50 Years of Victory

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 one of the world’s largest, most-powerful nuclear icebreaker.

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Complete with a helicopter for shore excursions, Victory is a ship unlike any other, with the ability to go where other ships cannot. Explore the inside of this ship in 360VR:

North Pole: Inside the 50 Years of Victory Nuclear Icebreaker (360° VR)

50 Years of Victory on its way to the North Pole

50 Years of Victory on its way to the North Pole

50 Years of Victory, breaking ice

50 Years of Victory, breaking ice

North Pole, 50 Years of Victory

North Pole, 50 Years of Victory

50 Years of Victory

Image by Quark passenger, John Weller

50 Years of Victory

Celebration at the North Pole

Celebration at the North Pole



  • 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

Ship Specifications

  • Staff and Crew 140
  • Guests 128
  • Length 150.7 meters
  • Breadth (Beam) 30 meters
  • Draft 11.00 meters
  • Propulsion 2 nuclear reactors 74,000 horsepower
  • Ice Class LL1 (the highest rating possible)
  • Cruising Speed 18 knots in open water
  • Registration In Russia by Rosatomflot
  • Lifeboats 4 fully enclosed

Deck Plan



Standard twin cabins have one lower berth with a curtain and a sofa that is converted to a bed each night. The private facilities are en suite, with a shower. The exterior window opens. The TV is connected to CCTV system. The DVD player is attached to the TV. You may borrow CDs from the ship’s library.

Mini Suite

Each Mini Suite has a sitting area with a sofa bed, and a bed separated from the sitting area. The private facilities have a shower. The window opens. Amenities include and a TV to a CCTV system and a DVD player.


A suite has a bedroom and a sitting area with a sofa bed, private facilities with bathtub or shower, refrigerator, window that opens, TV and DVD player, coffee maker, safe.

Victory Suite

There is only one Victory Suite. It has a separate bedroom and sitting area, with a sofa bed in sitting room. The private facilities include a shower. The amenities include a refrigerator, coffee maker and safe. The window opens. The TV is connected to a CCTV system. You may borrow DVDs from the library to play in the DVD attached to the TV.

Arktika Suite

This has a very spacious bedroom with a single bed and a sitting room with a sofa bed. The private facilities have a bathtub. The exterior windows open. (Views are obstructed in cabins 46 and 48.) Amenities include a TV/DVD combination, coffee maker, safe, and fresh fruit, drinks, and snacks. The TV is connected to a CCTV system.

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