Akademik Shokalskiy small ship
Ice-strengthened ship, built in Finland in 1982 and originally used for oceanographic research. She was fully refurbished in 1998 to serve as a research ship for Arctic and Antarctic work and further work completed in 2008. She has two passenger decks with dining rooms, a bar, library and sauna.
Itineraries:East Antarctica, Ross Sea, Russian Arctic
Operator: Heritage Expeditions
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