A true Xplorer vessel.


R/V PolarXplorer is a state-of-the-art polar vessel which was completely refitted in 2022 with new interior and a completely overhauled technical system.

She provides maximum safety and comfort for crew and guests. The lower aft deck with its heavy lifting cranes allows for safe launching of large tenders. Outfitted to support subsea ROV’s, dive, multitenders, and track vehicle polar operations.


Services on-board the R/V PolarXplorer

  • 12 pax Accommodation
    • 6 x 1 berth cabin with ensuite for the charterer
    • 3 x 2 berth cabin with ensuite for the charterer
  • All rooms equipped with LAN connections and TV
  • Messroom/Lounge with entertainment system
  • Gym, fully air conditioned
  • Office at bridge level
  • Wi-Fi throughout the accommodation
  • Indoor storage rooms and workshops


Specifications of the R/V PolarXplorer 

Vessel PolarXplorer
Built 1981, Norway
Rebuilt 2022, Denmark
Class RINA
Notation 1C
Flag Norway
IMO 8019409
Call sign LAOS8
MMSI 259090000
Length 42.25 m
Breadth 10.0 m
GRT / NRT 578 / 173


R/V PolarXplorer is an extremely adequate platform to carry out your high latitude requirements supported by the PolarX logistical team with regards to ice navigation, polar logistics and safety.

Download the R/V PolarXplorer Data Sheet.