MS Vesteralen deck plans
Deck layouts, review of facilities, activities, amenities
Each of the MS Vesteralen 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 Vesteralen staterooms (cabins and suites), including photos, cabin plans and amenities by room type and category.
MS Vesteralen (built 1983, major refurbishment 1995, last refurbished in 2017) is the second of the two oldest and smallestHurtigruten ships currently in operation (the oldest is ms Lofoten). Together with its fleet mates, the Vesteralen ship serves the Hurtigruten’s Norwegian Coastal Voyages (NCV) program for ferry and cruise travel by passenger-cargo vessels. These are “ro-ro” ships, sailing regularly (year-round) along the coast of Norway and visiting a total of 34 different ports of call. MS Vesteralen itinerary calendar has sailings between Bergen and Kirkenes (with some departures from Tromso).
MS Vesteralen cruise ship deck plan has a total of 146 staterooms for 294 passengers (max capacity is 490 guests on Norwegian coastal voyages), served by 50 crew/staff (all Norwegian). The ship has 7 passenger decks (all accessed by 1 elevator), 1 car lift (connecting decks B & C only), 4 bars, 5 lounges, Fitness (no Sauna/Spa or jacuzzies). The ship’s interior design is modest compared to the line’s newer vessels and their impressive art collections and floor-to-ceiling windows in public spaces. An interesting feature of this Hurtigruten ship is that it has an open cargo deck equipped with a portside cargo hatch and a stern crane.
The Vesteralen ship is named after the archipelago in Nordland, Norway, where is also situated Stokmarknes – the line’s first homeport. This vessel also honours the Hurtigruten’s first ever ship that sailed in 1893 under the name “DS Vesteralen”.
MS Vesteralen deck plans are property of Hurtigruten. All deck layouts are for informational purposes only and CruiseMapper is not responsible for their accuracy.