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MS Otto Sverdrup

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MS Otto Sverdrup (formerly MS Finnmarken) is named after a great Norwegian polar hero. Sverdrup was the first person to ski across Greenland, was a key member of polar expeditions and was the captain of the legendary Arctic ship “Fram”. He also served as a Hurtigruten captain between expeditions. The re-designed MS Otto Sverdrup is an ice class 1C ship. It's equipped with advanced maritime technology that makes her exceptionally well suited for expedition cruises in Norway.

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Ship Statistics
Year Built 2002
Refurbished 2020
Tonnage 15,690 tons
Registry Norway
Length 454 feet
Beam 70 feet
Passenger Capacity 919
Crew Size 333
# of Inside Cabins 32
# of Outside Cabins 222
# of Cabins w/ Verandas 17
# of Suites 23
Max. Room Occupancy 2
Age Restrictions
One person must be 21 or older
Dinner Seatings 1
Main Dining Room Seating Assigned
Dining Hours 6:30PM
Tipping Expected? Yes
Tipping Guidelines
Hurtigruten recommends 80 NOK (approximately $12.00 USD) per day, per guest on expedition cruises. These amounts can be adjusted onboard.
Onboard Currency US Dollar
Services & Amenities
Bars/Lounges Yes
Beauty Salon/Barber Shop Yes
Casino No
Chapel No
Disco/Dancing No
Elevators Yes
Hot Tub Yes
Cell Phone Service Yes
Internet Access Yes
Internet Center Yes
Wireless Internet Access Yes
Laundromats (self service) No
Laundry/Dry Cleaning Yes
Library Yes
Movie Theatre No
Outdoor Movie Screen No
Onboard Weddings No
Shops Yes
Showroom No
Spa Yes
Video Arcade No
Fitness & Sports Facilities
Basketball Court No
Fitness Center Yes
Golf Driving Net No
Golf Simulator No
Ice Skating Rink No
Jogging Track No
Mini-Golf Course No
Rock Climbing Wall No
Swimming Pool No
Tennis Court No
Water Slide No
Water Sports Platform No
Cabin Features & Amenities
24-Hour Room Service No
Hair Dryer Yes
Safe Yes
Telephone Yes
Television Yes
Kids Facilities
Babysitting No
Children's Playroom No
Kiddie Pool No
Supervised Youth Program No
Teen Center No
Water Playground/Splash Park No
Special Needs & Requests
Adjoining Cabins
     (private connecting doors)
No
Kosher Meals No
Single Occupancy Cabins No
Single Share Program No
Wheelchair-Accessible Cabins Yes