National Geographic Endurance, the first polar newbuild in the history of Lindblad Expeditions, arrived in Ulsteinvik, Norway, Tuesday after traveling nearly six days from Gydnia, Poland, where the hull was constructed.
Polar expert Quark Expeditions' 'Polar Promise' builds on existing environmental and social initiatives to set concrete, measurable goals and sustainable outcomes to be achieved by 2025.
Poseidon Expeditions filled two newly created management positions with Anja Erdmann appointed director of expedition operations/human resources, and Jennifer Kunath North American sales director.
The Nunavut government and the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on cruise ship tourism in the territory.
ABB won a contract to supply its power and propulsion technology for Seabourn’s two expedition cruise ship newbuilds.
As befits Silversea’s first destination-specific newbuild, the 100-passenger, all-suite Silver Origin will feature the culture, cuisine, history and design elements from Ecuador’s Galápagos Islands.
Miami-based SunStone Ships signed to build a sixth Infinity-class expedition vessel in China and said it already has a long-term charter agreement in place. Delivery is set for September 2021.