MS Fram deck plans
Deck layouts, review of facilities, activities, amenities
Each of the MS Fram 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 Fram staterooms (cabins and suites), including photos, cabin plans and amenities by room type and category.
MS Fram (built 2007) is a specially designed for Antarctica expedition cruises ship with “1B” ice class double hull, part of the Hurtigruten fleet. The ship’s name in Norwegian means “forward”. The vessel was named after the wooden ship “Fram” used between 1893-1912 by the Norwegian North Pole explorers F. Nansen, O. Sverdrup, O. Wisting, and R.Amundsen. The original Fram ship is preserved at “Fram Museum” (Oslo). MS Fram itinerary offers Arctic and Greenland cruises in the summer months and Antarctic cruises during winter.
MS Fram cruise ship deck plan has a total of 137 staterooms for 276 passengers (max capacity is 318 guests/International cruises, or up to 500 on Norwegian coastal voyages), served by 75 crew/staff. The ship has 8 passenger decks (all accessed by 2 elevators), 2 jacuzzies, Spa/Sauna, Fitness. The ship’s interior design is Greenland-themed, with a traditional Nordic feel (lots of wool, leather, oak). Public areas are named after words from the Inuit languages. The “Qilak” means “sky”, “Imaq” means “sea”, “Nunami” means “on land”. Artworks on board are designed by artists from Greenland (Aasiaat and Nuuk) and from Norway (Lofoten).
MS Fram deck plan changes 2020 refurbishment review
Before the Arctic season 2020, the cruise ship is scheduled to enter drydock for an extensive refurbishment.
Following the refit, the ship will have large windows in most venues, new open spaces, new restaurants, completely overhauled staterooms and public areas, new Science Center, new dual-fuel engines.
- The dining room will be redesigned and renamed Restaurant Aune.
- A new speciality restaurant (Lindstrom) will be added. The fine dining venue will offer traditional Norwegian specialities and will have a separate bar lounge.
- The new Science Center is an "edutainment area" where passengers meet and mingle with the ship's staff and crew.
- The fore-located Qilak Observation Lounge will be redesigned and renamed "Explorer Lounge and Bar".
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