NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC RESOLUTION
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.Read more
Lindblad Expeditions Holdings Inc. announces that it has signed an agreement with Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Ulstein to build a new polar vessel. The new ship is scheduled for delivery from Ulstein Verft in 2021. The vessel is sister ship to 'National Geographic Endurance', which is under construction.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ENDURANCE
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.
First milestone for Ulstein designed expedition cruise vessel
The steel cutting ceremony of the first polar new build in the Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic fleet was carried out on Friday morning, 5 January 2018. The vessel, yard number 312 at Ulstein Verft, will be ready for her first expeditions in 2020.
Major milestone for first X-BOW® polar vessel at Ulstein Verft
Today, the workers at Ulstein closely followed the hull arrival of the polar expedition cruise vessel ‘National Geographic Endurance’. This is the first X-BOW® polar vessel to be built at the yard. The Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. vessel will now undergo comprehensive outfitting work.
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.Read more