Oleg Tinkov has his own fancy hobby. He had his own icebreaker built in the Dutch Damen shipyard in Vlissingen.
The story of the construction two ships has caused quite some confusion. We were then contacted by Swan Hellenic and we were promised an clarification of the situation.
Russian Vodohod and British Swan Hellenic announce that they have commissioned two expedition ships. Looking at those, the ships are clearly the same ships.
Heritage Expeditions’ ship has reached New Zealand from Russia and is getting ready for the Antarctic season
VIVA Cruises will take over the expedition ship “SEAVENTURE” on November 1, 2020 and will be on route in the North Sea and Baltic Sea.
Due to the COVID pandemic, many operators have cancelled their Antarctic season, while others are waiting. We offer an overview.
Almost all major expedition tour operators and shipping companies have now finally cancelled their Antarctic season due to the COVID pandemic.
Hurtigruten reports strong demand for cruises for the coming years
and the establishment of a separate unit for expedition cruises
The New Zealand company Heritage Expeditions has been given green light for its expedition voyages and will start in local waters from November.
With Poseidon Expeditions, another long-standing and experienced tour operator has cancelled its Antarctic season due to the COVID pandemic.
In a beautiful new video about South Georgia, Sir David Attenborough explains the rules of conduct and the importance of the island to future visitors.
Dark clouds loom over tourism to the Antarctic four months before the start of the season due to the still prevailing COVID-19 pandemic.
The RCGS Resolute, which used to travel to Polar regions as “Hanseatic”, is to be auctioned on the island of Curacao.
On June 1, 2020, the keel was laid down for the newest ship of the shipping company Oceanwide Expeditions, the “M/V Janssonius”.
The Falkland Islands make their tourism plans dependent on the development of the COVID-19 pandemic and think in all directions.