March 21, 2018 -The newest ship in the TransOcean cruise fleet is called Vasco da Gama. Cruise guests, travel agents, members of tour operators and the ClubColumbus as well as the media were able to choose from four suggested names. 2.452 people voted and 45,76 percent of the participants voted for Vasco da Gama.
The increase in the fleet is a used ship. So far, it goes under the name Pacific Eden for P&O Cruises Australia. P&O will hand over the ship to the CMV Travel & Leisure Group, the parent company of TransOcean cruises. - After a stay in the shipyard in Singapore, the ferry trip to Europe starts. This begins on April 24, 2019. In 46 nights, it leads from Southeast Asia via the Indian subcontinent, Egypt and Jordan through the Suez Canal to Israel. The classic highlights in the Mediterranean are visited. This is followed by London-Tilbury, Amsterdam and the destination port of Bremerhaven. Details about this trip will be available from May.
Pacific Eden© P & O Cruises Australia
From 2019, TransOcean Cruises will be using the Vasco da Gama as the second German-speaking ship alongside the Astor. In the European summer (May to October) the ship is starting on TransOcean cruises Bremerhaven and Kiel used. During the Australian summer season (December to March), the newcomer is on duty in Australian waters. These trips depart from Freemantle (Perth) or Adelaide.
MS Astor in Cobh / Ireland
The Vasco da Gama is measured at 55.820 GT and offers space for 1.160 passengers in 630 cabins; 100 of the cabins are intended for single use. Only 149 suites and cabins have a balcony. Sales of the cruises planned for summer 2019 will start in mid-April 2018. The catalog for the new ship is in preparation and can be ordered from the TransOcean website from May.