Albatros Expeditions has welcomed its newest next-generation vessel, the Ocean Albatros, to its fleet.
The expeditions cruise operator is also kicking off its inaugural expedition cruise adventure into the Arctic this June.
Capt. Michael P. Elwert, President & CEO of Albatros Expeditions said:
“We are very excited to announce that our Ocean Victory’s sister ship, Ocean Albatros, is now fully underway from the building yard, joining our fleet of highly sustainable, modern and innovative state-of-the-art expedition vessels.
“Redefining the expedition voyage offering, she will provide our many guests with an unparalleled expedition experience, fully supporting a more sustainable and energy-efficient polar expedition cruise concept with the lowest carbon emissions per passenger than any other vessels in their class.”
The ship comes equipped with 94 comfortable sea-facing staterooms, lecture lounges, two restaurants, wellness amenities (jacuzzies and sauna), multiple bars, and an open deck dining facility.
Ocean Albatros has been built to the highest Ice Class 1A, Polar Code 6 compliance.
It features a Safe Return to Port, Dynamic Positioning and Zero Speed Stabilizers, showcasing the X-Bow® by Norwegian Ulstein Design.
Technologies implemented will increase onboard passenger comfort in head seas, enhancing stability and vessel performance whilst taking our guests safely and in comfort, to the foremost remote regions of the world.
Søren Rasmussen, Founder and Chairman of Albatros Expeditions, said: “Our Guests will find some amazing value and incredible itineraries onboard our two state-of-the-art sister ships, Ocean Albatros and Ocean Victory.
“We constantly strive to achieve Service Delivery Excellence in our customer journey by taking a quality and “safety first” approach in everything we do.
“We always seek to leave a positive impact whilst offering life-changing and unforgettable Polar voyages to our guests.”
For its maiden season, the Ocean Albatros is set to sail in the Northern Hemisphere, offering memorable expedition cruises to Svalbard, Jan Mayen, Greenland, Iceland and more.
Departing on June 15, 2023, from Longyearbyen, the vessel’s maiden voyage will take guests on an 8-day/ 7-night expedition cruise to the stunning Arctic landscapes of Svalbard.
With a team of expert guides and naturalists, guests can explore the world’s most remote and beautiful destinations and wildlife in comfort, style and safety.
With two ships now running in the Antarctic, the company now offers longer trips, including a lengthy Antarctic experience, an extended 23-day Falklands and South Georgia itinerary including the South Sandwich Islands.
For the season schedule, please visit https://albatros-expeditions.com/expeditions/arctic.
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