Fleet Xpress powers new adventure cruise ship

Fleet Xpress powers new adventure cruise ship

The expedition ship, designed to explore the coastal waters, shallow coves and fast-moving channels where wildlife congregates, completed its first cruise around the Galapagos Islands in December 2018 before travelling …
Feb 21, 2019 /  Vessels
First milestone for Ulstein-designed expedition cruise vessel

First milestone for Ulstein-designed expedition cruise vessel

The steel cutting ceremony of the first polar new build in the Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic fleet was carried out on Friday morning, 5 January 2018. The vessel, yard number 312 at Ulstein Verft, will be ready …
Jan 8, 2018 /  Vessels
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
HANSEATIC inspiration steel cut: Hapag-Lloyd Cruises celebrates the start of the construction of its second, new-build expedition ship

HANSEATIC inspiration steel cut: Hapag-Lloyd Cruises celebrates the start of the construction of its second, new-build expedition ship

The steel for the second new ship was cut on 5 October 2017 HANSEATIC inspiration to be launched in October 2019 New build underlines TUI Group’s growth strategy in the cruise sector The steel cutting …
Oct 12, 2017 /  Cruise
Portsmouth bound cruise ship in Arctic Ocean beach clean up

Portsmouth bound cruise ship in Arctic Ocean beach clean up

The passengers and crew of a cruise ship bound for Portsmouth International Port have been involved in an ‘ocean rescue’ – cleaning a beautiful Arctic beach of plastic waste that threatened local …
Sep 7, 2017 /  Cruise
Polar expedition ship Ocean Adventurer upgraded at Ulstein Verft

Polar expedition ship Ocean Adventurer upgraded at Ulstein Verft

The polar expedition ship, Ocean Adventurer, has been upgraded at Ulstein Verft. All main equipment and engines have been replaced, and the accommodation capacity has been increased. The work included engineering by …
Jul 4, 2017 /  Vessels
MS National Geographic Explorer Visits ABP Port of Ipswich

MS National Geographic Explorer Visits ABP Port of Ipswich

One of the finest expedition ships on the seas, the MS National Geographic Explorer, visited the Port of Ipswich on Tuesday 2 May. Having commenced its voyage, operated by Lindblad Expeditions Ltd, at the Port of …
May 4, 2017 /  Cruise
Rolls-Royce to provide green technology for polar cruises

Rolls-Royce to provide green technology for polar cruises

The Norwegian explorer cruise line, Hurtigruten, is to build two new expedition ships using a new and environmentally sustainable hybrid technology from Rolls-Royce making fully electric propulsion on a passenger …
Nov 22, 2016 /  Vessels
Damen and Expedition Voyage Consultants team up to develop globally capable expedition ship

Damen and Expedition Voyage Consultants team up to develop globally capable expedition ship

In response to interest from clients in the fast-growing expedition cruise market, Damen has teamed up with Expedition Voyage Consultants Ltd. to develop a specialist Damen cruise ship, with capacity for around …
May 5, 2016 /  Curious