Following the success of its new Polar Class 6 ship, Hondius, Oceanwide Expeditions has ordered a sister ship built by the same manufacturer. M/V Janssonius is scheduled to be completed in October next year.
Florian Piper, Director of Product Development, Oceanwide Expeditions
This is the start of a new Era in polar expedition cruising: the Dutch flagged expedition vessel “Plancius”, operated by Oceanwide Expeditions from Vlissingen, the Netherlands, is almost ready to set sail to Antarctica, offering the maiden voyage on 08 January 2010.
BTN interviews Michel van Gessel, Managing Director, Oceanwide Expeditions on winning World’s Leading Polar Expedition Operator at the 16th annual World Travel Awards staged at the five-star Grosvenor House, a JW Hotel in London