Akademik Ioffe was designed and built in Finland for the Russian Academy of Science, to travel quietly, during hydro-acoustic research. The vessel carries a maximum of 107 guests in a variety of cabin configurations. This Polar Adventure Ship is exceptionally maneuverable and quick. External stabilizers and a built-in trimming system provide exceptional stability. Akademik Ioffe, sister ship to Akademik Sergey Vavilov, has an ice-strengthened hull and a cruising speed in open water of 14.5 knots. All cabins have exterior views. Cabins have either shared, semi-private or private facilities. One dining room with unreserved seating. Lounge and bar, open afternoon and evening. Theater-style presentation room.
Ship amenities: platform for optional kayaking & camping, fleet of Zodiacs, exceptionally stable, fully enclosed lifeboats, ice-strengthened hull, ship-to-shore communications via satellite, only 107 guests, choice of shared, semi-private and private facilities, clinic with licensed doctor, one elevator between decks 1 and 5.
Triple (shared facilities) 1 upper and 1 lower berth, sofa bed, washbasin in the cabin writing desk, porthole
Twin (shared facilities) 1 upper and 1 lower berth, washbasin in cabin, writing desk, porthole
Twin (semi-private facilities) 1 lower berth, 1 sofa bed, writing desk, window
Twin Private Facilities 1 sofa bed, 1 lower berth, writing desk, window
Superior2 lower berths, writing desk, window
Suite 1 double berth in a separate sleeping area, windows, 1 sofa bed, private facilities, TV/DVD
Cook Suite 1 double berth in a separate sleeping area, 1 sofa bed, private facilities with bathtub, desk/chair
See Above Description.
One dining room with unreserved seating. Lounge and bar opened afternoon and evening.
Gym, sauna and swimming pool, Library with a collection of polar-themed books.
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