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Akademik Shokalskiy

Akademik Shokalskiy is the sister ship to the Spirit of Enderby (Professor Khromov). They were both built in 1984 for polar and oceanographic research and, being fully ice-strengthened, they are perfect for expedition travel.


Akademik Shokalskiy
© M. Potts

She carries just 50 passengers and provides comfortable accommodation in twin share cabins approximately half of which have private facilities. All cabins have outside windows or portholes and ample storage space.

On board there is a combined bar/library lounge area and a dedicated lecture room. The cuisine is excellent and is prepared by top NZ and Australian chefs.

The real focus and emphasis of every expedition is getting you ashore as often as possible for as long as possible with maximum safety and comfort. Our Expeditions are accompanied by some of the most experienced naturalists and guides, who have devoted a lifetime to field research in the areas that we visit. The ship is crewed by a very enthusiastic and most experienced Russian Captain and crew.

Technical Information

• Expedition Staff & Crew: 22
• Guests: 50
• Length: 69.7m
• Breadth: 12.9m
• Draft: 4.5m
• Gross Tonnage: 1,753gt
• Engine: 3,000 horsepower
• Ice Class: A1A Super
• Cruising Speed: 10 knots
• Zodiacs: 5

Cabins

Main Deck Triple

Main Deck Twin

Superior

Superior Plus

Mini Suite

Heritage Suite

Gallery


© S. Blanc
© S. Blanc
© S. Blanc

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