River Empress

River Empress last position

River Empress last location was at Europe Inland (coordinates 51.17288 N / 5.86503 E) cruising en route to MAASBRACHT. The AIS position was reported 2 months ago.

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Current itinerary of River Empress

River Empress current cruise is 10 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel. Prices start from USD 4049 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 21 May, 2024 and ends on 31 May, 2024.

Specifications of River Empress

Year of build2001  /  Age: 23
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderScheepswerf Den Breejen Shipyard (Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Holland)
Speed13 kn / 24 km/h / 15 mph
Length (LOA)110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Passengers132
Crew41
Decks4
Cabins66
Decks with cabins3
Last Refurbishment2010
Sister-shipsRiver Ambassador (THE A), River Baroness (THE B), River Countess (SS La Venezia), River Duchess, River Princess, River Queen, River Royale (SS Bon Voyage)
Owner(TravCorp) The Travel Corporation
OperatorUniworld River Cruises

River Empress Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2024 Apr 22 9 days, one-way from Antwerp to Amsterdam Antwerp $4409
2024 May 01 10 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $4049
2024 May 11 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $4049
2024 May 21 10 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $4049
2024 May 31 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $4049
2024 Jun 10 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2969
2024 Jun 24 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $3599
2024 Jul 01 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $4139
2024 Jul 08 7 days, round-trip Dutch Delight Amsterdam $2699
2024 Jul 15 7 days, round-trip Dutch Delight Amsterdam $2969
2024 Jul 22 7 days, round-trip Dutch Delight Amsterdam $2969
2024 Jul 29 7 days, round-trip Dutch Delight Amsterdam $2492
2024 Aug 05 7 days, round-trip Dutch Delight Amsterdam $2969
2024 Aug 12 7 days, round-trip Dutch Delight Amsterdam $2969
2024 Aug 19 7 days, round-trip Dutch Delight Amsterdam $2699
2024 Aug 26 10 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $4049
2024 Sep 05 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $4229
2024 Sep 15 10 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $4229
2024 Sep 25 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $4229
2024 Oct 05 10 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $4229
2024 Oct 15 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $4049
2024 Oct 25 10 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $3689
2024 Nov 25 7 days, round-trip Belgian Holiday Markets Brussels $2969
2024 Dec 02 7 days, round-trip Belgian Holiday Markets Brussels $2969
2024 Dec 09 7 days, round-trip Belgian Holiday Markets Brussels $2969
2024 Dec 16 7 days, round-trip Belgian Holiday Markets Brussels $2969

River Empress Review

Review of River Empress

Uniworld River Empress ship cruises on Main, Rhine and Danube rivers departing from homeports Antwerp, Amsterdam, Vienna, Budapest and Nurnberg.

Uniworld (officially "Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection") is a major river cruise company part of The Travel Corporation group.

With the same design features and amenities are the Uniworld ships Ambassador (1993, now THE A), Baroness (1994, now THE B), Countess (2003, now SS La Venezia), Duchess (2003), Princess (2001), Queen (1999), Royale (2006, now SS Bon Voyage).

River Empress cruise ship (Uniworld)

Cabins

River Empress has a total of 66 cabins (of which 4 Suites) in 6 grades. Passenger staterooms are maintained by daily attentive service and feature controllable air-conditioning, premium bedding, direct-dial telephone, TV, built-in closet and safe, hairdryer and a compact bathroom with L'Occitane products.

The Suites have extra amenities: a bottle of wine on guests' arrival, daily cookie and fruit plate, DVD, larger sitting area, refrigerator, continental breakfast, morning tea and coffee, free laundry and shoe shine services.

All Riverview suites and standard staterooms are with handcrafted UK-made Savoir beds and top-luxury bedding sets.

All Rhine Deck's cabins are with French balconies.

Shipboard facilities

MS River Empress shelters an elegant Restaurant (Main dining room), and her guests can enjoy exquisite cuisine, fine dining and superior service. The ship has two lounges: the main lounge, featuring a full-service bar, dance floor and amazing panoramic views; Captain's Lounge & Library features cosy seating and full bar, and is perfect for an intimate evening; Patio Lounge and Sky Lounge. The Sun deck offers shuffleboard and life-size chess, fitness center, Serenity River Spa, sauna, boutique, laundry and ironing facilities. The ship is also equipped with an elevator. Nordic walking sticks and bicycles for on-shore activities are provided. Additional amenities include laundry and ironing facilities, complimentary specialty coffee bar and 24-hour reception service, free Wi-Fi and Internet access.

River Empress river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative Uniworld rates. They might be different when you book your Uniworld River Empress cruise only or cruise tour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. Uniworld offers air-inclusive cruise deals and pre/post-cruise hotel packages as extensions (at additional cost).

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MS River Empress was drydock remodelled in 2014. The riverboat is long and narrow, like most European river cruise ships, with stylish decor, casual onboard experience - but not totally laid-back as sometimes the boat stops in two or three ports a day.

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