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PONANT Returns to Sea with Reinforced Health Protocol

PONANT Returns to Sea with Reinforced Health Protocol

PONANT is one of the first cruise lines in the world to resume its activity. The cruise line has developed a rigorous health protocol to guarantee sailing with confidence. Eight of Ponant´s luxury ships currently

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Ponant Suspends Operations

Ponant Suspends Operations

As a response to the global coronavirus outbreak, the Luxury expedition line Ponant will stop operations through April 19th. "The small size of our vessels, the state-of-the-art medical infrastructure on board, the excellence of our protocols

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Ponant Le Bougainville: Tailor-Made Ship for Exploring the Seychelles

Ponant Le Bougainville: Tailor-Made Ship for Exploring the Seychelles

Ponant offers a new perspective on the riches of the Seychelles, aboard the Ponant Le Bougainville, a new generation of ships shaped to reach still secret lands. With its 115 islands, the Seychelles archipelago is

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PONANT and Fincantieri Signed MoA for Construction of Expedition Cruise Vessel

PONANT and Fincantieri Signed MoA for Construction of Expedition Cruise Vessel

Fincantieri has signed MoA, worth about 300 million euro, for the construction and design of 2 new-generation luxury expedition cruise vessels for the French cruise company PONANT, a subsidiary of Artemis Group (holding company of

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PONANT and the Musée du Louvre Launch Two Exceptional Cultural Cruises

PONANT and the Musée du Louvre Launch Two Exceptional Cultural Cruises

Ponant and the Musée du Louvre have come together to offer two new cruises based on the themes of discovery and transmission. Launching in 2020, the two sailings include the 10-day “Cultural Jewels of the Adriatic” and

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PONANT Partners with Relais & Châteaux

PONANT Partners with Relais & Châteaux

PONANT and Relais & Châteaux, a beacon of excellence in hospitality and gastronomy, have come together to create all-new cruise experiences for 2020, with more to follow in 2021. Three new itineraries are already on

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PONANT Unveils 16-day Polar Itinerary

PONANT Unveils 16-day Polar Itinerary

PONANT brings you a 16-day itinerary between South America and the Antarctic Peninsula. An exceptional polar expedition cruise to discover the most beautiful sites of these southern lands.   You will set sail from the

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PONANT Celebrates French Gastronomy Aboard Its Ships

PONANT Celebrates French Gastronomy Aboard Its Ships

For over thirty years, PONANT’s ships have been sailing all the world’s oceans and offering its guests the very best of the French way of life. An essential part of French culture, gastronomy understandably has

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PONANT Showcases French Gastronomy on the Seven Seas

PONANT Showcases French Gastronomy on the Seven Seas

PONANT, the leading luxury cruise operator is taking part in the “Goût de France/Good France” event, the fifth edition of which will take place on 21 March 2019. On this occasion, the company will be

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Ponant Supports Aldabra Clean Up Project

Ponant Supports Aldabra Clean Up Project

Ponant has announced a partnership with the Aldabra Clean Up Project to combat plastic pollution and preserve the Aldabra Atoll in the Seychelles as well as raise global awareness. Ponant and the Aldabra Clean Up

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The Second Key Stage in the Construction of Le Commandant Charcot

The Second Key Stage in the Construction of Le Commandant Charcot

The keel of Le Commandant Charcot was laid at the Vard shipyard in Tulcea, Romania, on 14 December 2018. This hybrid electric polar exploration vessel propelled by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) will offer its guests

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PONANT Offers Pacific Ring of Fire Jorney

PONANT Offers Pacific Ring of Fire Jorney

PONANT invites you on a fabulous sea journey between Russia and Alaska, along the Pacific Ring of Fire. Board Le Soléal for a unique 13-day expedition cruise and prepare to be captivated by the beauty

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PONANT Tests New Sail System

PONANT Tests New Sail System

Ponant and Chantiers de l’Atlantique have tested an innovative sail system on Le Ponant. The new sail system made its debut on the Ponant's flagship on October 31.  Two patents have been filed—in 2009 and 2017—for

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PONANT Commenced Construction of the Polar Exploration Vessel

PONANT Commenced Construction of the Polar Exploration Vessel

Construction of the polar exploration vessel, Le Commandant Charcot, has officially started with the traditional steel cutting ceremony taking place on 6 November 2018. Delivery of the new flagship, the most ambitious ever designed both

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Wärtsilä to Power Ponant’s Hybrid Electric Icebreaker

Wärtsilä to Power Ponant’s Hybrid Electric Icebreaker

The technology group Wärtsilä’s 31DF dual-fuel engine, which emphasises outstanding efficiency, extremely economical fuel consumption, and minimal emissions, has been selected to power a new and highly advanced, pioneering cruise vessel. The polar ice-class luxury cruise vessel