50 Years of Victory

A ship unlike any other, 50 Years of Victory is one of the world’s largest, most powerful nuclear icebreaker. This expedition ship is the first Arkitka-class icebreaker to have a spoon-shaped bow. It’s capable of breaking through ice up to 2.5 m (9.2 ft) thick!



  • All cabins have exterior views and private facilities, TV, DVD Player
  • Some cabins come with coffee maker and safe
  • Arkitka Suite has a single bed and a sitting room with sofa bed


  • All-inclusive bar and beverages
  • Chef prepared meals (all included)
  • One dining room with unreserved seating
  • Aft Saloon for presentations and socializing
  • Victory Bar with exterior views, open from afternoon to late evening
  • Polar library
  • Gym, two saunas, and small swimming pool
  • Passenger elevator
  • Onboard helicopter landing pad
  • Clinic with licensed doctor


  • Helicopter and Zodiacs for sightseeing
  • Champagne toast at 90 degrees north
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Ship Specifications

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  • Staff & Crew: 140
  • Guests: 128
  • Length: 7 m
  • Breadth: 30 m
  • Draft: 11.00 m
  • Propulsion: 2 nuclear reactors 74,000 horsepower
  • Ice Class: LL1 (the highest rating possible)
  • Cruising Speed: 18 knots in open water
  • Registration: In Russia by Rosatomflot
  • Lifeboats: 4 fully enclosed

Deck Plan 

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