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Greg Mortimer Ready for Inaugural Voyage to Antarctica

By ,   September 11, 2019 ,   Cruise Industry

Named after the adventurous co-founder of Aurora Expeditions, the 104­-metre Greg Mortimer is the first expedition ship to feature the Ulstein X-Bow - innovative marine technology which allows for gentler sea crossings, greater fuel efficiency, reduced emissions, and improved comfort.

The vessel is ready to make her way to the port of Ushuaia in anticipation of the official naming ceremony followed by the inaugural cruise to Antarctica departing on October 31, 2019.

Greg Mortimer cruise ship

With the delivery of Greg Mortimer, Aurora Expeditions released the first preview of interior images of the cruise ship. Greg Mortimer features inviting and refined public areas for guests to feel comfortable. The interiors feature a neutral colour palette taking inspiration from polar regions' nature. Managing Partner of Tomas Tillberg Design & Associates Tomas Tillberg led the interior design of the vessel.

The 12-day maiden voyage departs Ushuaia, Argentina for Antarctica on October 31, 2019.