VIDEO: Brodosplit Shipyard launches Quark Expeditions’ Ultramarine

   May 18, 2020 ,   Cruise Industry

Quark Expeditions’ new polar expedition ship Ultramarine was launched at the Brodosplit shipyard (Split, Croatia) on Saturday, May 16.

Ultramarine cruise ship (Quark Expeditions)

The vessel has LOA length 128 m, beam/width 22 m, GT tonnage 13500 tons, max passenger capacity 200 (plus 140 crew), 102 staterooms, 8 decks (4 with cabins). The newbuild features two helipads, advanced safety systems latest maritime technologies. In keeping with Quark Expedi­tions’ Polar Promise sustainability program, the cruise ship will include technical features that minimize its environmental footprint to an extent previously unseen for a ship of this size.

Ultramarine cruise ship (Quark Expeditions)

Quark Ultramarine's inaugural cruise season includes voyages in the Canadian Arctic (including Northwest Passage), Greenland, Spitsbergen Norway.