318 Passengers (318 with upper beds)
Hurtigruten is a traditional norwegian cruise line. Since 1893 it is active in the mailboat service along the norwegian fjord coast. Every day one of the 11 mailboats starts in Bergen to the 12 day post ship route. Meanwhile Hurtigruten also offers exciting expedition cruises through South America, the Antarctica and lots of other destinations. They always focus on sustainability, that's why the ships all sail with sustainable fuel and they don't want to pollute the environment in which they sail. Rubbish collecting is only one of the interesting shore excursions.
Launched in 2007, the new Fram honors one of the most popular ships in the history of expedition cruising, sailing from 1893 to 1912. The great explorers Fridtjof Nansen and Roald Amundsen were pioneers in Arctik- and Antarctic expeditions and contributed to the conception of a vessel cruising oceans under extreme conditions. The Fram with a total capacity of only 378 guests has the perfect size to reach unique and distand destinations which are rarely accessable for most ships. Spacious outside areas allow the low number of guests to enjoy the outstanding individually. Additionally, the Panorama Salon offers to enjoy the view with a more intimate atmosphere from the inside. To refine the experience, the Fram is not equipped with classic zodiacs, but by special polar cycle boats, which allow more space, comfort and stability.
- Built in: 2007
- Length: 114 m
- Speed: 13 Knoten
- Tonnage: 11647 BRZ
- Passengers: 318
As the first cruise line Hurtigruten has banned all single-use plastic from its fleed. These things, e. g. straws oder plastic bags will be replaced by paper or other biological disposable material.
Atmosphere on board of Fram
The Fram has its own expedition team. Therefore it functions as its own university at sea, which sails with 13 knots along the attractions. Your cruise is created interesting and educational thanks to the presentations. Additional to that, the Fram has a panoramic salon from which you can observate the highlights of the arctic waters. On board guests feel comfortable who like to experience new adventures and are interested in the arctic waters. The simple interior design lets you concentrate on the important thing: The Destination.
Fram is the perfect ship for discoverer who like to go on expeditions with experts. Who is interested in great expeditions and slways wanted to go on arctic waters is right on board of Fram.
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