Ambition Cruise Ship

British cruise line, Ambassador, reinforced its intentions by adding Ambition cruise ship to its existing sister vessel, ‘Ambience’ in March 2023…

With a target audience of a more affluent 50+ passenger clientele, the 1,200-carrying vessel offers no-fly sailings from Tilbury, Essex, as well as offering regional departures from the Port of Tyne, Belfast, Bristol, Dundee, Falmouth and Liverpool.

Ambition Cruise Ship
Pictured at the Port of Tyne

Those with a keen eye on the cruise line industry will recall Ambition previously sailing under the guise of AidaMira until its recent acquisition and refurbishment by the Ambassador cruise line.

Ambition Cruise Ship
Pictured at the Port of Tyne

The ship is capable of carrying 1,200 passengers and a 500 strong crew. An impressive 714 cabins boast 125 balconies of which 113 offer up to 62m² of living space.

Ambassador CEO, Christian Verhounig said:
We are particularly excited to be offering regional departure options for Ambition in 2023, whilst also offering guests who travel from London Tilbury a greater choice of sailings and ships on which to enjoy them.

Stats – Information

Cruise Line Ambassador Cruise Line
Gross Tonnage 48,123grt
Registry Bahamas, British Commonwealth
Classification Society Lloyd’s Register of London
Passenger Capacity 679 cabins (1200 guests)
Guest Ratio 40
Crew to Guest Ratio 2.55
Built 1999 (latest refit 2023)
Cruising Speed 20 knots
Guest Decks 10
Lifts 6
Stabilised & Air Conditioned Yes
Officers & Crew British & International
Cruise Staff & Entertainers British & International


Length 216m (709ft)
Beam 28.8m (95ft)
Draft 7.016m (23ft)