Tagged: Antarctica

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises: Expedition fleet to cruise in future without heavy oil




Together with the introduction of new expedition cruise catalogues for the 2020-2021 season. Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has also announced that low-pollutant marine gas oil (MGO) will be used exclusively on all routes sailed by its expedition ships in the fleet – the HANSEATIC nature, the HANSEATIC inspiration and the BREMEN from July 2020.

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Peregrine Adventures new expeditions to Antarctica

The Ocean Endeavour - Peregrine AdventuresPeregrine Adventures today launched new expeditions to Antarctica that will benefit both travellers and the environment. Peregrine Adventures’ Antarctica Expeditions aboard the Ocean Endeavour will continue the company’s focus on sustainable and experiential style of cruising. (expeditioncruising.com)

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Antarctica21’s Magellan Explorer Launched



Antarctica21’s Magellan Explorer Launched (Credit: Carlos Kuschel)

The new Magellan Explorer was launched at a shipyard in Chile earlier this week in front of executives, staff and other VIPs from Antarctica21, which is building its first ever new ship for its popular Antarctica fly-cruise operation. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Search for famed explorer’s sailship lost in 1915 called off



The first Endurance in 1912The Antarctic expedition team tasked with locating Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 1912-built barquentine Endurance have called off their search for the famed British explorer’s missing sailship after they lost contact with one of their unmanned submersibles. (bairdmaritime.com)

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Silversea Cruises Hosts Pre-Antarctica Season Expedition Training In The Chilean Andes



Silversea Expeditions (Logo)Ahead of the Antarctica season, 12 members of Silversea’s Expedition Team spent four days at pre-season training in the Chilean Andes. Between October 29 and November 3, the team of expedition specialists undertook a number of educational activities, building on their existing skillsets and enabling them to enrich the offering for Silversea’s guests.

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Lindblad Expeditions – National Geographic new Epic Antarctica itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance



National Geographic Endurance (Artist impression courtesy Ulstein Group - Lindblad Expeditions)Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced an additional voyage for the newest addition to its fleet, National Geographic Endurance. Slated for delivery in 2020, the 126-guest vessel is the first new polar build in the line’s history. (expeditioncruising.com)

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