Silver Explorer ship

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Silver Explorer

Silver Explorer statistics

Length: 108 meters (354 feet)
Speed: 26 kph or 16 mph
Motion stabilizers: Yes
Ice-strengthened hull: Yes
Registry: Bahamas
Cabins: 66
Passengers: 132
Passenger-to-crew ratio: Nearly 1 to 1


Phone and fax calls are high - the ship-to-shore phone company charges as much as $15 per minute ($900 per hour) when you are in Antarctica.

Daily satellite newssheet

It's provided free each morning.

Laundry & dry cleaning

The ship's laundry, dry cleaning, and tailoring department does quality, moderately priced work. And there is a small self-service launderette with two washing machines and dryers.

Onboard medical center

A medical doctor and nurse oversee it. The facility has basic emergency medical equipment and a stock of standard medicine.

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