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  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Fjord Line’s completely transformed cruise ferry MS Oslofjord was christened under its new name at the Sandefjord wharf, Norway. The renovated ship will serve Fjord Line’s new Sandefjord to Strömstad, Sweden line. ”Erik Bye wrote and sang ”Today, it may be our best day”, and that may just be the case for Fjord Line today,” […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bergen Group Fosen has notified Fjord Line about need of more time for testing of engines and other equipment before MS “Stavangerfjord” can be delivered. Fjord Line AS has therefore decided to postpone the first sailing with  “Stavangerfjord” from 21 June to 14 July. The company regrets the delay and the consequences this change has […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian ferry operator Fjord Line has inked a shipbuilding contract with the Australian shipbuilder Austal Ships for a new catamaran ferry.  The newbuild is intended to be put into service on Fjord Line’s route between Kristiansand (Norway) to Hirtshals (Denmark) from the season of 2020, amid three years of solid growth on the route. “The […]

  • 4 October 2010

    Fjord Line Denmark A/S has decided to carry out a feasibility study for the purpose of using LNG (Liquified Natural Gas) as fuel for the two ferry newbuildings, which will be delivered from Bergen Group Fosen in 2012. The study is backed by the Ministry of Trade and Industry in Norway, Fjord Line Denmark is […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Fjord Line said that Bergen Mayor Trude Drevland will christen the second of its two new cruise ferries in Bergen on Thursday, 6 March 2014. During the two following days, people in Bergen and Stavanger are invited aboard MS Bergensfjord before the ship embarks on its first sailing with passengers. Fjord Line will offer daily […]

  • 28 February 2014

    Bergen Mayor Trude Drevland will christen the second of Fjord Line’s two new cruise ferries in Bergen on Thursday 6 March. During the two following days, people in Bergen and Stavanger are invited aboard MS Bergensfjord before the ship embarks on its first sailing with passengers. Fjord Line will offer daily departures between ports in […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Vessels

    The Norwegian Authorities are now prepared to give Fjord Line the permission to bunker it’s new LNG ferries while passengers are on board the ship, the European LNG fuel project MT LNG reports. As a result the ship owner would no longer have to send a large number of LNG trucks to Hirtshals to do the […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Liquiline and Fjord Line have entered into a contract whereby Liquiline Europe AS will design, construct and commission an LNG ship bunkering terminal for Fjord Line AS at the Port of Hirtshals, Denmark. Fjord Line calls at the Port of Hirtshals on a daily basis,  with one of its two LNG-fuelled cruise ferries MS Stavangerfjord […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian ferry operator Fjord Line has implemented a program for strengthening the company’s financial position through raising of NOK 110 million (USD 15.4m)  in fresh capital, as well as various measures to reduce operating costs by NOK 70 million (USD 9.8m) in 2015 compared to a ”challenging” 2014. Fjord Line has also signed an agreement with the […]

  • 8 July 2014

    The press coverage of an LNG bunkering leakage incident in Norway coincided with the second technical committee meeting of the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel’s (SGMF) held in London at the end of June, confirming the urgent need within the industry for guidelines and policy. The LNG leakage incident that occurred during truck to […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian Authorities are now prepared to give Fjord Line the permission to bunker it’s new LNG ferries while passengers are onboard the ship. As a result the ship owner would no longer have to send a large number of LNG trucks to Hirtshals to do the bunkering procedure in Denmark. “This means that we […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Vessels

    Mayor Trude Drevland will christen the second of Fjord Line’s two new LNG -powered cruise ferries in Bergen on Thursday 6 March. During the two following days, people in Bergen and Stavanger are invited aboard MS Bergensfjord before the ship embarks on its first sailing with passengers. Fjord Line will offer daily departures between ports […]

  • 16 May 2013

    Bergen Group Fosen has notified Fjord Line about need of more time for testing of engines and other equipment before MS “Stavangerfjord” can be delivered. Fjord Line AS has therefore decided to postpone the first sailing with Stavangerfjord from 21 June to 14 July. MS “Stavangerfjord” is the first of two cruise ferries currently being […]

  • 21 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    The keel-laying cermony for the second of Fjord Line’s two new cruise ferries were marked at the shipyard in Gdansk on Thursday 15 December 2011. “Laying the keel” has more symbolic than practical significance in that the keels of the modern ships no longer stretch the traditional way. Yet is this concept of the procedure […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bergen Group Fosen has notified Fjord Line about a delay in delivery for up to three weeks for first cruise ferry. The reason is that the installation and testing of engines and other technical equipment is assumed to take longer than planned. The adjusted delivery date will cause additional expenses for Bergen Group Fosen. Appropriations […]

  • 6 September 2006

    DFDS Seaways has purchased the passenger ship m.s. “Fjord Norway” from the Norwegian shipping company Fjord Line. She will be delivered 16 October 2006. After refurbishment and change of name, the vessel will be deployed on the previous Fjord Line route Bergen – Haugesund – Stavanger – Newcastle from the start of November, which will […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The keel-laying cermony for the second of Fjord Line’s two new cruise ferries were marked at the shipyard in Gdansk on Thursday 15 December 2011. “Laying the keel” has more symbolic than practical significance in that the keels of the modern ships no longer stretch the traditional way. Yet is this concept of the procedure […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Vessels

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) loaned EUR 124 million to the shipping company Fjord Line for the expansion of its fleet. Two new LNG cruise ferries are operating between Bergen, Stavanger, Langesund (Norway) and Hirtshals (Denmark). The ferries – MS “Stavangerfjord” and MS “Bergensfjord” – were delivered by the Norwegian shipbuilder Bergen Group in 2013 […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Fjord Line took delivery of its remodelled and upgraded cruise ferry MS Oslofjord on Friday after it was rebuilt by the STX Rauma shipyard in Finland for service on a new line between Sandefjord, Norway and Strömstad, Sweden. The crew will now hone their routines and fine-tune the ship before Oslofjord enters regular service on […]

  • 23 July 2012
    Vessels

    Fjord Line’s two new international cruise ferries will be powered solely by environmentally friendly liquefied natural gas (LNG) instead of the more polluting heavy fuel oil. When MS Stavangerfjord is put in operation in 2013, it will be the first and largest cruise ferry in the world to sail with a “single LNG engine,” thus […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Vessels

    The second of Fjord Line’s two new cruise ferries was launched Friday in Gdansk, Poland, with thousands looking on from the pier. The ship, which will be called MS Bergensfjord, is painted in Fjord Line’s easily recognizable red and white design. The cruise ferry will now be towed to Bergen Group Fosen for interior fitting […]

  • 15 January 2014

    Fjord Line’s second environmentally-friendly cruise ferry was tested recently in the Trondheim Fjord. Interior fitting and finishing work on the new MS Bergensfjord, being built by the Bergen Group, has proceeded faster than expected. “As a result we have used the last five days to test the gas engines and other equipment to ensure they are operating […]