MS Amadea

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Amadea departing Bremerhaven
Amadea departing Bremerhaven in August 2007.
Career
Name: 1991–2006: Asuka
2006 onwards: Amadea[1]
Owner: 1991–2006: Nippon Yusen Kaisha
2006 onwards: Amadea Shipping Company[1]
Operator: 1991–2006: Nippon Yusen Kaisha
2006 onwards: Phoenix Reisen[1]
Port of registry: 1991–2006: Tokyo,  Japan
2006 onwards: Nassau,  Bahamas[1]
Builder: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nagasaki, Japan[1]
Cost: $150 million[2]
Yard number: 2050[1]
Launched: 6 April 1991[1]
Acquired: December 1991[1]
Maiden voyage: 24 December 1991[1]
In service: 24 December 1991[1]
Identification: IMO number: 8913162
Status: In service
General characteristics
Type: cruise ship
Tonnage: 28,856 GT[2]
2,248 DWT[1]
Length: 192.82 m (632 ft 7 in)[1]
Beam: 24.70 m (81 ft 0 in)[1]
Draught: 6.20 m (20 ft 4 in)[1]
Installed power: 2 × MAN-Mitsubishi 7L58/64
17,300 kW (combined)[1]
Propulsion: 2 propellers[2]
Speed: 21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph)[1]
Capacity: 604 passengers (as Asuka)[3]
624 passengers (as Amadea)[2]
Crew: 292[2]

MS Amadea is a cruise ship owned by Amadea Shipping Company and operated under charter by the Germany-based Phoenix Reisen.[1] She was originally built in 1991 by the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan as MS Asuka for Nippon Yusen Kaisha. In 2006 she was sold to her current owners and entered service with Phoenix Reisen.[1]

Cabins[edit]

The Amadea contains 2 royal suites, 40 suites, and 254 cabins. 106 cabins have a private balcony.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Asklander, Micke. "M/S Asuka (1991)". Fakta om Fartyg (in Swedish). Retrieved 2009-02-22. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Ward, Douglas (2008). Complete Guide to Cruising & Cruise Ships. Singapore: Berlitz. pp. 188–189. ISBN 978-981-268-240-6. 
  3. ^ Miller, William H (1995). Pictorial Encyclopedia of Ocean Liners, 1860-1994. Mineola: Dover. p. 11. ISBN 0-486-28137-X. 
  4. ^ "MS Amadea Kreuzfahrten". Kreuzfahrten-pool.de. 2010-03-25. Retrieved 2012-06-10. 

External links[edit]

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