Torstein Hagen’s Viking cruises has taken delivery of Viking Octantis, the first of two new purpose-built expedition ships. The delivery ceremony took place yesterday at Fincantieri group member Vard’s Søviknes, Norway, shipyard.
Norwegian headquartered Fincantieri subsidiary Vard reports that its Vung Tau shipyard in Vietnam has delivered Coral Geographer, the second of two Vard 6 01 design expedition cruise vessels ordered by Australia’s Coral
Danish naval architectural consultancy Knud E. Hansen’s latest design is a 150 meter expedition cruise vessel that can accommodate up to 400 passengers and has a range of approximately 6,500 nautical miles.
The first in a series of expedition ships being built for Miami headquartered SunStone Ships was named Greg Mortimer in a ceremony held today at China Merchants Heavy Industries (CMHI) shipyard in
Vlissingen, Netherlands, based Oceanwide Expeditions has placed an order with Croatia’s Brodosplit shipyard for a sister to its Polar Class 6 expedition cruise ship Hondius, delivered earlier this year. To be named
MARCH 8, 2018 — The new Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. expedition ship set for delivery from Ulstein’s Ulsteinvik, Norway, shipyard in 2020 (see earlier story) will feature a comprehensive scope of ABB
JANUARY 11, 2017 — Scanship Holdings ASA has entered into a contract with what is described only as “a Norwegian shipyard” to supply Scanship’s Total Clean Ship Systems including advanced wastewater purification,
DECEMBER 31, 2015 — Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIND) says it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the expedition ship Via Australis for its operations in the Galapagos Islands. Lindblad
JANUARY 8, 2014 — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star was released by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority from search and rescue duties yesterday, following confirmation the Russian-flagged expedition ship Akademik
JANUARY 2, 2014 — Although the 22 crew of the ice bound Russian expedition ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy remain on board, 52 scientists and passengers from the vessel are now aboard the