Where is polarstern?

Figures and facts
Port of registry Bremerhaven
Length 118 metres
Width 25 metres
Max. draught 11.20 metres
Max. displacement 17,277 tons
Empty weight 12,012 tons
Commissioning AWI 1982
Engine 4 x KHD RBV 8M540
Engine power 19,198 PS (four engines)
Range 19,000 nautical miles /
80 days
Max. speed 16 knots
Operation area Everywhere including pack ice zone
Crew 44
Days on sea per year on average approx. 305
Shipyard Nobiskrug, Rendsburg and Howaldswerke - Deutsche Werft Kiel AG, Germany
Scientists per day / long term sailing none / 53


FS Polarstern on tour