Ulstein signs contract for fourth expedition cruise vessel for Sunstone

Ulstein signs contract for fourth expedition cruise vessel for Sunstone

Shipowner SunStone Ships has signed their fourth shipbuilding contract on an expedition cruise ship in their Infinity series. The vessel, which will be constructed at the CMHI yard in China, is a CX103 design featuring …
Feb 27, 2019 /  Cruise
Third Expedition Cruise Vessel for Ulstein at CMHI

Third Expedition Cruise Vessel for Ulstein at CMHI

Recently, ship owner SunStone Ships declared the first option at the CMHI yard in the INFINITY-class series of expedition cruise vessel designs. The shipowner has now declared option number two. The total amount of CX103 …
Nov 7, 2018 /  Cruise
Steel cutting started at Shipyard De Hoop for new Silversea order

Steel cutting started at Shipyard De Hoop for new Silversea order

Last week, Shipyard De Hoop celebrated a new order for a 100-pax Expedition Cruise vessel for Silversea. This new build vessel (to be named Silver Origin) shall be built at the yard under hull number 489. Monday at …
Oct 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Sunstone Ships Orders Second Expedition Cruise Vessel From Ulstein

Sunstone Ships Orders Second Expedition Cruise Vessel From Ulstein

In 2017, Ulstein Design & Solutions AS announced their first design and equipment contract on an X-BOW expedition cruise vessel for ship owner SunStone Ships. The contract included nine options, and the first option …
Oct 5, 2018 /  Cruise
Keel laid for the “Greg Mortimer” expedition cruise vessel held at CMHI, China

Keel laid for the “Greg Mortimer” expedition cruise vessel held at CMHI, China

On 12 June 2018 at 10.18 a.m., the keel laying ceremony of the 'Greg Mortimer' expedition cruise vessel for SunStone Ships was held at CMHI, China. The vessel is being constructed at the CMHI (China Merchants Heavy …
Jun 15, 2018 /  Vessels
VARD to build the first electric hybrid cruise icebreaker with LNG propulsion for Ponant

VARD to build the first electric hybrid cruise icebreaker with LNG propulsion for Ponant

Vard Holdings Limited (VARD), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, announced earlier today that it has secured a contract for the design and construction of one luxury polar …
Dec 19, 2017 /  Curious
DNV GL line optimization brings 10% fuel savings for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ new expedition cruise vessels

DNV GL line optimization brings 10% fuel savings for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ new expedition cruise vessels

Design changes made as a result of working with DNV GL has resulted in projected annual fuel savings of more than ten percent for the new Hapag-Lloyd Cruises passenger expedition ships. The two vessels, HANSEATIC nature …
Nov 10, 2017 /  Curious
VARD secures contract for one expedition cruise vessel

VARD secures contract for one expedition cruise vessel

VARD announced on Monday a contract for the design and construction of one expedition cruise vessel for Coral Expeditions of Australia. Newly developed by Vard Design in Norway in close cooperation with the customer, …
Sep 12, 2017 /  Vessels
ULSTEIN signs LoI on expedition cruise vessel

ULSTEIN signs LoI on expedition cruise vessel

Ulstein Verft has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with an undisclosed owner for the construction of one or more expedition cruise vessels of the design type ULSTEIN CX104. These vessels will become the most unique …
Jun 1, 2017 /  Vessels
VARD Signs Letter Of Intent With International Cruise Company

VARD Signs Letter Of Intent With International Cruise Company

VARD announced yesterday that the Company has signed a Letter of Intent for the design and construction of an expedition cruise vessel for an undisclosed international cruise company. VARD Tulcea shipyard - Image …
Jan 17, 2017 /  Curious