Celebrates keel laying of first polar new build, the National Geographic Endurance
On 17 March 2018, Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc., a global provider of expedition cruises and adventure travel experiences, and Ulstein Group, Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer, celebrated the keel laying of Lindblad’s first polar new build.
The X-BOW® experience
The X-BOW® makes a huge difference in sea behaviour. The X-BOW® splits the wave energy and reduces the slamming impact. Successfully proven in more than 100 ships, the hull shape is about to become a game changer for expedition cruising.
Steel cutting for SunStone's X-BOW Expedition Cruise vessel
On 16 March 2018, the steel cutting ceremony of SunStone Ship's ULSTEIN X-BOW expedition cruise ship took place in the Haimen base of CMHI (China Merchants Heavy Industry).
Our expedition cruise ship designs
Our designs for expedition cruise vessels originate from our heritage of maritime expertise. We design vessels for unforgettable adventures.Our portfolio
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"The X-STERN met all our expectations. It is amazing to see a vessel going backwards in bad weather without slamming and having spray on deck."X-STERN®
The X-STERN and X-BOW are two major innovations from Ulstein, improving seakeeping and safety.Innovations