On October 31st the first DAMEN SeaXplorer luxury expedition yacht emerged from the building hall in the Netherlands. When the 62-meter custom-designed yacht is handed over to her owners in early 2020, she will be the first delivery in this groundbreaking series of yachts.
EYOS Expeditions completed a historic season in the Northwest Passage this summer with five vessels sailing the historic High Arctic sea route. Three of these set out to complete the full ocean-to-ocean passage and all were successful. EYOS is the first company to manage three vessels completing the entire Passage in a single season.
EYOS Expeditions, the world’s leader in private superyacht expeditions, recently added Jason Hillier as VP, Expedition Sales to the team. With almost a decade's worth of experience operating in the Arctic, he brings hard-won field experience and destination expertise to his role.
EYOS Expeditions has announced the successful completion of the Five Deeps Expedition, named as the most ambitious exploration expedition of the century. The primary purpose of the expedition was to conduct manned dives to the deepest point of each of the world’s five oceans and conduct scientific discovery along the way.
EYOS Expeditions staff have again led a successful expedition to the RMS Titanic, deploying the Triton 36000/2 submersible ‘Limiting Factor’ to conduct several dives on the wreck over a 10-day period. The wreck, which sank on 14th/15thApril 1912, lies in 3,800 meters/12,500 feet of water approximately 380 miles SE of St John’s, Newfoundland.
Following the success of their first two scheduled superyacht expeditions to Antarctica last year, EYOS Expeditions today announced two new departures to Antarctica: December 6th, 2019 and December 13th, 2019. Again, travellers will be able to book an individual cabin onboard the 77-meter, 22-guest Legend.
Last month, EYOS CEO Ben Lyons participated in the first ever Ocean Plastic Leadership Summit during three days at sea off Bermuda. The expedition transformed an expedition cruiseship into a floating summit as a diverse group of key influencers and corporations came together to address the increasing problem of ocean plastic.
On 4 June Dutch luxury yacht builders AMELS and DAMEN celebrated the hull launch of LA DATCHA SeaXplorer following construction on the Danube river. EYOS was design partners in the project, contributing over 150 expedition criteria.
Victor Vescovo and team have completed the fourth mission of the expedition in world’s deepest diving operational submersible, the Limiting Factor, in a historic expedition led by EYOS.
Kelvin Murray, Director of Expedition Operations and Undersea Projects for EYOS, participated in the Fourth Joint Arctic Search and Rescue (SAR) Workshop and Tabletop Exercise in Reykjavik last week. He joined more than 80 representatives from the Arctic expedition industry, the search and rescue sector and academia.
Java Trench Dive Completed; 3rd of the Five Deeps Expedition Sets Records, Potentially Discovers New Species
For the third time, the Five Deeps Expedition has successfully dived to the previously-unvisited bottom of one of the world’s five oceans. The team completed a mission to reach one of the most isolated points on the planet: the deepest point of the Java Trench in the Indian Ocean.
The Five Deeps Expedition crosses another historic dive off its list when explorer Victor Vescovo became the first human to dive to the deepest point in the Southern Ocean – in the southern portion of the South Sandwich Trench – at 7,433.6 meters/24,388 feet in his private submersible, the Limiting Factor.
Last week, at the 15th anniversary conference of the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO), Kelvin Murray, our Director of Expedition Operations & Undersea Projects, was voted onto the organization’s Executive Committee.
After three years of intensive efforts from some of the world’s leading expedition experts, oceanographers, submarine engineers, and scientists, the Five Deeps Expedition is launching.
EYOS Expeditions, the world’s leader in private superyacht expeditions, recently added two new team members to its roster of expedition talent. They will be responsible for implementing many of EYOS' pioneering expeditions.