Thursday, February 28, 2019

Tierra del Fuego - Magellan Strait

We sailed this morning at 01:00h, after spare machine parts finally arrived at the ship. A Chilean pilote came on board and safely guided us out to sea.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Punta Arenas II

Update, due to delays with supplies, we will leave tomorrow after lunch.

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Punta Arenas

Our ship is waiting for a slot in the harbour of Punta Arenas to take in supplies and fuel. We sail on Tuesday morning. Weather is windy and cold with beautiful light.

Wednesday, February 06, 2019


From February til middle of April
Norway - Chile - Antarctica - South Africa - Norway
More later.

Van februari tot midden april.
Noorwegen - Chili - Antarctica - Zuid Africa - Noorwegen
Meer later.

Sunday, February 03, 2019

Job: decoration and wayfinding design on RV Kronprins Haakon (2017-2018)

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In cooperation with The Arctic University of Norway, the Norwegian Polar Institute & the Institute of Marine Research

Courtesy: Audun Rikardsen, Ole Salomonsen, Fredrik Broms, Espen Bergersen, Truls Tiller, Peter Bondo Christensen, Arvid Sveen, Tor Ivan Karlsen, Elvar Örn, Ann Kristin Balto, Marit Anne Hauan, Kartverket

About RV Kronprins Haakon

Type: Research vessel
Tonnage: 9,145 GT
Length: 100.382 m (329 ft)
Beam: 21 m (69 ft)
Draught: 8.666 m (28 ft)
Depth: 10.408 m (34 ft)
Ice class: Polar Class 3
Installed power: 2 × Bergen B32:40L6 (2 × 3,500 kW)
2 × Bergen B32:40L9 (2 × 5,000 kW)
Propulsion: Diesel-el.; 2 Rolls-Royce US ARC 0.8 FP azimuth thrusters (2 × 5.5 MW)
Two bow thrusters (2 × 1.1 MW)
Range: 15,000 nautical miles (28,000 km; 17,000 mi)
Endurance: 65 days at cruising speed
Capacity: Accommodation for 55 in 38 cabins
1,180 m3 cargo hold
20 TEU containers
Crew: 15–17
Aviation facilities: Helipad and hangar