Hapag-Lloyd Cruises


PGA golfing at sea

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ five-star-plus Europa 2 offers opportunities for the growing number of amateur golfers to practise their game on designated Golf & Cruise voyages. Two PGA professionals accompany the golf cruises and support passengers with onboard training in […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jul 3 2015

Inside the Europa 2

Hapag-lloyd Cruises will bring its luxury vessel MS Europa 2 to Australia during the 2016/17 season on its maiden journey, it has been confirmed. Until then, you can bask in the ship’s modern suites, all […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 13 2015

Europa’s classical voyage

Classical music fans will be able to see the Ocean Sun Festival at sea, when it returns on board the Europa this year. It will be the second time the line hosts the musical, following […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 4 2014

Hapag-Lloyd introduces rare Russian voyages

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ Hanseatic will make two premiere voyages in Russian territory in 2014. The line’s 184-passenger ship will sail to the scarcely visited regions of Primorye in South-East Siberia and Wrangel Island in Chukchi Sea. […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Nov 26 2013

New adventure programmes for Europa 2

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has added new activity and adventure tours for passengers sailing on Europa 2. The cruise line’s onshore programme includes canoeing, rafting, horse riding in Phuket. Thailand and cooking excursions for a local experiences […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Nov 20 2013

Europa 2 receives green certification

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ Europa 2 is one of the most energy efficient ships, according to a German ship classification society. The ship is the first worldwide to receive the award for independent Energy Efficiency Design Index […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 22 2013

MS Europe sails out of drydock, renovations complete

MS Europa has sailed out of drydock in Hamburg after undergoing a comprehensive renovation. The redesign required 25-tonnes of paint, 5,200 square meters of new carpeting later and 650 specialists. Her 152 Veranda Suites on […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 10 2013

MS Hanseatic Facts

Overview: MS Hanseatic is a five star expedition ship. She accommodates 184 passengers and employs 125 crew. The official language on board in German. Sails to: Antarctic, New Zealand, South Pacific, Solomon Islands, Indonesia, Papua […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 12 2013

MS Columbus 2

Overview: MS Columbus 2 is a four-star vessel. She accommodates 698 guests and employs 377 crew members. German is the language spoken on board. Sails to: Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea, Black Sea, Western Europe, Nordic […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 12 2013

Europa 2 leaves drydock ahead of launch

The sister ship of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ highly rated Europa, Europa 2, recently left the drydock of STX France’s shipyard, four months after the laying down of her keel.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 6 2012

Europa 2 offers firsts for Hapag Lloyd

Construction of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ ms Europa 2 is underway at STX Europe shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France with the ship slated to launch in May 2013.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 4 2012