Q: Who owns the ships that the expeditions of Oceanwide Expeditions are on? Oceanwide Expeditions owns its own ships. We have 5 vessels on our disposal; m/v Hondius, m/v Ortelius, m/v Plancius and s/v Rembrandt van Rijn. The vessel s/v Noorderlicht is a charter vessel. Was this article helpful? Yes or No Can't find the answers you're looking for? Contact our support team and we'll personally get back to you as quickly as we can.