MS VIVA Inspire current position
MS VIVA Inspire current location is at North Sea (coordinates 52.38306 N / 4.89458 E) cruising en route to ANTWERPEN. The AIS position was reported 5 minutes ago.Current Position
Specifications of MS VIVA Inspire
|Year built||2013 / Age: 8|
|Builder||Vahali Shipyards (Belgrade, Serbia)|
|Operator||Tauck River Cruises, VIVA Cruises|
|Speed||12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph|
|Length (LOA)||135 m / 443 ft|
|Beam (width)||12 m / 39 ft|
|Gross Tonnage||3600 gt|
|Decks with cabins||3|
|Sister-ships||MS Grace, MS Joy, MS Savor|
|Former names||MS Inspire|
MS VIVA Inspire Review
Review of MS VIVA Inspire
VIVA Inspire/MS Inspire cruise ship joined Scylla AG in 2014 as fleet's 5th vessel. Riverboat's sisterships are the fleetmates ms Grace, ms Joy and ms Savor. The shipowner Scylla charters the Inspire ship to the US cruise travel company Tauck Tours.
Renamed "VIVA Inspire", since 2021 the riverboat is full-time chartered to VIVA Cruises (Scylla-owned subsidiary and travel brand). For VIVA Cruises, in summer 2021 both boats (VIVA Inspire and VIVA Treasures) offer 4-night river cruise itineraries visiting Wertheim and Wurzburg (on Main River) and Kehl-Strasbourg via Mannheim (on Rhine River). VIVA Cruises' Danube River itineraries visit the capital cities Bratislava, Budapest, Vienna. Both ships are priced from EUR 500 / GBP 440 pp (4-night voyage, double-occupancy cabin rates).
VIVA Cruises deals are all-inclusive, with ticket price-included snacks, in-cabin minibar, high-quality alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, Rituals (beauty products), gratuities.
With a maximum of 142 passengers aboard, the 135-meter MS Inspire provides plenty of space in her 71 cabins. MS Inspire features 24 suites, 22 master suites (27 m2), 8 lofts (extending from the 1st to the 2nd deck), 4 mini-suites, 13 double cabins. All staterooms have a flat TV, safe, minibar, air conditioning, hairdryer, shower, and toilet.
In the entrance hall, guests will find the Travel Desk, reception, as well as a stylish board shop. There is a Lido-Bar on the Diamant deck, which also serves as a second dining venue, along with the main restaurant situated on the Ruby Deck. Here, passengers will also benefit from the Panorama Bar & lounge. MS Inspire is equipped with a modern wellness area and fitness room. A hairdresser is also found on board. A lift connects the three individual decks.
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Vessel's construction (hull and superstructure) was done at the Vahali Shipyard in Belgrade 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).
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