Twenty years in the making, 50 Years of Victory is the first Arktika-class icebreaker to have a spoon-shaped bow, capable of breaking through ice up to 2.5 meters (9.2 feet) thick! This is the world’s largest, most-powerful nuclear icebreaker.
Complete with a helicopter for shore excursions, Victory is a ship unlike any other, with the ability to go where other ships cannot.
- All cabins have exterior views and private facilities
- TV and DVD Player
- Some cabins come with coffee maker and safe
- Arkitka Suite has a single bed in the bedroom and a sofa bed in the sitting room
- All-inclusive bar and beverages
- Chef prepared meals (all included)
- One dining room with unreserved seating
- Aft Saloon for presentations and socializing
- Victory Bar with exterior views, open from afternoon to late evening
- Polar library
- Gym, two saunas, and small swimming pool
- Passenger elevator
- Onboard helicopter landing pad
- Clinic with licensed doctor
- Helicopter and Zodiacs for sightseeing
- Champagne toast at 90 degrees north
- Hot Air Balloon (optional)
- Staff and Crew: 140
- Guests: 128
- Length: 150.7 meters
- Breadth: 30 meters
- Draft: 11.00 meters
- Propulsion: 2 nuclear reactors 74,000 horsepower
- Ice Class: LL1 (the highest rating possible)
- Cruising Speed: 21 knots in open water
- Registration: In Russia by Rosatomflot
- Lifeboats: 4 fully enclosed
Did You Know?
As lead up to the North Pole voyage, we enter through a high-security nuclear facility, home to some of Russia’s nuclear submarines, prior to boarding the ship 50 Years of Victory. Victory has two nuclear reactors, capable of producing 74,000 horsepower!
The closest permanently inhabited settlement to the North Pole is in Canada. The settlement of Alert in Nunavut is normally home to 5-10 people and lies only 817 kilometers (508 miles) from the North Pole.