Wind powered cruise ship design

Knud E. Hansen has unveiled its latest design, a 110 m longwind poweredcruise vessel. This is a sail-assisted cruise vessel that will be able to accommodate up to 100 pax and will have a range of up to 6,000 nautical miles. This design is aimed [Read more...]

2019-06-28T16:34:06+00:00 June 28th, 2019|Ships|

SunStone to build seventh vessel

SunStone Ships signed an agreement on 29th May, 2019 in Hong Kong to build a seventh ‘Infinity’ class cruiseship. This contract continues the company’s European designed, Chinese built concept, the company said. The seventh vessel was ordered on the back of a long-term charter agreement [Read more...]

2019-06-17T11:47:48+00:00 June 17th, 2019|Ships|

Cammell Laird reveals new ropaxdesign

Merseyside-based shipyard Cammell Laird has launched a new specially designed ropax ferry. At last week’s Nor-Shipping, Cammell Laird released a picture preview of the commercial sensitive design ahead of a formal launch later this year. Cammell Laird’s project director Andy Askham said the company believed [Read more...]

2019-06-17T11:33:21+00:00 June 17th, 2019|Ships|

Ritz-Carlton to build second ship in Spain

Vigo based HJ Barreras shipyard has won another contract from The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection to build a second luxury cruise vessel. This will be Barreras construction No 1706. At the signing ceremony, Douglas Prothero, CEO of Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, said; “The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection is [Read more...]

2019-06-17T11:05:55+00:00 June 17th, 2019|Ships|

More expedition ships

Albatros Expeditions and Coral Expeditions are believed to have ordered another small cruise vessel each. Albatros confirmed it was planning to add a second SunStone ‘’Infinity’class expedition cruise ship to its fleet in 2022. This ship, to be named ‘Ocean Albatros’, will operate in both [Read more...]

2019-05-27T16:09:11+00:00 May 27th, 2019|Ships|

Chinese yard to build luxury cruise ships

China Merchants Heavy Industries, part of China Merchants Group, has won an order to build two, option two, 37,000 gt luxury cruise vessels for Shanghai Style Cruise Industry Development Co Ltd. The 600-pax ships will be built for the Chinese market and will operate under [Read more...]

2019-05-27T15:42:57+00:00 May 27th, 2019|Ships|

SunStone orders sixth cruise ship

SunStone Ships has signed a contract to build a sixth ‘Infinity’ class vessel. Number six will continue the European designed, Chinese built concept. SunStone President and CEO, Niels-Erik Lund, commented, “We have worked diligently in obtaining the long term charters and shipbuilding orders for the [Read more...]

2019-04-29T18:30:04+00:00 April 29th, 2019|Ships|

VARD delivers ‘Le Bougainville’

VARD, a major designer and shipbuilders of specialised vessels, delivered its third expedition cruise vessel for PONANT - ‘Le Bougainville’ on 5th April. The luxury 131 m long, 184 pax vessel, is the third in the series designed and built by VARD, following the delivery [Read more...]

2019-04-29T18:26:55+00:00 April 29th, 2019|Ships|