2 / 150-160 ft2). The boat also has a Junior Suite (sized 21 m2 / 225 ft2) and two Balcony Suites (sized 22 m2 / 235 ft2). Suites are with bathtub/shower bathrooms, while all other cabins are with WC-shower baths. With the exception of 7 cabins (with non-convertible Queen-size double beds), all other rooms are with 2 twin beds convertible to double.


On Lower Deck are located the spa, gym and dining room restaurant (named Floating Garden), which pampers with Continental cuisine and local dishes. Meals are served in a single seating, and passengers are able to choose where and with whom to sit. Breakfast and lunch are buffet-style, while dinner is a combination of buffet items and waiter service. Wine, beer and soda are served free with dinner. Bottled water is provided for free in each cabin (daily), but there is a charge when it is ordered at the bar.

On Main Deck is the riverboat's midship-located Lobby lounge (Reception Desk, Concierge Desk, Shop) and the fore-located Bar Lounge (hosting daily lectures, port talks, evening dance parties with live performances). On Sun Deck is the Wheelhouse (telescopic Bridge) and the swimming pool with sunbathing area (deckchairs, garden loungers) and shaded seating (tables and chairs) under retractable awnings.  Free Wi-Fi is available shipwide (including in all cabins).


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One of the best on the Douro at the time.

by Craigscruises4u
38 Reviews written
8 days, round-trip from Porto Antigo, Cinfaes, Portugal
Departure date: 21 Apr 2013
Cruise number 47 , 48 Douro Azul's new river cruise ship - Douro Spirit Led 2 separate cruises taken with Corporate clients inhouse incentive scheme . 21st April - 28th April 2013 28th April - 5th May 2013 Cabin number : 200.- midship , Upper Deck - Balcony Cabin Total pax : 128 , Crew...

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