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.
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.
On 6 September, the ‘Greg Mortimer’ was named and delivered in a ceremony on the CMHI Haimen base. This is the first expedition cruise vessel in SunStone’s INFINITY series.
The portfolio is based on our ‘compact concept’. This concept increases the competitiveness of such vessel designs by higher revenue making at lower financial and operational costs.
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The bow at the foremost part of the ship is one of the most fascinating design aspects that catches one’s attention. Let’s take a look at some of the latest and common bow designs used for ships today.
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 ULSTEIN SX195 hull of Acta Marine’s new Walk-to-Work vessel, Acta Auriga, has arrived at Ulstein Verft.