Vulkana was built in 1957, designed for seasonal fishing. During the summer herring was fished, while in the winter drift nets were laid for cod and pollock. In spring , whale hunting around Spitzbergen
In 2009, architect Sami Rintala carefully redesigned the vessel, utilizing her traditional shape.
Where once 60 tons of cod were stored, there is now a Japanese inspired Zen Lounge and a Turkish hammam. The main deck features a wood-fired sauna, and a restaurant that seats up to 12.
A viewing deck and a hot tub are available on deck.