Two ships, two itineraries, one mission: With an extraordinary rescue operation the crews of the two expedition ships MV Plancius and MV Ortelius managed to recover unmanned remote controlled seagliders in the Greenland Sea a few days ago.
In 2013 Oceanwide Expeditions had the idea to further upgrade our Polar expedition vessel 'Ortelius'. The idea became reality and the goal was to finish all activities during the annual docking in spring 2014.
Come and meet us at the Scuba Show in Longbeach, California - USA
Enjoy nature, off the beaten track.
Metallica was given an Oceanwide flag with the signatures of all staff & crew aboard Ortelius
Oceanwide Expeditions announced the complete refit of all cabins on deck 5 aboard the vessel Ortelius.
The band arrived, the dome was packed and all were waiting for what they knew would be music history. The band also emphasized how special Antarctica is and how we should save this for the future.
Oceanwide meets the Emperor Penguins of Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
The scenery in front of us was at its wildest, with huge cloud formations of different kinds, some of them running along the slopes of the volcano appearing like if it was erupting with fumes!