Polar Pioneer small ship
Polar Pioneer was built in Finland in 1985 as an ice-strengthened research ship and refurbished in 2000. She has a bar/lounge/library area, a small fleet of Zodiacs and an open bridge policy.
Passengers: 54 – all cabins have outside portholes and some have shared facilities
Itineraries: Scottish Islands, Arctic, Greenland, Antarctic
Operators: Aurora (Waterproof Expeditions operate the onboard diving)