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Photographer:Jens Boldt [View profile]Title:SAGA SAPPHIREAdded:Dec 04, 2013
Captured:December 04, 2013IMO:7822457Hits:842
Location:Hamburg, Germany
Photo Category: Cruise Ships built 1981-1990
SAGA SAPPHIRE approaching Hamburg harbor, seen from Bubendey Ufer, 04.12.2013
Vessel Identification
Name:Saga Sapphire
Former name(s):
- Bleu De France (Until 2012 Feb 29)
- Holiday Dream (Until 2012 Feb 10)
- Superstar Europe (Until 2006 Jan 18)
- Superstar Aries (Until 2004 May)
- Superstar Europe (Until 1999 Nov)
- Europa (Until 1999 Jul 08)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Passengers Ship
Gross tonnage:37,049 tons
Summer DWT:5,168 tons
Length:200 m
Beam:28 m
Draught:8.5 m

Additional Information
Home port:Valletta
Class society:Germanischer Lloyd
Build year:1981
AIS Information
Last known position:
47°43’50.34” N, 52°1’5.12” W
Speed, course (heading):
14.3kts, 68° (70°)
Location:Gbsou Southampton
Arrival:19th Oct 2018
06:00:15 UTC
Last update:
2 days 18 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 December 31st, 06:45:34 UTCStockholm
2018 September 10th, 14:00:44 UTCKiel (dekel)
2018 September 9th, 04:30:45 UTCGdynia (plgdy)
2018 September 7th, 03:30:43 UTCEetll
2018 September 6th, 03:00:32 UTCFiktk
2018 September 4th, 01:30:19 UTCRuled
2018 September 3rd, 03:30:35 UTCFihel
2018 September 1st, 03:00:23 UTCSesto
2018 August 30th, 04:30:24 UTCDkkal
2018 August 29th, 05:00:33 UTCDkska
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Photo Comments (5)

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SSM2005 on Jan 25, 2014 22:45 (4 years ago)
Thanks Jens, another great one! Greetings to hamburg from Liverpool !!
Jens Boldt on Dec 05, 2013 20:14 (4 years ago)
Hi folks, well, I'm stunned as I'm not too satisfied with yesterday's results. It's been such a dark, rainy and grey day...

Anyway, Clive, Steffen and ventuari: A big thank you for your compliments:-)

ventuari on Dec 05, 2013 13:36 (4 years ago)
Hi Jens. Nice shot. Great close-up.
steffen B on Dec 05, 2013 12:22 (4 years ago)
Great one Jens:)
Clive Harvey on Dec 05, 2013 10:17 (4 years ago)
A super photo but it does highlight just how awful those funnel colours are.
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