The Norway Polar Bear Expedition - MS Expedition

MS Expedition

MS Expedition is a special polar expedition ship for
G Adventures. This ship has a specially strengthened hull
and more powerful engines that are designed to allow it to navigate in ice.

Length Overall: 345 feet

Beam Width: 62 feet

Draft: 15.5 feet

Engines: Two diesel propulsion engines rated approximately 3,487 HP each; one 791 HP bowthruster

Cruising Speed: 17 nautical miles per hour

Stablizers: Two 11 feet long

Gross Tonnage: 6,334 tons (US)

Number of Decks: 6

Number of Staterooms: 134

Site and Date of Construction: Helsignør, Denmark, 1972

Maiden Voyage: July 15, 1972, from Denmark

Country of Registry: Liberia

Total Crew: 70

Crew Nationality: International

Ice Class:

SOLAS Safety Certificate: Issued annually

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