Polar Alca Maritime

About Us

Who we are

We are a newly established shipping company and from 1st of March 2021 we own Polar Pioneer.

The ice-strengthened vessel Polar Pioneer is proven to be appreciated and well-known for polar region expeditions.
 Since the 
purchase of the vessel in March 2021, we aim to invest and upgrade the ship to a higher standard of comfort and increased environmental awareness.

The people behind Polar Alca Maritime AB have different backgrounds, experiences and knowledge from shipping that complement each other well. 
Together with our distinguished partners we constitute a solid and strong team with cutting edge qualifications to form a modern and environmental positive shipowning company.

Our Company Vision

We shall offer a safe and environmental friendly ship of the highest standard for polar expeditions.

We shall be the first choice for charterers and their passengers for expeditions in polar waters.

We shall provide our crew with a positive and safety oriented work environment.

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Meet the Team Behind Polar Alca Maritime AB

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Staffan Strive

Managing Director

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Mervi Karttunen

Chairwoman of the board

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Philip Strive

Marine Advisor

Our Partners

We are proud to present our collaboration with the following companies. 

90 North Ice Consulting

Polar Code training with more than 27 years of experience. Assisting with Polar water operation manuals (PWOM)

Advokatfirman OEBERGS

One of Scandinavias leading law firms in infrastructure- and transportation sector.

Artis Maritime

Supply the marine sector with on board hospital equipment and supplies.  

Aquamarine Finance

Financial advisor in the Maritime sector. 
Jan Albertsson 
Mobile: +46 (0)705595881
Email: [email protected]

Capital Insurance Services

Maritime insurance broker firm with experience particularly within the highly specialised and competitive Nordic maritime insurance market.

Casi Finans AS

Private investor with focus on expeditions.


Clean Ship Scandinavia

Assisting the marine sector with regulations and environmental awareness. Deliver environmental management systems.

GoTa Ship Management

Crewing and Ship Management company with focus to mitigate risks, improve sustainability, performance and keep total costs down.

HF Interiör

Deliver quality interiors for all marine projects. On budget and in time. 

Twin Tracks Expeditions

A family-run company of all polar expedition guides & your trusted polar agency for booking expedition cruises to the Arctic and Antartica.

WildPhoto Travel AS

Arrange expeditions in the polar regions. WildPhoto Travel know WHERE to go, WHEN to go and HOW to get the best possible wildlife experience. 

Career Opportunities

We’re always looking for talented people to join our crew. 

Are you interested in becomming a crewmember of the vessel Polar Pioneer?

Contact us using the form and let us know.

Contact Crewing

Career Opportunities

We’re always looking for talented people to join our crew. 

Are you interested in becomming a crewmember of the vessel Polar Pioneer?

Contact us using the form and let us know.

Contact Crewing