Kronprins Haakon – icebreaker research vessel

The new icebreaker research vessel, Kronprins Haakon, will be equipped with state-of-the-art scientific instrumentationon. The vessel is classified icebreaker and will  have year-round operation in ice-covered waters.

Vessel in ice

Kronprins Haakon

The new icebreaker research vessel will be a valuable continuator of Norwegian research traditions in the Arctic Illustration: Ann Kristin Balto / Norwegian Polar Institute

Kronprins Haakon is scheduled for operation in 2018 and will monitor the environmental state and the climate state of both the Arctic and the Antarctic.

The vessel will be based in Tromsø.

Read more about the vessel (in Norwegian)

Cruise plan

(Choose "Toktkalender" in kalenderkategori and "Kronprins Haakon" as skip)