The Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences is offering free transport of cargo and people for SIOS members between Longyearbyen and Ny-Ålesund two times every summer in 2019, 2020 and 2021. This offer is subject to application.
The Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, offers transport aboard their expedition vessel every year. From 2019 this includes transport of cargo and/or persons between Longyearbyen and 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.
The updated schedule for the 2nd cruise of 2021 is available now: https://hornsund.igf.edu.pl/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Update-schedule-of-the-2nd-cruise-to-Svalbard.pdf.
To apply, click on the links to the application forms below.
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 IG-PAS. The full rules for access and use of infrastructure owned by IG-PAS are available here and cargo instructions here.