Le Boreal


Ponant claims Le Boréal as the northernmost ship

The North Pole has long been in the sights of those seeking unique human endeavours. Its inhospitable terrain and distance make it a natural target for the adventurous. Now Ponant has claimed – even for […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 11 2020

British forces rescue 347 from Le Boreal

Dramatic footage of British forces based in the Falkland Islands yesterday responding to a distress call from the 10,000 tonne luxury Ponant cruise ship Le Boreal has been released by the Ministry of Defence in […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Nov 19 2015

Scenic unveils first small ship luxury cruising brochure

Scenic Tours has partnered with Compagnie du Ponant to launch its first 2015 Small Ship Luxury Cruising brochure. The program includes seven itineraries aboard Compagnie du Ponant’s boutique luxury ships – Le Soleal, Le Boreal, […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 16 2014

Ponant’s new vessel

Compagnie du Ponant has released details of its newest luxury expedition ship, Le Lyrial, which will feature the largest cabins in the company’s fleet. The French-based company revealed she will have a completely redesigned upper […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 3 2014

Scenic’s Antarctica charters sell out within days

Scenic Tours has announced it will operate private charter cruises to Antarctica in 2015, after selling out its first voyage to the region within days. The line introduced private yacht charters to Antarctica last year, […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Nov 1 2013

A&K cancels Antarctica cruise

A charter of a new ship is cancelled due to worn-out equipment.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 5 2011