Plancius

M/v “Plancius” was built in 1976 as an oceanographic research vessel for the Royal Dutch Navy and was named “Hr. Ms. Tydeman”. The ship sailed for the Dutch Navy until June 2004 and was eventually purchased by polar operator.


Plancius
Plancius

M/v “Plancius” accommodates 116 passengers in 53 passenger cabins with private toilet and shower in 4 quadruple porthole cabins, 2 triple porthole cabins, 9 twin porthole cabins, 26 twin cabins with window and 2 twin deluxe cabins, all (ca. 12,5 square meters) and 10 twin superior cabins (ca. 21 square meters). All cabins offer lower berths (one queen-size bed in the superior cabins and two single beds in the twin cabins), except for the 4 quadruple cabins (for 4 persons in 2x upper and lower beds), and 2 triple cabins (1 bunk bed plus 1 lower bed).
The vessel was completely rebuilt as a 116-passenger vessel in 2009 and complies with the latest SOLAS-regulations (Safety Of Life At Sea). M/v “Plancius” is classed by Lloyd’s Register and flies the Dutch flag.

Technical Information

Passengers: 116 in 53 cabins
Staff & crew: 47
Length: 89 meters (293 feet)
Breadth: 14,5 meters (47 feet)
Draft: 5 meters (16 feet)
Ice class: 1D (Plancius has a Lloyds class notation 100A1 Passenger ship, Ice Class 1D at a draught of 5 meters)
Displacement: 3211 tonnes
Propulsion: 3x Diesel-Electric
Speed: 10.5 knots average cruising speed



Cabins

Quadruple Porthole

1 porthole
2 upper & lower berths
Private shower & toilet
Desk & chair
Flat screen TV
Telephone and Internet connection
Hair dryer
Ample storage space
This cabin is suitable for families travelling with children, or passengers who do not require a twin or more luxurious cabin




Triple Porthole

1 porthole
1 upper berth & 2 lower berths
Private shower & toilet
Desk & chair
Flatscreen TV
Telephone and Internet connection
Hair dryer
Ample storage space
This cabin is suitable for families traveling with children, or passengers who do not require a twin or more luxurious cabin




Twin Porthole

1 porthole
2 lower berths
Private shower & toilet
Desk & chair
Flatscreen TV
Telephone and Internet connection
Hair dryer
Ample storage space




Twin Window

1 ventana
2 camas bajas
Ducha & baño privado
Escritorio y silla
TV de pantalla plana
Teléfono y conexión de internet
Secador de Pelo
Amplio espacio de almacenamiento




Twin Deluxe

2 windows
2 lower berths
Private shower & toilet
Desk & chair
Flatscreen TV
Telephone and Internet connection
Hair dryer
Ample storage space
These cabins are corner cabins and are slightly more spacious than the normal twin porthole/window cabins




Superior

2 windows
1 double bed
1 sofa bed
Private shower & toilet
Desk & chair
Flatscreen TV
Telephone and Internet connection
Refrigerator
Coffee & tea maker
Hair dryer
Ample storage space




Deck Plan


Gallery


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