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KAPITAN KHLEBNIKOV

Year Built: 

1981 (REMODELED 2018)

Guests Accomodated: 

112

Size:

12288 GT

The Kapitan Khlebnikov is a polar-class icebreaker combining power and technology with comfort. No passenger ship has transited the Northwest Passage more often than the renowned Kapitan Khlebnikov. Originally designed to take on the rigors of northern Siberia, the 24,000 horsepower engine and advanced ice-breaking technology take you places no other ship can.

MS EXPEDITION

Year Built: 

1972 (remodeled 2009)

Guests Accomodated: 

67-134

Size:

6334GT

Following a $13 million refurbishment in 2009, M/S Expedition is an outstanding modern, well-designed expeditionary ship with spacious public areas and generously sized cabins. MS Expedition is an ice-strengthened polar expedition cruise ship owned and operated by the Canada-based travel company G Adventures (former Gap Adventures).

Le Jacques Cartier

Year Built: 

2020

Guests Accomodated: 

Size:

10700GT

Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed staterooms, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this new limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 staterooms and suites will offer you a truly unique cruising experience. As the sixth ship in a new series that remains true to the Ponant spirit, Le Jacques Cartier will embody the unique atmosphere that is the cruise line�s hallmark: a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy and comfort.

Sea Star & Sea Bird

Year Built: 

2002 / 2000

Guests Accomodated: 

22

Size:

40 METERS

The Sea Star and Sea Bird are two modern custom-built yachts that combine space, comfort and authentic hospitality-at-sea for live-aboard cruises and private charters around the inner Seychelles islands. The 40m Sea Star is a custom-built yacht with three masts and five Bermuda sails. The Sea Bird is a two- masted 42m custom-built yacht with four Bermuda sails. Both vessels serve as ideal platforms for discovering the islands� most exclusive and hard- to-reach places, from tiny granite islets to beautiful hidden coves.

Roald Amundsen

Year Built: 

2019

Guests Accomodated: 

530

Size:

140 METERS

In 2019, Hurtigruten adds a brand new ship to its fleet: the MS Roald Amundsen. The state of the art vessel features new and environmentally sustainable hybrid technology that will reduce fuel consumption and show the world that hybrid propulsion on large ships is possible. MS Roald Amundsen is the first of two hybrid ships Hurtigruten will add to its fleet over the next few years, cutting emissions by sailing with electrical propulsion. Hybrid technology, combined with the advanced construction of the hull and effective use of electricity on board will reduce fuel consumption and CO2-emissions on the ships by 20 percent.

Planctius

Year Built: 

1976 (REMODELED 2009)

Guests Accomodated: 

108-116

Size:

89 METERS

M/v �Plancius� accommodates 116 passengers in 53 passenger cabins (108 passengers as of season Arctic 2020) with private toilet and shower in 4 quadruple porthole cabins, 2 triple porthole cabins, 9 twin porthole cabins, 26 twin cabins with window and 2 twin deluxe cabins, all (ca. 12,5 square meters) and 10 twin superior cabins (ca. 21 square meters). All cabins offer lower berths (one queen-size bed in the superior cabins and two single beds in the twin cabins), except for the 4 quadruple cabins (for 4 persons in 2x upper and lower beds), and 2 triple cabins (1 bunk bed plus 1 lower bed). The vessel offers a restaurant/lecture room on deck 3 and a spacious observation lounge (with bar) on deck 5 with large windows, offering full panorama view. M/v �Plancius� has large open deck spaces (with full walk-around possibilities on deck 4), giving excellent opportunities to enjoy the scenery and wildlife.

M/Y GRACE

Year Built: 

2014

Guests Accomodated: 

16

Size:

1876 GT

Guests who cruise aboard the M/Y Grace will experience the islands the way Darwin did in the past: personally and privately, but with the added distinction, comfort and elegance of today. Refined yet adventurous and agile, it�s no wonder Grace Kelly chose this ship for her royal honeymoon. A Galapagos icon, our 16-Guest Camper & Nicholson yacht gives passengers a luxurious glimpse into its stellar history, including ownership by millionaire tycoons, the royalty of Monaco, and a stint in the British Navy during WWII. With a focus on Galapagos immersion, the Grace offers expanded deck space, naturalist guides with 15+ years of experience, and itineraries crafted for maximum wildlife encounters.

Hanseatic Inspiration

Year Built: 

2017

Guests Accomodated: 

230

Size:

138 METERS

Hanseatic Inspiration's cruises are bilingual, with both German and English spoken by crew and staff, and menus and other materials printed in both languages. The ship was built for polar voyages in the Arctic and Antarctica (when it will only carry 199 passengers) and will sail to other destinations such as the Great Lakes and the Amazon. In October 2020, the ship will entirely ban smoking onboard.

Sea Pearl

Year Built: 

1915 (REMODELED 1997/1999)

Guests Accomodated: 

20

Size:

35 METERS

The Sea Pearl was built in Vlaardingen, Netherlands as a sailing/fishing vessel named Dirk. Converted to carrying passengers in 1999, she has been plying the Seychelles ever since Air-conditioned dining salon, TV, DVD, stereo, ice-machine, washing machine, dryer, upper sun deck and bow net for sun bathing, covered back deck and lounge. Cabins Sea Pearl has 8 air-conditioned cabins with wash basin: 6 category A double-bed cabins +1 bunk and 2 category B triple cabins with 3 bunk beds.

L� Austral

Year Built: 

2011 (REMODELED 2018)

Guests Accomodated: 

264

Size:

142 METERS

This superb mega-yacht with 132 cabins is the result of the expertise of the Italian Fincantieri shipyard and French sophistication, as interpreted by designer Jean-Philippe Nuel. L'Austral has a unique atmosphere, a subtle blend of luxury, intimacy and well-being. A sleek silhouette softened by elegantly smooth contours and large, arched windows opening up to the sea and the light: so many features come together to give L�Austral her distinctive shape. Precious materials, discreet elegance and a perfect balance between chic and casual, combine to make you feel as if you are on your own private yacht.

Le Durmont d�Urville

Year Built: 

1985 (REMODELED 2009)

Guests Accomodated: 

184

Size:

430 FT

Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed staterooms, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this new limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 staterooms and suites will offer you a truly unique cruising experience. Aboard this ship that flies the French flag, you will experience the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise, with the possibility of exploring an ever-increasing range of destinations in an ethnic-chic ambiance with luxury service.

Fridtjof Nansen

Year Built: 

2020

Guests Accomodated: 

530-600

Size:

20890 GT

MS Fridtjof Nansen is a custom built ships � and the next generation expedition ship. She will explore some of the most spectacular corners of the globe. Fridtjof Nansen will be is a near identical twin to her sister ship to the MS Roald Amundsen. Combining state of the art technology and premium on board experience with Hurtigruten�s 125 years of experience and unparalleled destinations, the two Norwegian built ships introduces the next generation of adventure travel.

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