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Akademik Shokalskiy

The identical sister ship to Spirit of Enderby, Akademik Shokalskiy is the complete expedition vessel. Built in 1984 for polar and oceanographic research, Akademik Shokalskiy is fully ice strengthened and famously joined a Russian convoy of the Northeast Passage in the late 1980s, as well as completing the journey unassisted. This class of vessel is world-renowned for Polar expedition cruising because of its strength, manoeuvrability and small passenger numbers.

ONBOARD FACILITIES

• 2 Dining Rooms

• 24-hour Tea/Coffee Station

• Bar • Lounge • Sauna

• Lecture Room

• Fully-stocked Library

• Clinic/Hospital

• Ship to Shore Communications via Satellite

Vessel Type: Expedition

Length: 71M

Passenger Capacity: 50

Built / refurbished: 1984

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