Saga Sapphire

Current Status Updated 9m ago

Set sail for for Bergen on Friday 21st February 2020 at 4:28pm


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MS Saga Sapphire is a cruise ship owned and operated by the cruise line, Saga Cruises II Ltd. It was originally built in 1981 by Bremer Vulkan, Germany for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises as MS Europa. In 1999 Europa was sold to Star Cruises and it was renamed MS SuperStar Europe and year later MS Superstar Aries. In 2004 she was sold to Pullmantur Cruises and renamed MS Holiday Dream. In May 2008 she was transferred to the fleet of CDF Croisières de France and was renamed Bleu de France. In November 2010 the vessel was sold to Saga Cruises, but retained on charter by CDF for a further 12 months. Following an extensive refit in Italy from November 2011 to March 2012, the vessel was renamed Saga Sapphire.

Vital Statistics

Length 200m
Beam 29m
Draft 7m
Tonnage 6,506 DWT
Decks 12
Crew 406
Top Speed 21.0 kts (24.2 mph)
MMSI 256208000
IMO 7822457
Call Sign 9HOF8