OHT 'ALFA LIFT' – nominated for Offshore Renewables Award 2020
The semi-submersible installation vessel ‘Alfa Lift’ is one out of three nominees for the OSJ Offshore Renewables Award 2020. This award goes to a company, project or product that has made a significant contribution to the development of the offshore renewables market during 2019.
Next Aurora Expeditions X-BOW cruise vessel to be named ‘Sylvia Earle’
The operator Aurora Expeditions’ next X-BOW® expedition cruise ship will be named ‘Sylvia Earle’, to honour the renowned marine biologist, oceanographer and explorer. The ship is one of the vessels in owner, SunStone Ships’, INFINITY class. Constructed at CMHI, they have been designed by Ulstein Design & Solutions AS.
Keel laid for the 'Ocean Explorer'
On 16 December 2019, the CMHI Haimen yard in China carried out the keel laying ceremony for the 'Ocean Explorer'. This is the fourth ULSTEIN X-BOW® design in the INFINITY class of expedition cruise vessels that the U.S. based shipowner SunStone Ships has contracted to CMHI.
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'Greg Mortimer' – attractive in the world of cruise
Recently introduced to the cruise market, the 'Greg Mortimer' has called upon much attention among cruise media and cruise travellers. While the X-BOW® shape is well known in the offshore market, this is the first time it has been implemented in a cruise ship.
X-BOW CRUISING - Standing out from the crowd
A vessel with the X-BOW® lines from ULSTEIN is unique, and very different from the usual cruise vessels. The seakeeping characteristics have an impact on comfort, safety, efficiency and operability. And then comes the distinctive looks!
Celebrates keel laying of Lindblad’s second polar cruise newbuild
Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. and Ulstein Group celebrated the keel laying of Lindblad’s second polar new build at the CRIST shipyard in Gdynia, Poland. The occasion also served as the official naming ceremony of the vessel. National Geographic Resolution was named to honour the legendary explorer James Cook.
Introduces the X-BOW® in RoPax designs
The X-BOW RoPax portfolio is based on a compact concept to increase the competitiveness of such vessels through higher revenue making at lower financial and operational costs.See portfolio
Ship designers who dare to challenge
Our ship designers share a mission of innovation, to challenge the established truth and to come up with solutions that enhance the customers' value.See how they do it
Statements from X-BOW users
With feedback like ‘amazing experience’ and’ 'I’ll never again work on any other type of vessel in winter’ being stated by crews on X-BOW® vessels, it is hard to ignore the impact this hull innovation has had since it first appeared in 2005.More statements