Major Milestone Set for Lindblad Expeditions as National Geographic Resolution Arrives at Ulstein Shipyard in Norway

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New York, NY, October 27, 2020 --- Lindblad Expeditions marked another major milestone as the hull of National Geographic Resolution, the line’s second polar new build, arrived at Ulstein Shipyard in Ulsteinvik Norway, following the construction of the main hull steel work at CRIST S.A. in Gydnia, Poland. She arrived under tow with 100% of structure steel and major foundation work having been competed at Crist S.A.

The ship currently has all bow thruster, major HVAC equipment, main engines and stabilizers installed. With the arrival of the vessel in Ulstein all the electrical and hotel outfitting will be completed.

Sister ship to the soon to launch 126-guest National Geographic Endurancethe first polar build in the line’s history— the Polar Class 5 National Geographic Resolution will feature Ulstein’s signature X-BOW®, that provides fuel efficiency while significantly improving guest comfort in rough seas; and a very high ice class for access deep into Polar Regions.

National Geographic Resolution is scheduled for delivery in 2021.

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  • Video of National Geographic Resolution departing Poland and arriving in Norway

Contact: Patty Disken-Cahill, pattydc@expeditions.com, 212-261-9081

National Geographic Resolution joins sister ship National Geographic Endurance at Ulstein Shipyard in Ulsteinvik, Norway. 

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