cruise ships

Hapag-Lloyd cruise ship transits the Northeast Passage

MV HANSEATIC, one of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises‘ two expedition vessels, has navigated successfully the Northeast Passage. In 2014, the HANSEATIC was the first non-Russian cruise ship to navigate this legendary sea route. After sailing a total of 5,542 nautical miles, the ship will arrive in Nome on September 10th and officially end its cruise.

Two Polar Code ships designed by Foreship

Foreship announced that it has started Polar Code projects with Crystal Cruises and Scenic for the construction of its luxury ships. Both ships are Polar Code vessels with PC6 ice class and will be based on Foreship project design.

Crystal Serenity Prepares for Arctic Voyages

Rutter Inc.has announced that Crystal Cruises has selected the sigma S6 Small Target Surveillance (STS) and Ice Navigator™ systems for the planned Arctic summer cruise in 2016 of the Crystal Serenity. This summer’s voyage will be the world’s first luxury cruise liner to sail from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean via the Canadian Northwest Passage.