Four New Expedition Cruise Vessels Ordered
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
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
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
Class: Ice Classed 1A
Polar Code: PC 6
Classification Society: Bureau Veritas
Mar 20, 2017