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CMHI Haimen yard in China celebrated the launch of the ‘Sylvia Earle’ and the keel laying of the ‘Ocean Odyssey’

On 18 March 2021, the CMHI Haimen yard in China celebrated the launch of the ‘Sylvia Earle’ (Aurora Expeditions) and the keel laying of the ‘Ocean Odyssey’ (Vantage Cruise Line), both are Ulstein designed, X-BOW expedition cruise vessels under construction for the U.S. based SunStone Ships. (more…)

Aurora Expeditions Launches 2022-2023 Antarctica Season

The Greg Mortimer: lounge area and the dining roomAurora Expeditions has launched its Antarctic 2022-2023 summer season with 26 itineraries, the cruise line has announced in a press release. With the upcoming addition of the Sylvia Earle to the fleet, the season will mark the highest number of trips Aurora Expeditions has operated in one Antarctic season. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Aurora Expeditions Releases Sylvia Earle Internal Renders

Sylvia Earle, Aurora Expeditions (Credit: WaterWorld)

After the release of Aurora Expeditions’ sleek new external design of the Sylvia Earle last week Aurora Expeditions has unveiled the interior design of its second expedition ship (Greg Mortimer is the first). The ship – named after the marine biologist Dr. Sylvia Earle who is involved in the development process – features the X-BOW. (more…)


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Aurora Expeditions Names Ponfoort as CEO

Aurora Expeditions has named Monique Ponfoort to the title of Chief Executive Officer, commencing October 2020. Ponfoort joins the business from Ponant and Paul Gauguin Cruises where she was vice president and general manager for Asia Pacific. (cruiseindustrynews.com)


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Aurora Expeditions Names Lisa Bertini National Sales Manager USA

Aurora Expeditions has named Lisa Bertini its new National Sales Manager USA, a new position within the North American market. She joins the dedicated U.S. team alongside George Johns, business development manager, and brings with her over 25 years of experience in the travel industry. (travelagentcentral.com)


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Video Review: Aurora Expeditions’ “Greg Mortimer” Expedition Ship

Onboard the Greg Mortimer (Credit: Micro-Cruising)

Named after Aurora Expeditions’ adventurous co-founder, the 104­-metre ship is the first expedition vessel to feature the patented Ulstein X-Bow®; innovative marine technology that allows for gentler sea crossings, improved comfort, greater fuel efficiency and reduced emissions. (more…)

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