Polarfront at Port of Vágur

The research and expedition vessel Polarfront is the first summerguest to the Port of Vágur in 2018.

The Polarfront, now a french vessel, was in the period from the mid 1970s until 2010 a Norwegian weather ship located in the North Atlantic. She was the last remaining weather ship in the world, maintained by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute.

Since June 2017 Polarfront is owned and operated by the French shipping company Latitude Blanche for expedition purposes in high latitudes.

On 25. april 2018 the Polarfront arrived at the Port of Vágur.