World Explorer in Tank Testing Phase

Mystic’s new World Explorer is already in its tank testing phase ahead of a late 2018 delivery date.

The tank and model test is being conducted at MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands).

World Explorer

The 176-passenger ship will enter service for Quark Expeditions for the 2018-2019 Antarctica season followed by a summer sailing for Nicko Cruises.

Mystic Cruise and Mystic Invest are building a series of expedition ships at Portugal’s West Sea shipyard, with the World Explorer being the prototype vessel.


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