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Ponant Reveals Green and Gentle Lands Sailing

Le BorealPonant has announced details of “Green and Gentle Lands, Exploring Gardens and Historic Sites,” the first in a series of cruises designed to inspire travelers to “dig deeper into their destinations,” according to the company. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Ponant Building Up in North America

Fincantieri's subsidiary Vard Will Build The First Arctic LNG Cruise Vessel For Ponant  (Artist impression, Stirling Design Int.)The top end of the luxury expedition market is solidly occupied by Ponant, which is in the midst of an aggressive expansion plan. By 2021 the French brand will have its sailing ship, four Boreal-class vessels, six new Explorer-class vessels, and the world’s first ice breaking luxury cruise ship. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Ponant: Bookings are opening for Antarctic cruises in 2019-2020

Le Lyrial (Courtesy Philip Plisson, Ponant)On 22 March, Ponant, the only French-owned cruise line and the world leader in expedition cruises to the polar regions, is opening bookings for more than 22 departures to the Antarctic for the 2019-2020 Winter season. On the programme, a selection of 5 itineraries to discover the White Continent, including 1 that is all new.




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French cruise line Ponant to support the non-profit organisation Sea Plastics’ oceanographic expedition

In a few days, four members of the Sea Plastics non-profit will board the yacht Le Labo for its second scientific expedition. Each year, 8 million tonnes of plastic are thrown into the sea. The goal of this expedition is therefore to study the impact of microplastics on living organisms ranging from bacteria to whales.




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Fact Check: Ponant’s Hybrid Propulsion Systems

Fincantieri's subsidiary Vard Will Build The First Arctic LNG Cruise Vessel For Ponant  (Artist impression, Stirling Design Int.)With so many new and hi-tech expedition vessels coming online in the next few years, there is naturally a lot of hype around each one. Revolutionary propulsion systems, radical hull designs and ultra clean and green energy and waste systems are all touted as the next greatest innovation since sliced bread. (expeditioncruising.com)




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Ponant Selects Adonis Maritime HR Suite

Le Lyrial (Courtesy Philip Plisson, Ponant)Adonis AS, leading providers of global maritime HR solutions, today announced that PONANT, France’s luxury cruise line, in conjunction with Uvea Marine Services (UMS), will be implementing the Adonis Maritime HR Suite to run all their crewing and payroll operations.




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