M/V Ocean Nova

The M/V Ocean Nova is a modern and comfortable vessel. She was built in Denmark in 1992 to sail the ice-choked waters of Greenland, and her ice-strengthened hull is ideally suited for expedition travel in Antarctica. The M/V Ocean Nova has capacity for 68 passengers accommodated in comfortable outside cabins, all with private facilities, including dedicated single, twin and triple cabins. In addition to a glass-enclosed observation lounge and presentation room, a spacious dining room, a bar, a library and an infirmary. The ship has Zodiac boats that are well suited for disembarking and wildlife watching.

  • EXPEDITION STAFF & CREW:

  • 38

  • PASSENGERS:

  • 68

  • LIFEBOATS:

  • 2, fully enclosed, capacity of 90

  • LENGTH:

  • 73.0 m

  • BREADTH:

  • 11.0 m

  • DRAFT:

  • 3.7 m

  • PROPULSION:

  • engines – 2,000-horsepower

  • ICE CLASS:

  • 1B, EO (Hull Ice 1A)

  • CRUISING SPEED:

  • 12 knots in open water