VARD 6 08

The ice-class expedition cruise vessels are arranged with high class of luxury facilities on board, fulfilling the highest demand for environmentally friendly and safe operation.

The PONANT EXPLORERS are luxurious  expedtion cruise  vessels, designed for voyages to exotic destinations and remote ports only accessible to small capacity ships.

VARD has delivered three vessels for PONANT in the 6 08 Series.
- Le Champlain
- Le Lapérouse
- Le Bougainville

Three vessels are also currently under construction at VARD.

Contact us for more information about VARD 6 08

​Le Champlain was delivered in 2018. Photo: PONANT

Technical information

Length overall: 131.5 m
Length between p.p.:  
Breadth moulded: 18 m
Depth main deck:  
Design draught midship:  
Max. scantling draught midship:  
Recovered oil capacity approx.:  
Frame spacing:  
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