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Originally built in 2009 and rebuilt in 2016, the MS Spitsbergen is named after the largest island of the Svalbard archipelago. The ship is built to high technical standards, and is both modern and environmentally progressive. Her size and manoeuvrability mean that she is ideally suited to cruising Polar waters. Featuring comfortable public areas and cabins, on board facilities include a panoramic lounge and deck, bars both inside and outside, bistro and dining room, Wi-Fi, fitness room, hot tub and sauna as well as a shop and guest launderette. Cabins and suites all feature private bathrooms and range from the most luxurious Expedition Suites located on the upper deck, to the Polar cabins.



Length: 100.54m

Breadth: 18m

Speed: 14.5 knots

Passengers: 335 in Norway, 243 in international sailings

Ice Class: IC

Ship Region:Antarctica

The MS Spitsbergen comply with all safety requirements and is suitable for traveling in icy waters. Upon arrival on board all passengers will be instructed in safety procedures and the use and location of the safety equipment. There is a safety plan situated on the inside of each cabin door.