MV Grigoriy Mikheev

Oceanwide Expeditions Inc Offers Itinerary of Cruises
Former Names:  None

Grigoriy Mikheev was built for polar and oceanographic research and has an ice-strengthened hull. It is good for tough expedition cruising as it is able to navigate scenic areas where many other vessels cannot go.  Grigoriy Mikheev passengers tend to be Adventurous 45-65 and singles and International. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 43.5 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2.3 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 40.8 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.4 passengers.
Size Very Small
Built 1990
Refit 1998
Tonnage 2000
Passengers (Min/Max) 46/49
Crew 20
Officers Russian
Total  23
All cabins are outside, mostly with two bunk beds and a compact bathroom. Some cabins have shared bathroom facilities. Superior cabins are larger and have a double bed and a single sofa-bed, sitting area, coffee and tea facilities and refrigerator. 
Balcony  0
Ocean View  23
Inside  0
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins  
Pools Out/In  0/0
There is plenty of deck space for observing scenery and wildlife as well as a large bridge open for viewing. The vessel carries a fleet of sturdy Zodiac craft for beach landings.
Jacuzzis  0
Fitness Centre  No
Sauna  Yes
Steam Room  No
Deck Space  Good
There is one plain but comfortable dining room with free seating and serving plenty of good quality solid food. Breakfast is buffet while lunch and dinner are served with a choice of main course. Main Dining Rooms  2
Sittings  1
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  0
Lectures by the expedition staff will be given in the dining room as well as video documentaries and films. There is also an open bridge policy - an excellent place to watch ship operations and maintain a lookout for wildlife.  Show Lounges 1
Cinema No
Library Yes
Casino No
Dress is informal. Comfortable, casual clothing for all inside activities, and good footwear.
Gratuities are divided amongst the entire crew/hotel staff. The guideline is US$8 - US$10 per passenger per day.
Wheelchair cabins 0
Wheelchair access is unsuitable. The ship has no special provisions for severely handicapped persons. Doors are heavy and not too wide. Outside doors have sills. Metal decks can be slippery and icy.  Hoists are not provided and passengers will need to bring their own.
Lifts 0
The rating for children is Unsuitable. There are no children's facilities. 

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