The M/V Plancius is a small-scale ship with only 53 cabins for up to 114 passengers. The cabins are very comfortable and all have a private shower and toilet. The ship also has a restaurant and a lounge with stunning panoramic view. Also on the deck you can enjoy the impressive natural beauty what to you.

  • Antarctica | M/V Plancius
    Antarctica | M/V Plancius

    © Sandra Petrowitz - Oceanwide Expeditions

  • Antarctica | M/V Plancius
    Antarctica | M/V Plancius

    © Hanneke Dallmeijer - Oceanwide Expeditions

  • Antarctica | M/V Plancius - twin window cabin
    Antarctica | M/V Plancius - twin window cabin

    © Heiner Kubny - Oceanwide Expeditions

  • Antarctica | M/V Plancius
    Antarctica | M/V Plancius

    © Heiner Kubny - Oceanwide Expeditions

  • Antarctica | M/V Plancius
    Antarctica | M/V Plancius

    © Hanneke Dallmeijer - Oceanwide Expeditions

  • Antarctica | M/V Plancius
    Antarctica | M/V Plancius

    © Heiner Kubny - Oceanwide Expeditions

  • Antarctica | M/V Plancius
    Antarctica | M/V Plancius

    © Heiner Kubny - Oceanwide Expeditions

  • Antarctica | M/V Plancius
    Antarctica | M/V Plancius

    © Hanneke Dallmeijer - Oceanwide Expeditions

  • Antarctica | M/V Plancius
    Antarctica | M/V Plancius

    © Rolf Stange - Oceanwide Expeditions

This ship, at that point still called Hr. Ms. Tydeman, was built in 1976 for the Dutch Navy as an oceanographic research ship. In June 2004 the ship was retired and in December 2006 it was sold. The ship has been completely renovated. The M/V Plancius has 53 huts for 114 passengers. The very comfortable huts all have their own shower and toilet. Furthermore there is a restaurant of course and an observation lounge with a stunning panoramic view. You can also enjoy all the beauty of nature from the deck.

Specifications of the Plancius:
- passengers: 116 in 53 cabins
- number of crew members: 45
- length: 89 m
- width: 14.5 meter
- depth: 5 metres
- Ice class: 1 d (Lloyds class notation 100A1)
- gross weight: 3434 ton
- number of zodiacs: 10 Mark V
- Motor: 3 x Diesel-Electric
- Maximum speed: 10-12 knots

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