Ship
Ortelius
Specialty Cruise Ship

Length:

91.25 m

Maiden Voyage:

1989

Refurbished:

2014

Passenger Capacity (dbl):

100

Ship Registration:

Russia


The vessel "Marina Svetaeva" will be re-flagged and renamed
"Ortellius". As Plancius, Ortelius was a Dutch / Flemish cartographer. Abraham Ortelius (1527 – 1598) published the first modern world atlas, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum or Theatre of the World in 1570.

The ice-strengthened vessel “Ortelius” is an excellent vessel for Polar expedition cruises in the Arctic and Antarctica, providing possibilities to adventure remote locations such as the Ross Sea and Franz Josef Land. “Ortelius” was built in Gdynia, Poland in 1989, was named “Marina Svetaeva”, and served as a special purpose vessel for the Russian Academy of Science. The vessel has the highest Russian ice-class notation (UL1 equivalent to 1A) and is therefore very suitable to navigate in solid one-year sea ice and loose multi-year pack ice.

”Ortelius” offers a comfortable hotel standard, with two restaurants, a bar/lecture room and a sauna. She can accommodate 100 passengers, has plenty of open-deck spaces and a large accessible bridge. A considerable number of quadruple and twin cabins with shared facilities (toilet and showers to be shared in the corridors) offer attractive lower starting prices for our Polar voyages.

29 Oct 2018
Antarctica
9 Nights
Ortelius, Falkland Islands Exclusive ex Puerto Madryn to Ushuaia

07 Nov 2018
Antarctica
11 Nights
Ortelius, Antarctic Peninsula (Basecamp Ortelius) ex Ushuaia Roundtrip

18 Nov 2018
Antarctica
10 Nights
Ortelius, Weddell Sea Emperor Penguin 2018 ex Ushuaia Roundtrip

28 Nov 2018
Antarctica
11 Nights
Ortelius, Antarctic Peninsula (Basecamp Ortelius) ex Ushuaia Roundtrip

09 Dec 2018
Antarctica
9 Nights
Ortelius, Antarctic Peninsula with South Shetland Is ex Ushuaia Return

18 Dec 2018
Antarctica
11 Nights
Ortelius, Antarctic Peninsula (Basecamp Ortelius) ex Ushuaia Roundtrip

29 Dec 2018
Antarctica
11 Nights
Ortelius, Antarctic Peninsula (Basecamp Ortelius) ex Ushuaia Roundtrip

09 Jan 2019
Antarctica
10 Nights
Ortelius, Antarctic Peninsula ex Ushuaia Roundtrip

19 Jan 2019
Antarctica
18 Nights
Ortelius, Falklands Sth Georgia & Antarctica ex Ushuia Roundtrip

06 Feb 2019
Antarctica
10 Nights
Ortelius, Antarctic Peninsula ex Ushuaia Roundtrip

16 Feb 2019
Antarctica
18 Nights
Ortelius, Falklands Sth Georgia & Antarctica ex Ushuia Roundtrip

07 Mar 2019
Antarctica
11 Nights
Ortelius, Antarctic Peninsula (Basecamp Ortelius) ex Ushuaia Roundtrip

18 Mar 2019
Antarctica
13 Nights
Ortelius, Polar Circle Deep South Discovery ex Ushuaia Return

  • Superior

    The cabin provides you with; window(s), 1 double bed, 1 single (sofa) bed, private shower & toilet, desk & chair, flatscreen TV, refrigerator, hair dryer and ample storage space.

  • Twin Deluxe

    The cabin provides you with; 2 windows, 2 lower berths, private shower & toilet, desk & chair, flatscreen TV, a hair dryer and ample storage space. These cabins are corner cabins and are slightly more spacious than the normal twin window / porthole cabins.

  • Twin Window

    The cabin provides you with; a window, 2 lower berths, private shower & toilet, desk & chair, hair dryer and ample storage space.

  • Twin Porthole

    Twin cabins with portholes, private toilet and shower and 2 single lower berths. All cabins are spacious outside cabins with a minimum of two portholes.

  • Triple Porthole

    Same as Quadruple Porthole but with 3 berths. The cabin provides you with; a porthole, 1 upper / lower berth, 1 single lower berth, private shower & toilet, desk & chair, hair dryer and ample storage space.

  • Quad Porthole

    The cabin provides you with; a porthole, 2 upper / lower berths, private shower & toilet, desk & chair, hair dryer and ample storage space.

  • Desk and Chair
  • Hair Dryer
  • Private Shower
  • Storage Space
  • Dining Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Gymnasium
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Medical Clinic
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