Albatros Expeditions welcomes its newest ship Ocean Albatros in Tromso (Norway)

   June 26, 2023 ,   Cruise Industry

Copenhagen Denmark-based company Albatros Expeditions/fleet (specializing in polar cruisetours) announced the arrival of its newest fleetmate - Ocean Albatros, in Tromso Norway.

The cutting-edge newbuild is under charter from SunStone Ships Inc (shipowner) and starts for Albatros Expeditions an inaugural Arctic season, with voyages to Svalbard (Arctic Europe), Iceland and Greenland.

Soren Rasmussen (Albatros Expeditions' Founder and Chairman) was among the first to board the ship for the pre-cruise journey from Tromso to Longyearbyen/Spitsbergen Island, where she welcomed the guests for the maiden voyage that left on June 15th.

The arrival of Ocean Albatros and the sistership Ocean Victory (2021-built) signifies a new era of sustainability and environmental conservation for Albatros Expeditions. Both vessels are specially designed to minimize their carbon footprint and environmental impact, making them an ideal fleet for eco-conscious travelers seeking to explore the Arctic and Antarctica while preserving the natural wonders of these regions.

In addition to its environmental efficiencies, the Ocean Albatros boasts an exceptional expedition team. Albatros Expeditions takes pride in its experienced and passionate expedition leaders, naturalists, photographers, and wildlife experts who are dedicated to providing guests with an immersive and educational experience, showcasing the Arctic's magic and emphasizing the importance of sustainable tourism.

Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, safety features, and navigation equipment, the Ocean Albatros ensures guest comfort and serves as an ideal vessel for polar expeditions. Beyond being a certified ice-class vessel, it offers unique amenities that blend modern-day comforts with the spirit of adventure. The panoramic sauna, open-air jacuzzis, 360° outside decks, and hydraulic observation platforms provide guests with a distinctive perspective while sailing through the pristine environments of the polar regions.

The boat's 94 passenger cabins are elegantly furnished in Scandinavian style, offering guests a luxurious and comfortable environment to relax and rejuvenate after thrilling days of adventure.