The vessel is one in a series contracted by the U.S.-based SunStone Ships.
The 162-passenger vessel is scheduled to debut in 2022 and will offer worldwide itineraries.
The 104-m long Ocean Odyssey is constructed to the ice-strengthened, Polar Class 6, standards, which allows for deeper exploration into polar areas.
The ULSTEIN X-BOW technology provides smoother cruising in rough seas, enhancing the guests’ and crews’ comfort as the newbuild traverses the seas around the world. Ocean Odyssey comes with environmentally friendly standards, reduced emissions into air & sea, and lower energy consumption. The vessel runs on low-sulfur marine gas oil.
ULSTEIN delivers the ship design, site follow-up, and an extensive equipment package including power package (switchboards, bow thruster starters, drives), IAS (Integrated Automation System), PMS (Power Management System), ULSTEIN COM (Internet, TV, telephone, PA system), bridge and navigation equipment.
Passengers enjoy a multi-level observation lounge, lecture area, main restaurant with fine dining, gym and spa facilities, as well as an outdoor infinity pool and hot tubs.
22 Zodiacs will be used for shore landings and tours. Guests will be able to get changed in the dedicated “mudroom.” There will be a platform to access water sports like scuba diving, snorkeling, and kayaking.