Seabourn completes ‘ice model hull test’ for new expedition ship

Seabourn Venture - Ice tank test

Ultra-luxury cruise line Seabourn has marked another milestone in the construction of its new expedition ship, Seabourn Venture, with the completion of ice model testing for the ship’s PC-6 rated hull.

The testing, completed at a large indoor testing basin at Aker Arctic in Finland, provides a proven and effective means of ensuring Seabourn Venture’s hull design will perform as intended in the ice conditions it may encounter.

A ship rated to PC-6 Polar Class standards is capable of summer and autumn operation in ice conditions in Antarctica, the Arctic, and other exotic destinations around the world.

“Seabourn Venture is certainly going to be up to the task”

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