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Kapitan Dranitsyn |
The KAPITAN DRANITSYN, a Russian icebreaker, chartered for Arctic research cruises. Photographed in the harbor before NABOS 2006 (Nansen-Admundsen Basin Observation System) cruise.
Photograph by Mike Dunn, NC State Museum of Natural Sciences. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)



Kapitan Dranitsyn |
The KAPITAN DRANITSYN with a buoy awaiting deployment in the foreground.
Photograph by Mike Dunn, NC State Museum of Natural Sciences. NOAA Climate Program Office, NABOS 2006 Expedition. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)





KAPITAN DRANITSYN FACTS

Description
Kapitan Dranitsyn is a Russian icebreaker, and is a sister ship to the Kapitan Khlebnikov. She has more been modified as a passenger ship and offers cruise excursions to the Arctic Ocean for groups of up to 100 passengers The ship has a helicopter, fully enclosed lifeboats and a small hospital on board. She carries a fleet of Zodiacs allowing passengers to get closer to Arctic wildlife and icebergs.

Destinations
The vessel offers cruises to the Arctic including Franz Josef Land & Novaya Zemlya

History
Kapitan Dranitsyn was built in Finland and completed in 1980 in Finland. She was built for the former Soviet Union, and has been used as a research vessel by the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI).

Dining
There is a restaurant providing meals three times a day, 24 hour self service coffee and tea station., 24 hour lounge.

Entertainment
Facilities on the ship include indoor pool, gym, saunas, auditorium and library.

Cabins
There are 49 cabins, offering a range of accommodation options including Triple Cabin, Twin Cabin, Suite and Corner Suite. All the cabins and suites have outside views and private facilities.

Ship Summary
Built by:Wärtsilä, Helsinki New Shipyard, Finland
Date Completed:1980
Gross Tonnage:14917
Length:131 m
Width:26.5 m
Passengers:100
Crew:60
IMO:7824405