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MS Spitsbergen

MS Spitsbergen will take you on a voyage beyond the ordinary. She cruises along the Norwegian coast from September to May, and becomes part of our global Expedition sailings during the rest of the year.

MS Spitsbergen
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MS Spitsbergen is named after the crown jewel of Arctic Norway – the Svalbard archipelago and its biggest island, Spitsbergen. Hurtigruten has a long history of travelling to Spitsbergen, beginning in 1896 with the `Sports Route´. MS Spitsbergen cruises along the Norwegian coast from September to May, and becomes part of our global Explorer sailings during the rest of the year.

After complete reconstruction, MS Spitsbergen joined the Hurtigruten fleet in 2016. The ship features high technical standards as well as comfortable, modern public areas and cabins. The vessel´s fresh Scandinavian design reflects a colour palette derived from the sea. She is modern and environmentally progressive, and we plan further improvements that will reduce emissions and fuel consumption even more. The new ship’s maneuverability and optimal size make her quite suitable for exploring polar waters.

Ship facilities
· Expedition Team
· Explorer bar
· Panoramic lounge – Explorer lounge
· Compass Service Centre
· Brygga bistro
· Shop
· Torget main dining
· Wi-Fi
· Sauna
· Fitness room
· Lift
· Hot tub
· Guest launderette
· Panoramic deck 8
· Outside bar for events, decks 7 & 8

Technical Information

Year built: 2009
Year of refurbishment: 2016
Shipyard: Estaleiro Navais de Viana do Castelo (POR)
Passenger capacity: 180
Beds: 243
Car capacity: 0
Gross tonnage: 7,344
Length: 100.54m
Beam: 18m
Speed: 14.5 knots


Expedition Suite Q2

Arctic Superior QJ

Arctic Superior P2D

Arctic Superior U2D

Polar Outside A2

Polar Outside J3

Polar Outside O2D

Polar Inside I2D

Polar Inside K2D

Polar Inside K4D


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