MS Saxonia

Former name: Thurgau Saxonia (Thurgau Travel)

MS Saxonia current position

MS Saxonia current location is at North Sea (coordinates 53.52857 N / 9.96427 E) cruising en route to HAMBURG. The AIS position was reported 4 minutes ago.

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Specifications of MS Saxonia

Year built2001  /  Age: 20
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderScheepswerf Grave BV (Grave, Holland)
OwnerScylla AG
OperatorPhoenix Reisen Flusskreuzfahrten
Speed11 kn / 20 kph / 13 mph
Length (LOA)82 m / 269 ft
Beam (width)10 m / 33 ft
Passengers89
Crew23
Decks3
Cabins45
Decks with cabins2
Sister-shipsSwiss Ruby
Former namesThurgau Saxonia (Thurgau Travel)
Mystic Cruises (Nicko and DouroAzul) Coronavirus update

MS Saxonia Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2021 Aug 23 10 days, round-trip HavelRiver Oder Berlin
2021 Sep 02 10 days, one-way from Berlin to Amsterdam Berlin
2021 Sep 12 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Berlin Amsterdam
2022 Mar 26 10 days, one-way from Berlin to Amsterdam Berlin $2183
2022 Apr 05 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Berlin Amsterdam $2061
2022 Apr 16 10 days, one-way from Berlin to Amsterdam Berlin $2425
2022 Apr 26 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Berlin Amsterdam $2547
2022 Jun 04 10 days, one-way from Berlin to Amsterdam Berlin $2304
2022 Jun 14 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Berlin Amsterdam $2547
2022 Jun 25 10 days, one-way from Berlin to Amsterdam Berlin $2304
2022 Jul 05 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Berlin Amsterdam $2304
2022 Jul 30 10 days, one-way from Berlin to Amsterdam Berlin $2061
2022 Aug 09 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Berlin Amsterdam $2547
2022 Aug 20 10 days, one-way from Berlin to Amsterdam Berlin $2304
2022 Aug 30 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Berlin Amsterdam $2547
2022 Sep 24 10 days, one-way from Berlin to Amsterdam Berlin $2304
2022 Oct 04 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Berlin Amsterdam $2304
2022 Oct 15 10 days, one-way from Berlin to Amsterdam Berlin $1819
2022 Oct 25 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Berlin Amsterdam $2061

MS Saxonia Review

Review of MS Saxonia

MS Saxonia cruise ship was built in 2001 (christened in Hamburg Germany in July), with sistership Swiss Ruby. The 90-passenger riverboat is owned by Scylla AG (via Scylla Cruises) and currently operated under charter by the German cruise tour companies Phoenix Reisen and Nicko Cruises (brand of Mystic Cruises).

The vessel is suitable for navigating almost all of Europe's inland waterways due to its dimensions and shallow draft (1,2 m). The ship also meets all safety requirements to cruise in coastal waters, which is why it is frequently used in northern Germany.

MS Saxonia river cruise ship

The vessel (ENI number 07001736) is Switzerland-flagged (MMSI 269057136) and registered in Basel. When chartered to Thurgau Travel (Swizterland-based company/agency) the riverboat is rebranded as "Thurgau Saxonia".

Cabins

All cabins on MS Saxonia are outside. All Ruby Deck cabins have a large panoramic window (opening), while the Emerald Deck cabins are with 2 smaller windows (non-opening). All cabins are with twin beds (convertible sofas), flat TV, radio, electronic safe box (in the closet), minibar, individually controlled air-conditioning, en-suite bathroom (washbasin, shower, WC, hairdryer). Cabin sofa beds allow the room to convert into a cosy lounge during the day.

Shipboard facilities

The Saxonia boat is classically elegant and charming. Ruby Deck houses the lobby area (Reception Desk, reading areas with board games and books) and the show lounge (with panoramic windows, dance floor and full-service bar). On Emerald Deck is the comfortable restaurant and Boutique Shop.

 

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