Poseidon Expeditions declared that it has signed an settlement with ship operator SunStone Ships, Inc. to lengthen the constitution of the 114-passenger expedition ship Sea Spirit for two decades. This will keep the ship traveling the Poseidon Expeditions banner until finally May well 2024.
Nikolay Saveliev, founder and president of Poseidon Expeditions, a expert in active adventure cruises in Arctic and Antarctic regions, said that the Sea Spirit has been given wonderful acceptance in the marketplace and that the corporation is delighted to be equipped to go on presenting the ship to its journey partners and polar tourists close to the world.
“With the Sea Spirit, we have a lesser-capacity, top quality vessel that’s perceived as really desirable in contrast with most of the newly declared polar-course ships in the assortment of two hundred-500 travellers. All those wanting to go to Antarctica or to the Arctic recognize the positive aspects that a lesser vessel can offer – superior access to remote parts and landing web sites far more ‘face time’ with the expedition crew and a camaraderie among the guests and workers that is far more hard to achieve aboard bigger ships,” he added.
Saveliev ongoing: “This ship has shipped a continuously high amount of support and performance in the polar regions from the ship’s officers, catering and hospitality crew. Sunstone has completed a wonderful work maintaining the passenger parts renovated and the specialized features continuously current, these kinds of as the new, point out-of-the artwork Rolls Royce Zero Velocity Stabilizers set up in 2019. Merged with our fantastic expedition workers, which curates encounters for our guests that are partaking, instructional and enjoyment, it’s no speculate the Sea Spirit achieves a four.9 ranking out of a possible 5. from TrustPilot, the nicely-established third-occasion critique web site.”
The founder of Poseidon added that ideas ended up nonetheless shifting forward with a new build, configured for less than 150 travellers, but that an formal announcement with specifics was nonetheless forthcoming.
Like a migrating hen, the Sea Spirit spends her year among the two polar regions, in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean from late Oct by mid-March and then in the sub-Arctic and Arctic regions of the British Isles, Svalbard, Franz Josef Land and Greenland from mid-May well by September.
About Poseidon Expeditions
With places of work in the US, United kingdom, Germany, Russia, Cyprus and China, Poseidon Expeditions is a foremost supplier of polar expeditions in the cruise business. The corporation is committed to protected and environmentally responsible polar journey. It is a member of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) and the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO).