MS Amadea

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Amadea (ship, 1991) IMO 8913162; in Split, 2011-11-14 (2).jpg
Amadea in Split, Croatia on November 11, 2011.
  • 1991–2006: Asuka
  • 2006 onwards: Amadea[1]
Port of registry:
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
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:
Propulsion: 2 propellers[2]
Speed: 21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph)[1]
  • 604 passengers (as Asuka)[3]
  • 624 passengers (as Amadea)[2]
Crew: 292[2]
MS Asuka

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 replaced by the Asuka II and sold to her current owners and entered service with Phoenix Reisen.[1]

MS Amadea


MS Amadea departing Bremerhaven in August 2007.

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


  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). Archived from the original on 2009-01-01. 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". 2010-03-25. Retrieved 2012-06-10. 

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