FRAM

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Registered Owner:  Hurtigruten ASA - Norway  

Hurtigruten or Bergen Line or Norwegian Coastal Line. Well-known names for the combination of OVDS (Ofotens Dampskibsselskab and Vesteraalens Dampskibsselskab) and TFDS ( Troms Fylkes  Dampskibsselskab) Both companies merged in 2006.  New company name Hurtigruten Group ASA
The FRAM is first of all designed as an expedition cruiseship. However it is also possible to operate the coastal route Bergen-Kirkenes 

Entered service: 2007 - Gross tonnage: 11.647 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 276 - All berths: 318- Passenger decks: 7 - Length: 113,72 m. - Beam: 20,20 m. - Main propulsion : 4 diesel engines make MAK type 6M25 - 6 cyl. 4 stroke total output 7.924 kW. at 750 rpm. - 2 Rolls Royce controllable pitch  propellers at 184 rpm. - Service speed: 13 knots - Max. speed: 16,6 knots - Built: Fincantieri - Italy - Yard no. 6144 - Classification: Lloyds Register - Flag: Norway.

  Passenger space ratio All berths: 36.63
Narvik Dec.29-2007- The Norwegian cruise ship Fram with 318 passengers on board drifted into an iceberg in Antarctica overnight Saturday but there were no injuries and passengers were reported to be calm. The accident was caused by engine failure, according to the Norwegian Coastal Voyage Group, Hurtigruten, in Narvik.

 ALL INTERIOR IMAGES COURTESY OF PAM MASSEY AND HURTIGRUTEN

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