Tagged: SunStone Ships Inc.

SunStone Inks Deal For Sixth Newbuild

SunStone Ships announced the signing of an agreement for Infinity-class vessel No. 6, continuing 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 Infinity-class vessels and we continue to move forward with the contracts and building at a very satisfactory speed, safety and quality level.” (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Vantage Cruise Line confirm the long-term charterer of the fourth newbuild from SunStone ships, the Ocean Explorer

Marking a major milestone in Vantage Deluxe World Travel’s history, Vantage Cruise Lines is pleased to announce it will expand its fleet of world-class cruise ships with an intimately scaled ocean cruising ship, the Ocean Explorer, scheduled to launch in March 2021 for luxury global exploration. (more…)

SunStone Firms Up Third Expedition Newbuild

The new expedition vessel design from Sunstone Ships of MiamiSunStone Ships announced it has signed an agreement with China Merchants Industry Holdings to built a third Infinity-class ship. It is part of a bigger order for four expedition newbuilds with an option for six more. The “Ocean Victory” will be delivered in March 2021, and will be configured for 200 passengers, according to a press release. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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SunStone Firms Up More Expedition Ships Citing Demand

Aurora Expeditions' Greg MortimerSunStone Ships has announced it has firmed up a second shipbuilding contract for its second expedition newbuild with China Merchant Heavy Industries. The Miami-based company is the largest supplier of expedition ships in the world on a charter basis, and is aggressively moving forward with a newbuilding program in China. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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SunStone Bullish on Expedition Trends

The new expedition vessel design from Sunstone Ships of MiamiSunStone Ships announced a deal earlier this year to build four expedition vessels with an option for six more in China, aligning with China Merchant Industry Holdings (CMIH) which will build the vessels. SunStone plans on chartering the ships out and said it is the largest tonnage provider of expedition vessels. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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