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Hapag-Lloyd to buy cruise ship

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 26 November, 1997, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 26 November, 1997, 12:00am

German travel and shipping group Hapag-Lloyd says it intends to order a new cruise vessel to replace its existing flagship Europa which has been sold to Star Cruises.


Hapag-Lloyd said the 'Cruise Ship 2000', as it has dubbed the project, would be in the luxury class and have 420 berths.


The 600-passenger Europa was sold to Malaysia's Star Cruises in September for US$75 million.


Hapag-Lloyd operates four cruise vessels.


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