Ulla Rinman

Ulla Rinman is a very universal vessel which combines several capabilities in one platform. From its initially use as Swedish rescue boat it was brought to Svalbard and it became a Swiss Army Knife with respect to many different field of usages.


The most popular application areas are:
  • Scientific & Research Expeditions
  • Transport & Logistic
  • Multi Day Tourist Cruises
  • Photo Cruises
In fact Ulla Rinman suites to nearly any kind of slow cruise applications and persuades by its combination of strength and the high level of comfort.

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The vessel will be operated with minimum 3 crew (captain, engineer and guide) and can transport up to 12 passengers. It has the highest ice class and with its hull of 25mm steel it can go into ice up to 1m thickness.

Technical Facts:

Name of Vessel: Ulla RinmanCall Sign: LKTQ
Home Port: LongyearbyenRegister: Norway
Length: 23.8 m (78 ft)Width: 6.9 m (23 ft)
Max Depth: 3,2 m (10.5 ft)Cruise Speed: 8.5 kn
Gross Tonnage: 98 tonsMaterial: Steel
Fuel: 22 tons (22.500 l)Fresh Water: 8.000 l
Cabins: 6Total Beds: 15 (max 12 pax)

On & under deck there is space for 12 kayaks, 12 bikes, 12 ski equipment with drying facilities. Additionally there are multiple lockers available for photo, film and other equipment.

Image Copyrights: photo@alexanderlembke.de

Outside Spaces
– Foredeck
– Aft-deck with benches & table
– Bridge-deck as Viewing Plattform
(10 m² & 4m above sea level)
– Sky-deck as viewing platform
(12 m² & 6m above seas level)
– Drone landing zone
Inside Spaces
– Bridge (10 seats for guest, TV, 360° view)
– Gallery with dishwasher, stove and oven
– 3 fridges, 2 freezer
– Dining area
– Drying room with washing machine
– 1 Bathroom
– 1 Bathroom with shower
Forward Compartment
– 2 Cabins with 2 bunk beds
– 1 Cabin with 3 bunk beds
– Workspace and/or TV lounge for 10 PAX
with 90 inch TV and whiteboard

Aft Compartment
– 2 Cabins with 2 bunk beds
– 1 Cabin with 4 bunk beds

The Ulla Rinman is commercially operated by Norlengs GmbH, Am Heuwege 10 in 27367 Stapel – Horstedt / Germany