Our fleet

m/v Ortelius

The ice-strengthened vessel Ortelius is an excellent vessel for Polar expedition cruises in the Arctic and Antarctica.

Specifications
Passengers: 116 in 53 cabins
Staff & crew: 52
Length: 90.95 meters
Breadth: 17.20 meters
Draft: 5.4 meters
Ice class: UL1 (Equivalent to 1A)
Displacement: 4090 tonnes
Propulsion: 6 ZL 40/48 SULZER
Speed: 10.5 knots average cruising speed
Deck plans and downloads Ortelius, ship details (.pdf) Ortelius, deck plan (.pdf)

m/v Plancius

The ice-strengthened vessel Plancius is an ideal vessel for polar expedition cruises in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Specifications
Passengers: 116 in 53 cabins
Staff & crew: 47
Length: 89 meters (293 feet)
Breadth: 14,5 meters (47 feet)
Draft: 5 meters (16 feet)
Ice class: 1D (Plancius has a Lloyds class notation 100A1 Passenger ship, Ice Class 1D at a draught of 5 meters)
Displacement: 3211 tonnes
Propulsion: 3x Diesel-Electric
Speed: 10.5 knots average cruising speed
Deck plans and downloads Plancius, ship details (.pdf) Plancius, deck plan (.pdf)

m/v Hondius

Hondius will be the strongest ice-strengthened vessel in the Polar Regions. Very suitable for advanced, innovative exploratory quality voyages...

Specifications
Passengers: 178 in 84 cabins
Staff & crew: 76
Length: 107.6 meters
Breadth: 17.6 meters
Draft: 5.30 meters
Ice class: Polar Class 6 (equivalent 1A-Super)
Displacement: 5,590 tonnes
Propulsion: 2 x ABC main engines; total 4,200 kW
Speed: 15 knots
Deck plans and downloads Hondius, deck plan (.pdf)

s/v Rembrandt van Rijn

Our 3 mast-schooner 'Rembrandt van Rijn' is well suited for expedition cruising among the fjords of Greenland and Spitsbergen.

Specifications
Passengers: 33 in 16 cabins
Staff & crew: 12
Length: 56 meters (168 ft)
Breadth: 6,65 meters (22,9 ft)
Draft: 2,8 meters (8 ft)
Ice class: Suitable to sail in the Svalbard and Greenlandic waters.
Displacement: 435 tonnes
Propulsion: 2 cummins engines together 550 KW
Speed: 6,5 knots average cruising speed
Deck plans and downloads Rembrandt van Rijn, ship details (.pdf) Rembrandt van Rijn, deck plan (.pdf)

s/v Noorderlicht

s/v Noorderlicht is well suited for sailing among small islands and offers good open-deck viewing areas, also when under sail.

Specifications
Passengers: 20 in 10 cabins
Staff & crew: 5
Length: 46 meters (153 feet)
Breadth: 6,5 meters (22 feet)
Draft: 3,2 meters (11 feet)
Ice class: Strengthened bow
Displacement: 300 tonnes
Propulsion: 360 hp diesel
Speed: 6 knots average cruising speed
Deck plans and downloads Noorderlicht, ship details (.pdf) Noorderlicht, deck plan (.pdf)