SunStone's Chinese built cruise vessels

SunStone Ships has ordered a series of expedition cruise vessels designed by Ulstein for construction at the CMHI yard, China. These vessels are the first ever China-built cruise vessels, and the first to introduce the patented X-BOW in their design, to increase comfort for the passengers. Follow their progress here.

The polar vessel Greg Mortimer ready for launch

The launching ceremony of the ‘Greg Mortimer’, the first polar expedition cruise vessel in SunStone Ships’ INFINITY series, was held in the morning of 12 March at the CMHI yard, China. The steel cutting ceremony of ship number three in the series was also arranged this morning.

Launch ceremony

Design & equipment packages

Being a global supplier of products and services requires local presence. We provide ship design & equipment packages with extended site support world-wide.

Design & equipment packages

X-BOW - how it started

​When times are tough, it is still possible to nurture and grow good ideas. That’s the story behind the ULSTEIN X-BOW® hull line design, which upon its introduction in 2005 literally turned the image of the ship’s bow upside down.

X-BOW - from the beginning

First orders:

X-BOW references

More than 100 X-BOW designs have been ordered since its introduction in 2005.

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Please contact us for more information

Lars Ståle Skoge, commercial director at Ulstein Design & Solutions AS
Lars Ståle Skoge

Commercial director

Tel: +47 915 81 226

lars.skoge@ulstein.com