MS Finnmarken deck plans
Deck layouts, review of facilities, activities, amenities
Each of the MS Finnmarken cruise ship deck plans are conveniently combined with a legend (showing cabin codes) and detailed review of all the deck's venues and passenger-accessible indoor and outdoor areas. A separate link provides an extensive information on MS Finnmarken staterooms (cabins and suites), including photos, cabin plans and amenities by room type and category.
MS Finnmarken (built 2002, last refurbished in 2012 / scheduled refurbishment in 2020) is the first of the three Millennium-class (newest) Hurtigruten ships - with sisterships Midnatsol and Trollfjord. These Hurtigruten ships serve the line’s Norwegian Coastal Voyages (NCV) program for ferry and cruise travel by passenger-cargo vessels sailing regularly (year-round) along the coast of Norway and visiting a total of 34 different ports of call. MS Finnmarken itinerary calendar has sailings between Bergen and Kirkenes, with some departures from Tromso.
MS Finnmarken cruise ship deck plan has a total of 282 staterooms for 628 passengers (max capacity is 1000 guests on Norwegian coastal voyages), served by 75 crew/staff (all Norwegian). The ship has 7 passenger decks (all accessible by 2 elevators), 1 car lift (connecting decks 2 & 3 only), 4 bars, 3 lounges, Spa/Sauna, Fitness. This is the only Hurtigruten vessel with both whirlpools and a swimming pool. The ship has five cabin decks with mostly twin-bed configuration outside staterooms – all with large-size picture window views. Smoking is not allowed, except on outdoor deck areas and on cabin balconies.
The Finnmarken ship is named after the Finnmark (formerly known as “Finmarkens amt”). Finnmark is a county located in Norway’s extreme northeastern part, boarding with Finland (south) and Russia (east).
Deck plan changes 2020 refurbishment review
Following the scheduled for 2020-Q1 drydock refurbishment, the ship will have renovated staterooms (all cabins and suites). For this project will be used only natural Scandinavia-sourced materials, like birch, granite, oak, wool.
Aft on Deck 8 (current wellness area with gym and sauna) will be added 5 large suites with floor-ceiling windows. The refurb will also add 4 new restaurants, including Aune Restaurant (Hurtigruten's new, Scandinavian-themed Dining Room) and Lindstrom Restaurant (speciality dining venue), Fredheim Restaurant (named after a hunting station in Svalbard Norway) and an outdoor grill bar (Deck 8).
Another new venue is the Science Center (Deck 4) - education room also serving as cruise ship's expedition team headquarters. A larger wellness complex (Spa Lounge, Gym, Panoramic Sauna, massage treatment rooms) will be added on Deck 7. Ship's outdoor pool deck will be fully renovated. The Gift Shop will be expanded. Car Deck will be transformed into boat-launch area serving cruise liner's own fleet of RIBs and inflatable boats and for expedition equipment storage.
MS Finnmarken deck plans are property of Hurtigruten. All deck layouts are for informational purposes only and CruiseMapper is not responsible for their accuracy.