Building of the Lindblad vessels

Follow the building of the two polar expedition vessels for Lindblad Expeditions Holdings Inc. The first vessel, National Geographic Endurance will be delivered from Ulstein Verft in 2020, the second National Geographic Resolution is set to be delivered in 2021.


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.

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Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. signs agreement with Ulstein Verft for building of new polar vessel

The world’s foremost expedition vessel, designed by Ulstein, will be the first polar new build in the Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic fleet.​ The ship will be built at Ulstein Verft and is scheduled for delivery in Q1 2020, with an option for two additional ships to be delivered in subsequent years.

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