Sister ship to Hondius with the same high environmental credentials and whole deck observation lounge

Commencing operations in late 2021, Polar Class 6 (equivalent 1A-Super) ship Janssonius offers flexible, advanced, innovative and environmentally friendly touring in the polar regions.

As a sister ship to Hondius she has the same LED lighting, steam heating, bio-degradable paints and lubricants, and state-of-the-art power management systems that keep fuel consumption and CO2 levels minimal.

Janssonius has high-quality accommodation for 170 passengers in six grand suites with balconies (22 square meters, 236 square feet), eight junior suites (20 square meters, 215 square feet), eight superior cabins (20 to 21 square meters, 215 to 226 square feet), 11 twin deluxe cabins, (19 to 22 square meters, 161 to 236 square feet), 14 twin window cabins as well as 27 twin porthole cabins, two triple porthole cabins (12 to 14 square meters, 129 to 151 square feet), and four quadruple porthole cabins that vary in size from 15 to 16 square meters, or 129 to 172 square feet.

Please be aware that a small number of cabins may have a partially obstructed view due to the size of the windows and the design requirements of the ship. For example, some windows may be partly obstructed in the lower half by a gangway. The best view is always on the outer deck or the bridge. 

One entire deck consists of a large observation lounge and separate lecture room and the ship is elegantly designed in stylish mid-century modern décor, with a distinctive, cozy and informal atmosphere.

Janssonius has three separate gangways and a sheltered indoor Zodiac boarding area that can also be used for special outdoor activities, such as kayaking. She also has a tough fleet of rigid-hull inflatable Zodiac boats, advanced stabilizers and two main engines capable of powering the vessel up to 15 knots. The onboard crew and staff number 72.

Passengers:         170 passengers in en-suite cabins

Itineraries:           Arctic, Antarctic

Operator:             Oceanwide Expeditions

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