SunStone Takes Delivery of First Expedition Cruise Ship Built in China

The first expedition cruise ship built in China has been delivered to Miami-based Sunstone Ships. The vessel is the first of potentially ten Infinity-class polar expedition ships to be built at the China Merchants Heavy Industries Haimen shipyard China for Sunstone. The vessel was named Greg Mortimer after the founder of the Australian company Aurora Expeditions, who has … [Read more...]

Ulstein Unveils RoPax Concept Design

Norwegian shipbuilding group Ulstein has unveiled a concept design for a roll-on/roll-off passenger vessel featuring its trademark X-Box hull design. The company says it sees the RoPax market as a segment that is primed for growth with fleet renewals expected in future. The company’s X-Bow hull design was originally designed to support harsh environment offshore oil and … [Read more...]

Ulstein to Build Third ‘Walk-to-Work’ Offshore Wind Vessel for Bernhard Schulte

Ulstein Verft has signed a shipbuilding contract with Germany-based Bernhard Schulte for third service operation vessel (SOVs) designed specially for the offshore wind market. The vessel will support the maintenance work of GE Renewable Energy at the German wind farm Merkur Offshore. The project has been developed in cooperation with WINDEA Offshore, Bernhard Schulte’s … [Read more...]