Great Lakes Dredge & Dock contracted Ulstein Design & Solutions BV to design the first U.S. flagged Jones Act compliant, inclined fallpipe vessel for subsea rock installation.
Aurora Expeditions is on schedule with the build of its second state-of-the-art expedition ship, the Sylvia Earle, and recently revealed its new exterior design.
Most new jack-up designs are featuring a battery hybrid system in addition to diesel gen sets, with a future option for hydrogen-powered fuel cell system.
In such a complex newbuild project, several tasks are carried out at the same time. On 10 September 2020, the cable capstan was installed during a short break in the ongoing paint process.
SunStone’s new expedition cruise vessel, the ‘Ocean Explorer’ has been launched at the CMHI shipyard, China, on Wednesday 12 August 2020. The ship is number four in the INFINITY class of X-BOW expedition ships, all designed by Ulstein.
This month the National Geographic Endurance expedition cruise vessel, delivered from Ulstein Verft in March 2020, would have been sailing to the Arctic. But her grand entrance had to be postponed.
Ocean Victory, ship number three in the SunStone Ships’ INFINITY series, had her launching ceremony 16 March at the CMHI Haimen yard.
The ship is one of the vessels in owner, SunStone Ships’, INFINITY class. Constructed at CMHI, they have been designed by Ulstein Design & Solutions AS.
The first X-BOW® polar vessel for Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc., was launched into her right element on Saturday 7 December 2019.