Wednesday 26 April 2023

Albatros Expeditions launches Ocean Albatros

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The family-owned Scandinavian expeditions cruise operator, Albatros Expeditions is truly excited to introduce its newest next-generation vessel, the Ocean Albatros, to its fleet set to kick off its inaugural expedition cruise adventure into the Arctic this June.

"We are very excited to announce that our Ocean Victory's sister ship, Ocean Albatros, is now fully underway from the building yard, joining our fleet of highly sustainable, modern and innovative state-of-the-art expedition vessels. Redefining the expedition voyage offering, she will provide our many guests with an unparalleled expedition experience, fully supporting a more sustainable and energy-efficient polar expedition cruise concept with the lowest carbon emissions per passenger than any other vessels in their class," says Capt. Michael P. Elwert, President & CEO of Albatros Expeditions.

In addition to the 94 comfortable sea-facing staterooms, lecture lounges, two restaurants, wellness amenities (jacuzzies and sauna), multiple bars, and open deck dining facility, Ocean Albatros has been built to the highest Ice Class 1A, Polar Code 6 compliance. It features a Safe Return to Port, Dynamic Positioning and Zero Speed Stabilizers, showcasing the X-Bow® by Norwegian Ulstein Design - all to increase onboard passenger comfort in head seas, enhancing stability and vessel performance whilst taking our guests safely and in comfort, to the foremost remote regions of the World.

"Our Guests will find some amazing value and incredible itineraries onboard our two state-of the-art sister ships, Ocean Albatros and Ocean Victory. We constantly strive to achieve Service Delivery Excellence in our customer journey by taking a quality and "safety first" approach in everything we do. We always seek to leave a positive impact whilst offering life-changing and

unforgettable Polar voyages to our guests," adds Søren Rasmussen, Founder and Chairman of Albatros Expeditions.

For its maiden season, the Ocean Albatros is set to sail in the Northern Hemisphere, offering memorable expedition cruises to Svalbard, Jan Mayen, Greenland, Iceland and more.

Departing on June 15, 2023, from Longyearbyen, the vessel's maiden voyage will take guests on an 8-day/ 7-night expedition cruise to the stunning Arctic landscapes of Svalbard. With a team of expert guides and naturalists, guests can explore the World's most remote and beautiful destinations and wildlife in comfort, style and safety.

With two ships now running in the Antarctic, we are thrilled to offer longer trips, including a lengthy Antarctic experience, an extended 23-day Falklands and South Georgia itinerary including the South Sandwich Islands, as well as some of our classic trips.

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