HR34 POLARLYS


 

Polarlys

 

Built by Ulstein Verft of Ulsteinvik for Troms Fylkes Dampskibsselskab, delivered on 18 March 1996. Shipyard number, 223. Cost, around 511,000,000 kroner.

 

11,341 gross, 4,335 nett, 850 deadweight tonnes. Overall length 123.0 metres, beam 19.5 metres, depth 7.2 metres. Two 5,400 BHP Bergen Diesel BRM 9 diesels, each coupled to a Bergen Diesel KRG 9 diesel, 19 knots. Two 1,075 BHP Ulstein bow thrusts, one 1,200 BHP azimuth stern thrust.

 

First Hurtigrute departure from Bergen on 17 April 1996. 

 

Became part of Hurtigruten Group (now Hurtigruten ASA) fleet in March 2006.