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ANTARCTICA XXl Announces Construction of a New Polar Expedition Vessel

MV Magellan Explorer

Antarctic air-cruise specialist ANTARCTICA XXI announces the addition of MV Magellan Explorer to its fleet of small expedition vessels. The ship will be delivered for the 2019-2020 Antarctic season, introducing a modern new vessel that is custom built for the company’s innovative fly and cruise Antarctic expeditions. “MV Magellan Explorer is the first small passenger ship to be purpose built…

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Hurtigruten Offers Freedom to Roam Sale

Hurtigruten RIB boat

Freedom to Roam Sale Starts on Norway’s National Independence Day. Save up to 10% pp* on all Norway Coastal Cruises and Select Explorer Cruises Departing May 17, 2017 – March 31, 2018 for a Limited Time In celebration of Norway’s National Independence Day, adventurers can connect with their inner Norwegian and save up to 10% per person* when booking select…

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8 Unexpected Ways Antarctica Can Wow You on an Expedition Cruise

AdventureSmith SUP Antarctica

Name one continent that conjures up the most superlatives. For starters, think coldest, highest, windiest and driest continent on the planet. You’re spot on if Antarctica comes to mind! The preferred way to experience a plethora of additional superlative experiences in this bucket list destination is to explore Antarctica in the intimate way that only a small ship can offer….

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Hurtigruten Begins Construction of First Hybrid Expedition Ship

MS Roald Amundsen exterior

Launching in 2018, MS Roald Amundsen will be the world’s first expedition cruise ship powered by hybrid battery technology. The steel section marking the official start of the construction, will become one of the main engine compartments – housing the ship’s revolutionary hybrid engines. Sustainability will be the core of every detail of the ship and the on board operation….

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