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M/V Ocean Nova

Ocean Nova is a modern and comfortable expedition vessel. She was built in Denmark in 1992 to sail the ice-choked waters of Greenland. She was fully refurbished in 2006 and has since benefitted from annual upgrades and improvements. Her ice-strengthened hull is ideally suited for expedition travel in Antarctica.

In addition to a glass-enclosed observation lounge and presentation room, Ocean Nova also has a spacious dining room, a bar, a library, a small gym, and an infirmary. The ship has a fleet of seven Zodiac boats that are well suited for disembarking and wildlife watching.

All guests aboard Ocean Nova are accommodated in comfortable outside cabins, with three cabin categories: dedicated single, twin and triple cabins. All cabins feature a picture window, a writing desk with chair, a wardrobe, individually controlled heating system, and a private bathroom with shower.

Accommodation details

Category Average size Details
Single cabins 87 ft2 – 8 mt2 One lower single bed
Twin cabins 106 ft2 – 10 mt2 Two lower beds
Triple cabins 150 ft2 – 14 mt2 Two lower beds and one upper bed

Technical Details

PASSENGERS: 72 maximum
EXPEDITION STAFF & CREW: 46
LIFEBOATS: 2 fully enclosed capacity of 110 (in addition to 4 life rafts, capacity 100)
LENGTH: 73.0 m
BREADTH: 11.0 m
PROPULSION: Diesel engines 2,000 horsepower
ICE CLASS: 1B, EO (Hull Ice 1A)
DRAFT: 3.7 m
CRUISING SPEED: 12 knots in open water

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