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World Maritime News team will also be attending this year’s event.

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises: Hanseatic Nature's Launching Delayed

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises cancels the launching ceremony for the first of its three new expedition ships.

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Ulstein to Build New Expedition Ship for Lindblad

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Ulstein to build a new polar vessel for Lindblad Expeditions.

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Ulstein Secures Contract for 4th SunStone Expedition Ship

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Ulstein to design the 4th expedition cruise vessel for SunStone Ships. 

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Vard Starts Building Ponant's Electric Hybrid Cruise Ship

Le Commandant Charcot steel cutting ceremony

Vard launched the construction phase of a polar exploration vessel for French cruise company Ponant.

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SunStone Orders Another Two Expedition Cruise Vessels


Miami-based SunStone Ships has decided to order two more expedition cruise vessels in China. 

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Mystic Cruises Orders Two Polar Expedition Ships

Mystic Cruises

Mystic Cruises has ordered two polar expedition vessels from compatriot West Sea shipyard.

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Hurtigruten Orders Another Hybrid Cruise Ship

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Hurtigruten has ordered another hybrid-powered expedition cruise ship from Kleven.

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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Secures Funds for 3rd Hanseatic Ship


Germany's KfW IPEX-Bank and Commerzbank are financing the third expedition ship for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.

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Dutch Builder Cuts Steel for Silversea's New Expedition Ship

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Shipyard De Hoop launched the construction of a new expedition cruise vessel for Silversea Cruises.

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Silversea Cruises Places Orders for Three New Ships

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Silversea Cruises signed contracts with Meyer Werft and Shipyard De Hoop for the construction of three new vessels.

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SunStone Orders One More Expedition Cruise Vessel

SunStone Ships declares 1st option for an X-BOW expedition cruise vessel.

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Panama Canal to Welcome 234 Cruise Ships in Upcoming Season

Norwegian Bliss transits Panama Canal

The Panama Canal expects to receive 234 cruise ships during the 2018-2019 cruise season.

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Future of The Fjords Wins Ship of the Year 2018 Award at SMM

Future of the Fjords

Future of The Fjords, an all electric passenger vessel, has won the Ship of the Year 2018 award at SMM.

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Lindblad to Order New Polar Expedition Cruise Ship

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Lindblad Expeditions has revealed its plans to place an order for a new polar expedition cruise ship.

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Vard Clinches Deal for New Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Ship

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Vard has secured a new contract for design and construction of a luxury expedition cruise ship for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.

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Seabourn to Build Two Expedition Ships at Mariotti Damen

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Seabourn signed an LOI for two ultra-luxury expedition vessels with T. Mariotti, Damen Shipyards Group partnership.

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CMHI Lays Keel for SunStone Ships' Expedition Cruise Vessel

CMHI held a keel laying ceremony for a new expedition cruise vessel for SunStone Ships on June 12.

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Brodosplit Secures Quark Expeditions' Polar Ship Deal

LMG 200-PCS design of polar cruise ship

Brodosplit has entered into an agreement to construct a new polar expedition ship for Quark Expeditions.

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Brodosplit Splashes New Polar Class Cruise Vessel

New Polar Class vessel

Brodosplit launched a new Polar Class 6 expedition cruise ship constructed for Oceanwide Expeditions.

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SunStone Inks Deal for Third Infinity-Class Expedition Ship

SunStone Ships inks an agreement for the construction of a third Infinity-class expedition ship.

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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Gets Nod for 3rd Expedition Ship

Hanseatic expedition ships

TUI Group approves the construction of the third Hanseatic class expedition cruise ship for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.

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