Third SunStone Newbuild, ‘Ocean Victory’, to be chartered to Victory Cruise Lines
SunStone’s President & CEO, Niels-Erik Lund comments, “We are pleased with the rapid adoption of the INFINITY-class vessels. It seems our European design & technology, combined with lower overall operating costs ticks all the boxes for the small and expedition-ship market.”
«We are pleased with the work laid down by SunStone Ships in finding charterers for these vessels, and firmly believe that they will realise all ten vessels in the series,» says Tore Ulstein, deputy CEO in Ulstein Group and COO Design & Solutions. «We have a very good cooperation with the involved parties, and look forward to a continuous and fruitful collaboration on the next vessel.»
Ulstein Design & Solutions has designed the vessel. Ulstein is also responsible for the delivery of the equipment package, with all main equipment being of proven technology and from well-known manufacturers in Europe, as well as supervising the technical construction of the vessel. Tillberg Design USA is responsible for the interior design, and Makinen for the construction of all interior spaces.
The First INFINITY-class ship, named the ‘Greg Mortimer’, is scheduled for delivery August 2019 and goes on charter to Aurora Cruises, Australia.