Special offer for SIOS members: Free transport between Longyearbyen and Ny-Ålesund

The Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, offers transport aboard their expedition vessel every year. New for 2019 is the offer of transport of cargo and/or persons from Longyearbyen to Ny Ålesund. This is offered for free for SIOS members (non-members have to pay the standard price). The announcement can be found on the website of the Stanisław Siedlecki Polish Polar Station in Hornsund.

The offer is valid for two planned round trips (Longyearbyen - Ny-Ålesund - Longyearbyen) during the summer of 2019 (the dates may be subject to change):

  • 17 - 18 - 19 June
  • 26 - 27 - 28 August

An application must be submitted by 20 February 2019!

Application form for transport of cargo
Application form for transport of people

Please bear in mind that submitting an application is no guarantee to secure a place at the Station and/or on board the vessel, and applications submitted after the deadline may lead to the applicant not receiving a place in the current year. Accommodation at the Station or access to the expedition vessel will be officially confirmed by appropriate agreements signed with IGF PAS. The full rules for access and use of infrastructure owned by IGF-PAS are available here.