Wednesday 13 September 2023

[updated] Ocean Explorer runs aground in Greenland

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Reports are that Ocean Explorer, under charter to Australian cruise operator Aurora Expeditions, while Aurora's ship, the Greg Mortimer, undergoes repairs, has run aground on Monday in Alpefjord in a national park some 1400 km northeast of Greenland's capital Nuuk. [Current position]

According to information posted by Denmark's Joint Arctic Command (JAC), the Inifinty-class ice-class vessel carrying 206 people has run aground in remote eastern Greenland with the nearest help by sea days away.

At time of writing, there are no reports of injury or damage, either to the vessel or the environment.

[update] the vessel has been pulled free and will sail to the closet port for a technical examination

Follow updates on the recovery at JAC Facebook page. Image: Danish Air Force/Arctic Command

Friday 8 September 2023

Heritage Line sets sail on maiden Upper Mekong voyage

A fortunate group of guests has become the very first cohort to experience luxury Southeast Asian river cruise specialist Heritage Line's first-ever Upper Mekong voyage on board its brand-new designer ship Heritage Line ANOUVONG, during a sensational voyage along one of the world's most remote yet captivating waterways.

Wednesday 6 September 2023

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Friday 1 September 2023

True North Maiden Voyage to the Great Barrier Reef

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In partnership with The Great Barrier Reef Foundation, True North are inviting guests to a once-in-a-lifetime Reef Expedition across the northernmost tip of the Great Barrier Reef. Over eight nights, the inaugural conservation expedition will sail south from the Torres Strait Islands to Cairns, mimicking the movements of some of the Reef’s most majestic animals.