Quark Expeditions announce the introduction of a new vessel

By | 2017-07-22T23:13:27+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|News|

Famous expedition cruise company Quark Expeditions has announced a new 176-passenger ship on their website.  Famous expedition cruise company Quark Expeditions has announced a new 176-passenger ship on their website. So far the company has been chartering older tonnage. Now a completely new ship will be offered for the 2018-2019 [...]

CroisiEurope’s AFRICAN DREAM soon ready to set sail

By | 2017-06-27T15:28:38+00:00 June 27th, 2017|News|

AFRICAN DREAM, CroisiEurope's newest river vessel is being finalized on the Harare shipyard in Zimbabwe. To reach its homeport the 40m long vessel will be cut in two pieces and transported over land, a distance of 1,000km. Homeport will be Kasane, Botswana. Crossing the most beautiful meanders of the Chobe River and [...]

Sunstone Ships Inc. to build a series of small expedition vessels

By | 2017-03-18T00:28:42+00:00 March 18th, 2017|News|

The number of expedition ships is getting another impressive boost, with this new order for at least four ships, possibly up to ten. The number of expedition ships is getting another impressive boost, with this new order for at least four ships, possibly up to ten. USA-based SunStone Ships, the [...]

Expedition vessel HANSEATIC to stay longer with Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

By | 2016-12-06T11:43:48+00:00 December 6th, 2016|News|

HANSEATIC in the Arctic © Hapag-Lloyd Cruises After Hapag-Lloyd Cruises announced the good news about the order for two new expedition ships it was also clear that the beloved HANSEATIC was going to leave the fleet. Now the company announced that she is set to remain in the Hapag-Lloyd Cruises flotilla for six [...]

More news about Hurtigruten’s new expedition ships

By | 2016-10-19T16:56:35+00:00 October 19th, 2016|News|

Hurtigruten --one of our favourite companies-- have revealed more details about their eagerly awaited new expedition ships, which are currently under construction. First the names. They've probably chosen the most logic names ever. The ships will be named after Norwegian polar explorers: ROALD AMUNDSEN and FRIDTJOF NANSEN. Hurtigruten already operates the [...]