Compagnie du Ponant

Compagnie du Ponant

Compagnie du Ponant (CDP, aka Ponant Cruises) is a French passenger shipping company founded in 1988 by former French Merchant Navy officers. All Ponant ships are megayacht-class and France-flagged. The company specializes in premium adventure cruise travel, targeting the French-speaking source market with all-inclusive deals.

Most of CDP's fleet is based in Antarctica (December through March). All these mega-yachts offer modern amenities, premium service by highly-trained staff and crew, 5-star hotel amenities onboard. Exotic, offbeat itineraries visit popular travel destinations worldwide, including Caribbean, Baltic, Mediterranean, Southeast Asia, South America, Australia. On the American cruise market, Ponant works in partnership with the US travel companies Abercrombie+Kent (Illinois) and Tauck (Connecticut).

Cruise ships of Compagnie du Ponant

Le Boreal
Le Boreal
  • Characteristic Value
  • Year built 2010
  • Total cabin 132
  • Length 142.00
  • Width 18.00
  • Decks 6
  • Speed 16.00
  • Capacity 264
  • Pitching stabilizers Yes
  • Restaurants 2
  • Elevators 3
Le Diamant
Le Diamant
  • Characteristic Value
  • Year built 1986
  • Total cabin 113
  • Length 124.00
  • Width 16.00
  • Decks 5
  • Speed 15.00
  • Capacity 226
  • Pitching stabilizers Yes
  • Restaurants 3
  • Elevators 1
Le Levant
Le Levant
  • Characteristic Value
  • Year built 1998
  • Total cabin 45
  • Length 100.00
  • Width 14.00
  • Decks 5
  • Speed 14.00
  • Capacity 90
  • Pitching stabilizers Yes
  • Restaurants 2
  • Elevators 1
Le Ponant
Le Ponant
  • Characteristic Value
  • Year built 1991
  • Total cabin 32
  • Length 88.00
  • Width 12.00
  • Decks 4
  • Speed 12.00
  • Capacity 64
  • Pitching stabilizers Yes
  • Restaurants 2
  • Elevators 1
Le Soleal
Le Soleal
  • Characteristic Value
  • Year built 2013
  • Total cabin 132
  • Length 142.00
  • Width 18.00
  • Decks 6
  • Speed 16.00
  • Capacity 264
  • Pitching stabilizers Yes
  • Restaurants 2
  • Elevators 2
L’Austral
L’Austral
  • Characteristic Value
  • Year built 2011
  • Total cabin 132
  • Length 142.00
  • Width 18.00
  • Decks 6
  • Speed 16.00
  • Capacity 264
  • Pitching stabilizers Yes
  • Restaurants 2