The MV Ortelius was built in 1989 as an ice-breaking passenger ship and is named after the Dutch geographer and cartographer Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598). She was last renovated and revised in 2018. Experience on the robust, agile and comfortable
MV Ortelius an unforgettable journey into the ice of the polar regions. The ship has ice class L1 (corresponds to A1) and is therefore very suitable for trips into the ice of the polar regions. On deck and on the open bridge you have the opportunity to observe the breathtaking landscape and animal life. You will also have the opportunity to explore the landscape and wildlife on various zodiac tours on the water. The ship is equipped with comfortable cabins for 108 passengers. All cabins are bright outside cabins and have portholes or windows and a private bathroom with shower.
The public areas include a U-shaped restaurant, a bar and a lecture room, where the informative exploration program is explained by lecturers and guides.
The helicopter can only be used on designated trips and in accordance with local regulations.
Max. 108 Passengers
Ice class: 1A
52 Exterior cabins
Doctor on board
Credit card payment possible
The four-bed cabin has two bunk beds, a porthole, a desk and chair and a private WC/shower.
The two-bed cabin with the possibility of a three-bed cabin has a bunk bed and an additional, possible lower bed, a porthole, a desk with chair and a private WC/shower.
The twin bedded cabin with porthole has two beds below, a desk and chair and a private toilet/shower.
The twin bedded cabin with window has two beds below, a desk and chair and a private WC/shower.
The Deluxe twin bedded cabin has two lower beds, windows, a desk and chair and a private toilet/shower.
The double super cabin has a double bed, a sofa bed, a window and a private WC/shower.