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Four ships, each with its own special character, hundreds of destinations, on-board and shore programmes with something for everyone whatever the spontaneous mood, attractive cruise combinations, short trips to get your feet wet, long voyages for epicures and experts. Flexibility and tremendous variety are outstanding characteristics of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.

An artist's impression of one of the new expedition ships © Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

Hapag-Lloyd reveals names of new expedition ships

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has revealed the names of its two new expedition ships will be HANSEATIC nature and HANSEATIC inspiration. Karl J. Pojer, CEO of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, said: "With our choice of names, we are continuing the...

The world is her oyster

Hapag Lloyd’s Europa is considered to be one of the best small ships in the world. Jessica Tooze went to the Adriatic to find out what makes it so special The rumour on board is...

Preview: Europa 2

The top-ranked cruise ship in the world, Hapag Lloyd’s MS Europa, is soon to be joined by a sister ship The launch of MS Europa 2’s brochure for the international marketplace yesterday revealed a ship...
Cruise Ship Launches 2012- 2013

Cruise Ship Launches 2012- 2013

The 2012 and 2013 cruise diary is filling up at a rate of knots with up and coming launch dates and whether you're looking for a family holiday, a luxury getaway or a couple's...

MS Europa 2: Construction begins in France

The official beginning of the construction of the Ms Europa 2 was marked on September 5, 2011 as work began. The new addition to the Hapag-Lloyd Cruises fleet. Sebastian Ahrens, Managing Director of the...

Hapag-Lloyd’s MS Hanseatic renovation completed

MS Hanseatic has just completed an extensive revamp to fit in with the appearance of the Hapag-Lloyd fleet. Hanseatic now features Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ characteristic colours: an orange and blue band, as well as an orange...

New expeditions for Hanseatic and Bremen

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has revealed details of its 2012/2013 expedition voyages on board the small expedition ships, MS Hanseatic and MS Bremen. The ships will be offering 12 international (English/German) itineraries next season. They include travel in Antarctica,...

Europa 2 Unveiled

More details about the launch of Europa 2, Sister ship to the 'world's best cruise ship' the Europa.

Columbus 2: LAUNCHING APRIL 2012

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is adding two new ships to its fleet: The Columbus 2 and the Europa 2 The Columbus 2 will be a ‘bareboat charter’ – ie without crew – of Oceania Cruises’ Insignia, and...

Europa 2 : LAUNCHING 2013

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is adding two new ships to its fleet, the Europa 2 and the Columbus 2. The line has signed a 12-year charter agreement for the 258-cabin, 516-passenger Europa 2, which will enter service...

Cruise International

Cruise International is the UK’s highest-selling newsstand travel magazine dedicated to cruise holidays. Packed with inspirational reviews, the hottest destination advice, celebrity interviews and the very latest ocean and river cruise news, it helps both new and experienced cruisers alike plan their next trip. With its high production values, stunning photography and outstanding editorial, Cruise International is first choice for Britain’s 1.75 million annual cruise holidaymakers.







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