of Akademik Ioffe icebreaker deck 6 (Bridge)
The fore-located Navigation Bridge is accessible to all passengers 24-hours a day. The officer on watch and his helmsman (crew steering the ship) are on 24-hour duty. The Bridge is also one of the best vantage points for wildlife viewing, with available for use binoculars and identification guidebooks. During the day, an expedition guide at the Bridge is watching for wildlife.
Radio Room is equipped with Iridium satellite communication system (can be used for both voice and personal email), Inmarsat phone and fax, shortwave-SSB-VHF radio systems, GMDSS (Global Marine Distress and Safety System).
Chart Room is where navigation charts are consulted. Chart Room is also accessible to all passengers. Here ship's expedition staff or crew will answer any questions about vessel's equipment and wheelhouse instruments.
Meteo Lab is a room dedicated to marine weather forecasting.
Cruise cabins from 601 to 610, all of which are outside staterooms (with opening window) in category Superior.
One lift (passenger elevator) connects decks 1 through 5. Deck 6 is accessible only by stairs.