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Venezuelan patrol boat sinks following collision with RCGS Resolute

The 146-berth RCGS ResoluteA Venezuelan Coast Guard patrol boat capsized and sank following a collision with a Portuguese-flagged cruise ship in international waters in the early morning hours (local time) of Monday, March 30. The collision between the unnamed patrol boat and RCGS Resolute, a vessel owned by Canada-based One Ocean Expeditions, occurred around 13.3 nautical miles off Isla de Tortuga. (bairdmaritime.com)

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One Ocean Expeditions to Restructure

One Ocean Expeditions - OOE (Logo)ONE Ocean Expeditions (OOE) overnight advised customers it is set to be placed into administration and has confirmed its upcoming 17 Jan “Ultimate Antarctica” departure would not take place. The company has not operated any voyages since Oct 2019, with its RCGS Resolute impounded in Argentina over a payment dispute. (expeditioncruising.com)

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One Ocean In ‘Advanced Discussions’ with New Partner

One Ocean Expeditions - OOE (Logo)One Ocean Expeditions may be nearing a restructuring of its expedition cruise brand, according to a statement. “Our recent efforts at restructuring our business have been going well and we are in advanced discussions with a qualified potential partner to rebuild our business,” said Andrew Prossin, managing director, in a statement which also said the company’s next departure set for Nov. 21 has been cancelled. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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IAATO Distances Itself From One Ocean Expeditions

Int. Ass. Antarctica Tour Operators - IAATO (logo)One Ocean Expeditions - OOE (Logo)The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) has essentially suspended One Ocean Expeditions’ (OOE) membership in the group, according to a statement sent to members and obtained by Cruise Industry News. One Ocean’s future continues to raise a question mark as departures are cancelled and the RCGS Resolute continues to sit in Buenos Aires. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Passengers left in dark about refunds with troubled B.C. expedition cruise company

One Ocean Expeditions - OOE (Logo)Passengers who booked upcoming voyages with a troubled Squamish, B.C.-based expedition cruise company — including some who say they spent $30,000 US — worry their dream vacations are gone with their money. One Ocean Expeditions is facing a heap of problems, most recently with a cancelled cruise to Antarctica that stranded up to 140 guests in Argentina last week. (cbc.ca)

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Russian Statement on Akademik Ioffe and Akademik Sergey Vavilov

The Akademik IoffeThe P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IO RAS) has issued a statement regarding the Akademik Ioffe and Akademik Sergey Vavilov, a pair of expedition ships that were set to operate for One Ocean Expeditions this summer before the charter contract was seemingly cancelled. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Exclusive: Kremlin Commandeers One Ocean Expeditions Cruise Ships, Sailings Disrupted

The Akademik Sergey Vavilov in  South GeorgiaThe Russian Government has commandeered two One Ocean Expeditions ships just four weeks before their departure dates, meaning the line’s cruise season has been heavily disrupted. The ice-strengthened ship Akademik Sergey Vavilov was due to commence its Arctic season in June in Spitsbergen while sister ship, Akademik Ioffe, was due to start in the Canadian Arctic in late July. Both ships were heavily booked for the entire season. Passengers are being rebooked onto the line’s other ship, Resolute. (cruisecritic.com)

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One Ocean Expeditions Announces Podcast Series featuring Leading Adventurers and Explorers

One Ocean Expeditions - OOE (Logo)Entering the world of podcasting, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) is pleased to announce the launch of ‘Polar Tales’ a podcast providing anecdotes from the field, including interviews with experts, adventurers and explorers who have travelled to the frozen landscapes of the polar regions from the Canadian High Arctic and Spitsbergen to Antarctica and South Georgia. (more…)

One Ocean Expeditions launches New Certified OOE Agent Program

One Ocean Expeditions - OOE (Logo)The end of the 2018-19 Antarctic season saw One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) welcome the first group of agents participating in the new OOE Agent Certified FAM Programme. Agents from around the world including the UK, Europe, North America, Australia and China joined OOE hosts for a 10-night voyage to the Antarctic Peninsula on board RCGS Resolute. (more…)

One Ocean Expeditions Wraps Outstanding 2018-19 Antarctic Season

One Ocean Expeditions - OOE (Logo)With the final voyage of the 2018-2019 Antarctic expedition cruise season complete, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) reflects on an exceptional season that took passengers to the Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia, the Falkland Islands and beyond the Antarctic Circle, witnessing incredible wildlife, interacting with special guests and learning from OOE’s team of educators and experienced polar expedition guides. (more…)

One Ocean Expeditions Active Discovery Programming Sets Small-Ship Cruise Specialist a Step Ahead

The 146-berth RCGS ResoluteOne Ocean Expeditions (OOE) stretches its sails to warmer climates with its inaugural Active Discovery programmes. Sailing to South and Central America; Scotland, Ireland and Iceland, as well as Canada’s East Coast, OOE’s new Active Discovery itineraries provide the perfect blend of small-group activities, wildlife viewing, relaxation, rich culture and history. (more…)

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One Ocean Expeditions Encourages Passengers To Become Ambassadors For The Remote Regions They Visit

One Ocean Expeditions - OOE (Logo)Destinations such as the Canadian Arctic are in demand, with numerous OOE voyages exploring this region through July and August each year. Although OOE does not operate voyages in the Canadian Arctic during the month of December, ambassadors for the area are impassioned to share their message that this remote destination is truly remarkable, even during the darkest days of the year. (more…)

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One Ocean Expeditions 2018-2019 Antarctic Expedition Cruise Season – Enhanced Science Programmes, Influencer Led Voyages, New Vessel and Innovative Itineraries

The 146-berth RCGS ResoluteAs the Southern Hemisphere springs to life, leading cruise specialist One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) is launching its 11th Antarctic cruise season. Along with the inaugural voyage of the company’s newest vessel, RCGS Resolute, the Antarctic season will introduce a range of new itineraries, as well as OOE’s enhanced science and special guest programs. (more…)

RCGS Resolute Joins One Ocean Expeditions

The 146-berth RCGS Resolute at Paradise Bay (Artist impression)The RCGS Resolute is now under the One Ocean Expeditions umbrella after a handover ceremony in Hamburg. The vessel joins the Canadian expedition operator on a long-term charter agreement after a 25-year career with Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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