MS Polarlys (1995)

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MS Polarlys in Geirangerfiord.
MS Polarlys in Geirangerfiord.
Name: Polarlys
Port of registry: Tromsø,  Norway
Route: BergenKirkenes
Builder: Ulstein Verft, Norway [1]
Laid down: August 17th, 2001 [2]
Launched: April 26th, 2002 [2]
Identification:IMO number9107796 [1]
General characteristics [1]
Type: Ferry
Length: 123 m (404 ft)
Beam: 19.5 m (64 ft)
Draught: 4.7 m (15 ft)
Depth: 10.3 m (34 ft)
Ice class: 1C
Speed: 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph) [2]
Capacity: 737 passengers, 479 berths, 35 cars [2]

MS Polarlys is a Hurtigruten vessel built by Ulstein Verft in Ulstein, Norway in 1996. It is named after the Aurora polaris and is the third Hurtigruten vessel to bear the name after this phenomenon.


  1. ^ a b c "Polarlys (18634)". DNV GL Vessel Register. Det Norske Veritas. Retrieved 2012-11-26.
  2. ^ a b c d "MS Polarlys". Hurtigruten's fleet. Retrieved 2010-06-26.

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