Albatros Expeditions, the industry-leading provider of unforgettable expedition voyages, is pleased to announce the arrival and takeover of its newest vessel, Ocean Albatros, in Tromsø, Norway. The state-of-the-art ship has arrived just in time for the 2023 Arctic season, where it will depart on voyages to the awe-inspiring destinations of Svalbard, Iceland, and Greenland.
Søren Rasmussen, Founder and Chairman of Albatros Expeditions was one of the first to embark Ocean Albatros for its precruise from Tromsø to Longyearbyen, where it welcomed its first guests on the 15 June, 2023. Søren commented: “The vessel was delivered to us on 10 June, 2023 and we have been onboard for the past few days. It looks like the vessel is absolutely perfect for these conditions – very stable and performs great. We are just preparing to welcome our first guests onboard and I look forward to hearing what they think of Ocean Albatros, but I have very high expectations”.
The arrival of Ocean Albatros, alongside its sister ship, Ocean Victory, marks a new era of sustainability and environmental conservation for Albatros Expeditions. Both vessels are specially designed to reduce their carbon footprint and minimise their environmental impact, making them an ideal fleet for eco-conscious travelers who wish to explore the Arctic and Antarctica, while preserving their natural wonders.
In addition to its environmental efficiencies, Ocean Albatros also features an extraordinary expedition team. Albatros Expeditions is proud to have a team of experienced and passionate expedition leaders, naturalists, photographers and wildlife experts on board. They are dedicated to creating an immersive and educational experience for guests, showcasing the magic of the Arctic and the importance of sustainable tourism.
Ocean Albatros is equipped with the latest technology, safety and navigation equipment, enhancing guest comfort and making it the perfect vessel for polar explorations. Besides being a certified ice-class vessel, Ocean Albatros features unique opportunities for our guests to combine the modern day amenities with the spirit of adventure expeditions. The panorama sauna, open-air jacuzzis, 360 outside decks and hydraulic observation platforms all offer a unique perspective while sailing around the pristine environment of our polar regions.
The spacious cabins are elegantly furnished in Scandinavian style, providing guests with a luxurious and comfortable environment in which to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of adventure. “We are thrilled to welcome the Ocean Albatros and embark on new voyages this Arctic season,” said Greg Carter, CCO of Albatros Expeditions. “With the new vessel’s eco-efficient technology, the once-in-a-lifetime experiences that our dedicated and passionate team will provide, and the superior comfort that the Ocean Albatros affords our passengers, we are confident that we are offering our guests an adventure of a lifetime, while also ensuring the sustainability of this remarkable region.”
Text: PM Albatros Expeditions