EXPEDITIONS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : EXPEDITIONS
    • Operator : EXPEDITIONS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 600
  • Location
    • City : LAHAINA
    • STATE : HI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 17
    • Full Load Capacity : 4 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 25
  • Size
    • Register length : 38 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 13.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 38 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 13.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Height : 10 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1989
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 944287

EXPEDITIONS

  • Area of Operation : BETWEEN MANELE HARBOR ON LANAI AND LAHAINA HARBOR ON MAUI
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS/CARGO

EXPEDITIONS FIVE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

EXPEDITIONS FOUR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

SunStone Orders Third Expedition Cruise Vessel at CMHI Yard

SunStone Orders Third Expedition Cruise Vessel at CMHI Yard

Miami-based  SunStone Ships has declared option number two at CMHI shipyard after signing a long-term charter contract with Victory Cruise Line for the vessel, with a total of three newbuilds now under construction at the Chinese yard.A press release from the manager of passenger ships across the globe said that it  originally placed one firm contract and nine options on Ulstein deliveries of

Silversea Cruises Orders Three New Ships

Silversea Cruises Orders Three New Ships

Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) and Silversea Cruises announced agreements to build three new ships for Silversea Cruises, including two luxury vessels as well as a single expedition ship for the Galapagos.Silversea, the luxury and expedition cruise brand that recently joined the RCL family

SunStone Orders Second Expedition Cruise Ship

SunStone Orders Second Expedition Cruise Ship

U.S. based SunStone Ships has exercised an option to order a second expedition cruise vessel to be built in China and scheduled for delivery in August 2020.The new order comes under a design and equipment contract SunStone signed with Ulstein Design & Solutions AS in 2017 that included options for up to nine X-BOW expedition cruise vessels.

Passenger Ship Runs Aground in the Arctic

Passenger Ship Runs Aground in the Arctic

A Russian-flagged passenger vessel that went aground in the Canadian Arctic last week has been refloated and is in stable condition.The 117-meter, 6,230 gt polar expedition cruise ship Akademik Ioffe had about 160 people on board when it ran aground in the western Gulf of Boothia on the morning of August 24.

MV WERFTEN Lays Keel for Crystal Endeavor

MV WERFTEN Lays Keel for Crystal Endeavor

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’s Prime Minister, Manuela Schwesig were among those in attendance at a keel laying ceremony for the world’s largest polar-class expedition yacht held Tuesday in Germany.The ceremony marked a construction milestone for the 20,000 gross ton luxury expedition yacht Crystal Endeavor

Expedition Cruising: Full Speed Ahead in China

Expedition Cruising: Full Speed Ahead in China

Talk of trade wars and politics aside, attention should be paid to a growing relationship between U.S.-based SunStone Ships, Inc. and Chinese shipyard China Merchants Heavy Industries in Haimen, China, as the pair is quietly growing a cruise shipbuilding business in China. Sunstone announced that on June 12, 2018, the keel was laid for the first Infinity Class vessel Greg Mortimer

Quark Orders Polar Expedition Ship from Brodosplit

Quark Orders Polar Expedition Ship from Brodosplit

Quark Expeditions has signed an agreement with Croatian shipbuilder Brodosplit to build a new expedition ship designed for operation in the polar regions.The 13,000+ gross metric ton, 200-passenger ship was designed by LMG Marin in cooperation with Quark Expeditions and is scheduled to be launched in 2020.

SunStone Orders Third Expedition Ship from China

SunStone Orders Third Expedition Ship from China

SunStone Ships, Inc. announced it has finalized an agreement with shipbuilder China Merchants Industry Holdings Co. Ltd. to build a third Infinity class expedition cruise vessel, to be named Ocean Victory. The newbuild is scheduled to be delivered in March 2021.SunStone’s President & CEO, Niels-Erik Lund, commented, “We are pleased with the rapid adoption of the Infinity-class vessels.

Keel Laid for National Geographic Polar Ship

Keel Laid for National Geographic Polar Ship

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. The keel laying at the CRIST shipyard in Gdynia, Poland, marked a milestone in the construction of the sophisticated expedition ship

PONANT's Orders Two More Cruise Ships

PONANT's Orders Two More Cruise Ships

In the February 2018 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News, Edie Rodriquez, PONANT Americas Brand Chairman, Corporate Special Advisor, PONANT Yacht Cruises and Expeditions, said:  “Beyond the five (new builds) that we have announced so far … suffice it to say that I am a betting woman and I am going to bet that we are going to have some even more exciting announcements coming in 2018

Adventure Bound: Sunstone Ships Climbs to New Heights

Adventure Bound: Sunstone Ships Climbs to New Heights

Niels-Erik Lund began his passenger ship career in 1969 as a trainee in a Danish passenger shipping company, DFDS. In the nearly 50 years since, the passenger and cruise shipping industry has changed many times over, with consistent growth being the only similarity between then an now. Today Lund, President & CEO of Sunstone Ships, Inc.

Ponant Orders Electric/LNG Icebreaker Cruise Ship

Ponant Orders Electric/LNG Icebreaker Cruise Ship

French cruise line Ponant has ordered the world's first hybrid electric cruise icebreaker with liquefied natural gas (LNG) propulsion, due to take passengers to extremely remote polar locales from 2021.   The polar-ready luxury liner will be constructed by Fincantieri subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited, who secured the approximately $320 million shipbuilding contract.