Terje Våge, Lead Naval Architect Ulstein Design & Solutions
Ove Dimmen, former Sales Manager Ulstein Verft
Designing and constructing the Lindblad Expeditions’ first polar newbuilds
Ulstein is moving from offshore vessels to state-of-the-art exploration cruise vessels. Ove Dimmen at Ulstein Verft and Terje Våge at Ulstein Design & Solutions share their experiences with the development and construction of Lindblad's first polar newbuilds, the 'National Geographic Endurance' and the 'National Geographic Resolution'.
Key takeaways from the webinar:
- how did Ulstein's offshore experience match Lindblad's pioneering experience in polar cruising?
- the benefits of building at a small yard in the middle of a complete maritime cluster
- being first in many ways - designing for polar waters