rss icon Subscribe
desktop mobile

Four New Expedition Cruise Vessels Ordered

Image: SunStone Ships

Posted by Eric Haun

SunStone Ships, Inc. and China Merchants Industry Holdings Co., Ltd. (CMIH) have signed a framework agreement for the construction of four expedition vessels with options for an additional six vessels.
The new vessels will be part of the SunStone Fleet and chartered to new and existing clients.
CMIH has entered into an agreement with Ulstein Design & Solutions, who will supply the vessel's design and equipment package, as well as the supervision for the building of the vessels.
CMIH has also entered into an agreement with Finland's Mäkinen, who will establish a cabin assembly plant and interior workshop at the shipyard's facilities in China and will be responsible for all interior spaces on the new builds.
The hotel design of our new fleet will be done by Tomas Tillberg Design International.
The project was brought together by Tillberg & Reyes Group Co. Ltd., who acted as broker. Carlos Reyes and Andrew Zhang developed the commercial and financial models as well as the communications and relationship with everyone involved.
Passenger cabins: 80 - 95
Length: 104m
Width: 18.2m
Draft: 5.1m
Speed: 15-knots
Class: Ice Classed 1A
Polar Code: PC 6
Classification Society: Bureau Veritas
Flag: Bahamas

Mar 20, 2017

 

Arctic Operations

Trump Administration Mulls Opening Alaska Refuge to Drilling

(File photo: USFWS)

The Trump administration this week will begin the environmental review process for oil and gas

Eni has no plans to pull out of Rosneft deal after sanctions

Claudio Descalzi (Photo: Eni)

Italian oil major Eni has no plans to pull out of its joint venture with Russia's Rosneft despite

ConocoPhillips' Alaskan Venture a Success

The polar adventure-valdez alaska Photo courtesy ConocoPhillips

ConocoPhillips announced it has concluded its 2018 winter exploration and appraisal program in

Contracts

DP World Should Rethink Port Deals in Somalia - Foreign Minister

(File photo: DP World)

Somalia's foreign minister said on Friday that Dubai state-owned port operator DP World should

Oldendorff Halts Guyana Operation Due to Rusal Crisis

(File photo: Oldendorff)

German shipping group Oldendorff Carriers is stopping its business in Guyana, the company said on

Ships Carrying US Sorghum U-turn after China Tariffs

© James Lantsbery / MarineTraffic.com

Several ships carrying cargoes of sorghum from the United States to China have changed course

Maritime Apps