Monday, 20 February 2017

Dutch research/survey vessel (ex-Polarbjorn 1974-1995) Arctic Sunrise 1995-

Cuxhaven, Germany 25 April 2016

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Amsterdam, Netherlands, IMO 7382902, MMSI 244538000 and call sign PE6851. Ex-Polarbjorn renamed October 1995. Laid down by Vaagen Verft Engineering, Kyrkesaeterora, Norway on 1 February 1974, launched on 1 September 1974 and commissioned on 1 January 1975. Owned by Stichting Phoenix, Maastricht, Netherlands and managed by Greenpeace International, Vancouver, Canada. Originally built for seals hunting.