Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Europa Ship Information

OCG Class
Luxury
Europa
Year Built1999
Year Last Refurbished2017
Capacity400 passengers
Decks7
Tonnage28,890
RegistryBahamas

Overview

The Europa was one of the first commercial ships in the world to use twin azimuth thrusters with electric motors to drive the propellers, greatly reducing vibration for a more luxurious experience. Cruises are marketed primarily to well-heeled Germans and cosmopolitan North Americans. Most cruises are German-speaking but if 15 or more full-fare English-speaking guests book passage then the cruise will be bilingual.

Europa Ship Profile & Stats

  • Cruise Line: Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
  • Ship Type: Cruise Ship
  • Line Class: Luxury
  • Registry: Bahamas
  • Year Built: 1999
  • Year Last Refurbished: 2017
  • Capacity: 400 passengers
  • Decks: 7
  • Gross Tonnage: 28,890
  • Length: 651 ft
  • Beam: 78 ft
  • Average Speed: 21 knots
  • Outside Cabins: 204
  • Nationality of Officers: Austrian, German, Swiss
  • Nationality of Crew: European, German, International
  • Number of Crew: 285

Europa On-Board Recreation

  • Outdoor Pools: 1
  • Spa: Yes
  • Casino: No

Europa Dining Choices

  • Europa Restaurant
  • Venezia Restaurant Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Diete Mueller Cuisine: Modern Classic

Europa Entertainment

  • Europa Lounge: High class entertainment (Capacity: 400)
  • Gatsby's: 1920s style bar, juke box, dance floor
  • Sansibar: Sundowner, cocktails, snacks
  • Havana Bar: Cuban style, smoker's bar
  • Club Belvedere: Coffee time, piano, concerts
  • Auditorium: Films and lectures (Capacity: 46)
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