MS Fridtjof Nansen is the 2020 addition to Hurtigruten’s fleet of custom built ships – and the next generation expedition ship. She will explore some of the most wild corners of the globe including Antarctica and the Arctic.

Featuring Hurtigruten's revolutionary battery hybrid powered propulsion system, MS Fridtjof Nansen will be a near identical twin to her sister ship MS Roald Amundsen.

Combining state of the art technology and premium on board experience with Hurtigruten’s 125 years of experience and unparalleled destinations, the two Norwegian built ships introduces the next generation of adventure travel.

DESIGN FEATURES ON MS FRIDTJOF NANSEN

  • An emphasis on natural materials mostly sourced from Norway
  • Simple & clean design that is classically Scandinavian and allows the beauty of nature to take centre stage
  • 20% reduction in harmful emissions
  • Design created in collaboration between Rolls-Royce and the famous Norwegian yacht designer Espen Øino
  • Will feature large observation decks, infinity pools and Jacuzzis where guests will be able to relax and embrace the beauty of the nature around them
  • Has a strengthened hull specifically designed for breaching ice

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The stunning scenery will be reflected in a rich and comfortable interior design. Scandinavian materials from nature, such as granite, oak, birch and wool will be used to create relaxed and stylish cabins and public areas. All cabins are outside, 50% will have private balconies, aft suites will feature private outdoor Jacuzzis with spectacular views.

The core of the onboard experience is the Nansen Science Center, an edutainment venue to guests and crew meet to create a deeper understanding of the areas we explore. Nansen Science Center will also be the on board HQ for the Expedition Team. MS Fridtjof Nansen's three restaurants will host a variety of dining options, with menus drawn from our rich Norwegian and Nordic tradition, as well as international cuisine and local inspiration.

Whether enjoying your meal at Aune Main Dining, Fredheim – the informal international meeting place, or the specialty restaurant Lindstrøm, you will indulge in low key yet refined, modern Norwegian Nordic cooking – where our honest and delicious cuisine reflects our destinations.

After a day of exploring new destinations, guests can relax and rejuvenate in the elegant Explorer Lounge, a large gym and Wellness center, or enjoy the scenery and sunsets on the massive in- and outdoor Observation Decks with the aft infinity pool and jacuzzis as one of the highlights.Explorer-Lounge-MS-Roald-Amundsen-MS-Fridtjof-Nansen-HGR-123576

Each expedition voyage is accompanied by a hand-picked team of specialists and modern-day explorers. Highly experienced, passionate and knowledgeable, the Expedition Team will be your guides and guardians on your voyage of exploration, instructing you on safety, sustainability and science.

MS Fridtjof Nansen will feature a variety of custom built expedition equipment, including kayaks, a fleet of Blueye underwater drones and Expedition Boats for safe landings in remote areas.

Deck Plan for MS Fridtjof Nansen

Cabins on MS Fridtjof Nansen

Expedition Suite

These suites are large, well-appointed cabins with expansive windows and most have balconies. Some have a private outdoor hot tub. The suites feature flexible sleeping arrangements with comfortable sofas, sitting areas and TV. Expedition suites are exclusively in upper and mid-deck locations. Our Expedition Suite concept includes an amenity kit, bathrobe, espresso maker, and more. Can accommodate up to four passengers.

XL Suite:

Extra Large Corner Suite with private balcony. Ship’s most spacious cabins with large windows, flexible sleeping arrangements, sofabed, TV, minibar, amenity kit, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking.
Cabin grade: MA

XL Suite, no balcony:

Extra Large Corner Suite without balcony. Aft corner suite with sofabed, flexible sleeping arrangements, large windows, TV, minibar, amenity kit, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking.
Cabin grade: MB

Large suite w/balcony:

Large Corner Suite with private balcony, flexible sleeping arrangements, sofabed, TV, minibar, amenity kit, bathrobe, kettle, espresso maker. Adapted for guests with wheelchair. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking.
Cabin grade: MDStateroom-MS-Roald-Amundsen-MS-Fridtjof-Nansen-HGR-123599

Suite w/balcony:

Suites with private balcony, different sizes, top-high decks, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofabed, TV, minibar, amenity kit, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking.
Cabin grade: ME

Corner Suite w/balcony:

Aft Corner Suite with private balcony and hot tub. Various sizes, large windows, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofa, TV, minibar, amenity kit, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking.
Cabin grade: MC

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Corner suite:

Corner suite with large windows. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking.
Cabin grade: MF


Arctic Superior Cabins on MS Fridtjof Nansen:

Arctic Superior class cabins are comfortable and roomy accommodation and most have balconies. Flexible sleeping arrangements, sofa beds, TV and other features make this one of our most popular categories. Our Arctic Superior concept includes an amenity kit, kettle, tea and coffee. Can accommodate two to four passengers.

Outside cabin w/balcony:

High deck cabins with balcony. Spacious cabins, different sizes, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofabed, TV, amenity kit, kettle, tea and coffee. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking.
Cabin grade: XT
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Outside cabin w/ balcony:

Accessible cabin with balcony. High deck, broad balcony, double bed, TV, amenity kit, kettle, tea and coffee.
Cabin grade: XY

Outside cabin on lower/middle decks:

Large cabins without balcony. Lower/middle decks, flexible sleeping arrangements, sofabed, TV, amenity kit, kettle, tea and coffee. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking.
Cabin grade: TT

Outside cabin on lower/middle deck:

Large accessible cabins without balcony. Lower/middle decks, flexible sleeping arrangements, TV, amenity kit, kettle, tea and coffee. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking.
Cabin grade: TY

Outside cabin w/ balcony:

High deck cabins with balcony
Cabin grade: XTD


Polar Outside on MS Fridtjof Nansen

The Polar Outside cabins are primarily on the middle decks with windows, most are spacious, have flexible sleeping arrangements and TV for excellent and high standard accommodation. Can accommodate two to four passengers.

Outside cabin on lower/middle deck:

Larger cabins on middle decks. Most 20 square meters, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofabed, TV. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking.
Cabin grade: RR

Outside cabin on lower/middle decks:

Cabins on middle decks. Double bed, TV.
Cabin grade: RS

Outside cabin:

Cabins on middle decks with porthole. Spacious cabins, flexible sleeping arrangements, TV. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking.
Cabin grade: RL

Deck Plan for MS Fridtjof Nansen

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Our Hurtigruten Explorer Voyages including MS Fridtjof Nansen Sailings can be found here.