Akademik Ioffe

Akademik Ioffe

The Akademik Ioffe was built for the Russian Academy of Science to the same specifications as its sister ship, the Akademik Sergey Vavilov. External stabilisers and a built-in trimming system provide exceptional stability and she has an ice-strengthened hull. All cabins have exterior views and she has plenty of open deck space. Facilities on board include a bar, sauna and plunge pool, as well as a library and a presentation room for wildlife talks and briefings.

Deckplan: Akademik Ioffe

Ship Facts:

  • Guest decks: 2
  • Staff & Crew: 63
  • Passengers: 96
  • Length: 117m
  • Breadth: 18.3m
  • Draft: 6m
  • Lifeboats: 2 fully enclosed
  • Propulsion: 5,000 KW diesel twin engine
  • 14.5 knots in open water
  • Ice Class: L1
  • Registered: Russia

On board:

  • Expert naturalists and historians
  • Access to bridge available
  • 48 cabins, all with exterior views
  • Cabins have either shared, semi-private or private facilities
  • Theatre style presentation room
  • One dining room with unreserved seating
  • Lounge and bar
  • Polar library
  • Multimedia room
  • Ship-to-shore communication via satellite
  • Clinic with licensed doctor
  • Exercise room, sauna and plunge pool
  • One elevator Deck 3 through to Deck 5

 

Cabin Class:

Main Deck Triple Share: Located on Deck 3 these cabins have bunk beds with two long drawers that pull out for excellent storage of clothing and gear. The sofa bed is positioned fore/aft underneath the portholes. Facilities are shared. There is a washbasin with cold/hot water in the cabin, a writing desk/chair and ample storage space. Ecologically sensitive amenities provided in each cabin, wall mounted for easy access. These cabins are efficient and well-appointed with two portholes with the option to open one. Additional features and amenities: Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Milk & Soap, Bathrobes.

Twin Semi-Private: Located on Deck 4 these cabins have two lower berths (one bed and one sofa bed), a writing desk and ample storage. Facilities are semi-private (one bathroom between two cabins). These cabins have tall cupboards for clothes storage, a desk, chair, bookshelf, and all cabins have a window that can be opened. Ecologically sensitive amenities provided in each cabin, wall mounted for easy access. These cabins are efficiently designed and well appointed. Additional features and amenities: Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Milk & Soap, Hairdryer, Bathrobes, Coffee/tea Supplies, mp3 player.

Twin Private: These cabins are located on Deck 4 and 5. All cabins have two lower berths, private washroom facilities (sink, shower, toilet and medicine cabinet), tall cupboards for ample storage, a writing desk/chair, bookshelf, and a window that can be opened. Ecologically sensitive amenities provided in each cabin, wall mounted for easy access. These cabins are spacious and well appointed.  Additional features and amenities: Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Milk & Soap, Hairdryer, Coffee/tea Supplies, Bathrobes and mp3 player.

Superior: Located on Deck 3 these cabins have two lower berths, a loveseat or chair, a writing desk/chair, ample storage and private washroom facilities. Ecologically sensitive amenities provided in each cabin, wall mounted for easy access. All cabins have a porthole that can be opened. These cabins are spacious and well appointed. Additional features and amenities: Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Milk & Soap, Hairdryer, Coffee/tea maker, Vanity kit, Bathrobes, Upgraded bed linen/duvets and mp3 player.

Shackleton Suite: These cabins are located on Deck 4 and 5 and are separated into two spacious rooms, one that is ideal for relaxation with a sofa (convertible to bed), large table, desk, chair, ample storage and a large window that can be opened. The private bedroom has a double berth with upgraded linen/pillow, night light, and private washroom facilities, and a region specific iPad loaded with movies, books, reference material and wildlife guides. Ecologically sensitive amenities provided in each cabin, wall mounted for easy access. All cabins have one double berth in separate sleeping quarters, a writing desk/chair, IPod Dock Alarm Clock. Facilities are private and all cabins have windows, which can be opened.  Additional features and amenities: Upgraded bed linen/duvets, CD player/mini stereo system with connection for mp3 player, use of our CD selection, Mini bar/ice bucket, Hairdryer, Coffee/tea maker, Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Milk & Soap Bar, Vanity kit, Organic cotton luxury logoed bathrobes, Arrival gift basket with healthy snacks and bottle of wine, iPad loaded with reference material and entertainment.

One Ocean Suite: Located on Deck 5 this cabin is separated in two very spacious rooms. One for relaxation with a sofa (convertible to bed), large table, desk, chair, ample storage, and large windows overlooking the bow (forward facing) that can be opened. The private and spacious bedroom features a double bed with up-graded bedding, a night light, a region specific iPad loaded with movies, books, reference material and wildlife guides, iPod alarm clock with audio line, a chair, cupboards and windows overlooking the port side. Ecologically sensitive amenities provided in each cabin, wall mounted for easy access. Facilities are private and have a bathtub. Additional features and amenities: Upgraded bed linen/duvets, CD player/mini stereo system with connection for mp3 player, use of our CD selection, Mini bar/ice bucket, Hairdryer, Coffee/tea maker, Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Milk & Soap Bar, Vanity kit, Organic cotton luxury logoed bathrobes, Arrival gift basket with healthy snacks and bottle of wine, iPad loaded with reference material and entertainment.

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