Ship statistics

Cruise Line: NYK Cruises

Entered service: July 1990 / May 2006

Lifestyle: Luxury / Premium

Onboard currency: Japanese Yen

Passengers (lower berths): 800

Crew: 470

Tonnage: 50,142

Length: 240.96 metres

Beam: 29.60 metres

Draft: 7.50 metres

Asuka II

MS Asuka II is a cruise ship owned and operated by Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK).

It started out as the Crystal Harmony with Crystal Cruises. In 2005, Crystal Harmony was retired, underwent four months of drydock and refit to start service with its parent company, NYK. It started sailing as Asuka II in May 2006.

Asuka II appeals to Japanese-speaking travellers, typically over 60 seeking a sophisticated ship with quality fittings.

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