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Oceanwide Confirms Second Expedition Newbuild with Brodosplit

Oceanwide Expeditions will build a second new ship for a October 2021 delivery, said Wijnand Van Gessel, owner, in an interview with Cruise Industry News. “We have had a good experience with the shipyard, working with them as a partner,” said Van Gessel, speaking via phone from the yard. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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New Ship Boost for Oceanwide Expeditions

The new 196-passenger polar class expedition vessel  Hondius (Artist impression)The all-new Hondius passenger ship is set to launch in the summer of 2019. The ship will be the first registered Polar Class 6 cruise ship in the world. Hondius has been set to structurally and technologically that has been optimized to respond to polar weather and wildlife conditions. (more…)

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Oceanwide Expeditions reaches Snow Hill emperor penguin colony

Yesterday Oceanwide Expeditions (Nov. 22) reached the remote emperor penguin colony on Snow Hill Island for the second year running. Using the helicopters staged aboard its vessel Ortelius, Oceanwide flew passengers to this rarely visited Antarctic location, then led small hiking groups toward the site – one of the largest breeding colonies of the world’s most iconic penguin species. (more…)

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Hondius Floats Out at Brodosplit

Oceanwide Expeditions is one step closer to taking delivery of its first newbuild ship as the 196-guest Hondius touched water for the first time today (June 09) at Brodosplit Shipyard in Croatia. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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