Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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Cruise Ships

Expedition Cruise Operators Agree to Ban on Use and Carriage of HFO in Arctic

Expedition cruise ship operators have agreed to a self-imposed ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil (HFO) in the Arctic. The self-imposed ban was organized by the...

November 13, 2019
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Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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Maritime News

Arctic Cruises Accused of Leaving Indigenous People in the Cold

By Sonia Elks LONDON, Aug 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A lust for adventure tourism is driving a rise in the number of cruise ships touring the Arctic, but local...

August 13, 2019
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Thursday, February 28, 2019
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Maritime News

Linblad Orders Second Polar Expedition Cruise Ship at Ulstein

Expedition cruise company Lindblad Expeditions (NASDAQ: LIND) announced the signing of an agreement with Norwegian shipbuilder and designer Ulstein to build a second new polar vessel, expanding the line’s National...

February 28, 2019
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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Maritime News

SunStone Orders Two More Expedition Ships in China

Miami-based expedition cruise ship operator SunStone Ships has confirmed orders for two more of its Infinity-class ships, bringing its total orderbook to five ships. SunStone announced Tuesday it has signed...

November 13, 2018
Total Views: 9

Friday, October 5, 2018
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Maritime News

SunStone Orders Second Ice-Class Expedition Cruise Ship

Miami-based expedition cruise ship owner SunStone Ships has exercised an it option to construct an additional ice-class expedition vessel at China Merchants Heavy Industry shipyard. In 2017, SunStone signed a...

October 5, 2018
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Monday, July 30, 2018
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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Faces Outrage After Guard Kills Polar Bear During Arctic Cruise Excursion

German cruise line operator Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has found itself in the middle of an online firestorm after a guard shot and killed a polar bear during a shore excursion to...

July 30, 2018
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Thursday, July 19, 2018
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Maritime News

Lindblad Orders Second Newbuild Polar Expedition Ship

The Board of Directors Lindblad Expeditions has authorized a plan to order a second newbuild polar expedition cruise ship as part of the company’s long-term growth strategy within the expedition...

July 19, 2018
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Tuesday, July 3, 2018
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News

VARD to Construct Third Expedition Cruise Ship for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

VARD has announced it has secured new contract for the design and construction of a luxury expedition cruise vessel for German cruise company Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.  VARD already constructing two Polar-class expedition...

July 3, 2018
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Monday, July 2, 2018
Maritime News

Seabourn to Order Two Ultra-Luxury Cruise Ships

Seattle-based luxury cruise line Seabourn has signed a Letter of Intent for the construction of two ultra-luxury expedition cruise ships. The newbuilds will be constructed by a partnership between Italian shipbuilder...

July 2, 2018
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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Maritime News

Ritz-Carlton is Trying to Fix Everything You Hate About Cruise Ships

By Sara Clemence (Bloomberg) — Visits to secluded islands. Long, leisurely port calls. A crew that intuits whether you’re in the mood for a private tour of a nearby estate or a...

March 27, 2018
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Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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News

PONANT Places Orders for Two More Luxury Expedition Cruise Ships at VARD

Global shipbuilder VARD has announced it has secured contracts for the design and construction of two additional luxury expedition cruise ships for the French Cruise company PONANT. The order follows...

March 7, 2018
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Monday, December 18, 2017
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News

PONANT’s Orders New Icebreaking Cruise Ship That Will Get You to the North Pole

French cruise company PONANT has placed an order for the world’s first icebreaking luxury cruise ship. The expedition-style cruise ship will also feature electric hybrid propulsion capable of running on...

December 18, 2017
Total Views: 46

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
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Maritime News

Ulstein to Build New National Geographic Polar Expedition Cruise Ship

U.S.-based Lindblad Expeditions has signed an agreement with Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein to build what Ulstein describes as the world’s foremost expedition cruise ship. Lindblad Expeditions is an expedition travel company...

November 7, 2017
Total Views: 53

Monday, September 11, 2017
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Maritime News

VARD to Build Expedition Cruise Ship for Australia’s Coral Expeditions

Global shipbuilder Vard has secured a contract for the design and construction of one expedition cruise ship from Australian cruise operator Coral Expeditions. The expedition cruise vessel will be designed...

September 11, 2017
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Maritime News

SunStone Signs Agreement for Four Expedition Cruise Ships

Miami-based SunStone Ships has announced that it has signed a Framework Agreement with China Merchants Industry Holdings for the construction of four ice-class expedition vessels to be built in China....

March 29, 2017
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Thursday, October 13, 2016
News

Damen Releases Next-Generation Expedition Cruise Vessel Design

Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards on Thursday released the design details for its next-generation expedition cruise ship designed for operations in both polar and tropical regions. “The vessel’s Polar Class 6...

October 13, 2016
Total Views: 79

Thursday, September 8, 2016
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News

Hurtigruten: New Expedition Cruise Ships to have Full Hybrid Propulsion

Norwegian expedition cruise line Hurtigruten is building a new line of expedition ships using hybrid technology that will, for the first time ever, allow fully electric propulsion on a passenger...

September 8, 2016
Total Views: 33