Kapitan Khlebnikov

The Kapitan Khlebnikov is a polar-class icebreaker combining power and technology with comfort. No passenger ship has transited the Northwest Passage more often than the renowned Kapitan Khlebnikov. Originally designed to take on the rigors of northern Siberia, the 24,000 horsepower engine and advanced ice-breaking technology take you places no other ship can. The ship offers 51 outside cabins and suites, all featuring private facilities, large windows, desk, hair dryer, robes and large closets.


  • 51 cabins and suites
  • All cabins featuring private facilities and large windows
  • All cabins come equipped with a desk, hair dryer, robes and large closets
  • All suites have sitting room separated from the bedroom, TV and DVD player
  • Dining room with unreserved seating
  • Chef-prepared meals (all meals and daily snack included)
  • Coffee, tea and snacks served around the clock
  • Lounge and bar staffed by a professional bartender
  • Passenger elevator
  • Heated indoor plunge pool
  • Sauna
  • Theater-style auditorium with state of the art equipment, for daily presentations from the Expedition Team
  • Polar Library stocked with books and DVDs
  • Polar Boutique
  • Clinic with licensed doctor
  • Zodiac Cruise
  • Helicopter sightseeing tours

Deck Plans

Ship Specifications


26.50 meters

Cruising Speed

15 knots


8.50 meters



Ice Class



122.50 meters


Diesel-electric engines - 24,000 total horsepower

Staff and Crew