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  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    River cruise company Viking Cruises has christened its first ocean going cruise ship, the 930-guest Viking Star in Bergen, Norway. “This month heralds a new chapter for Viking and for ocean cruising as we expand our fleet from the world’s rivers to the world’s seas,” Viking Cruises said in a statement announcing the christening ceremony on […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Viking Ocean Cruises, part of Viking Cruises, has christened its second ocean-going cruise ship, Viking Sea, on the Thames River in Greenwich. An interesting fact about the Viking Sea is that it is the largest ship ever launched in London, the company says. “Today is a proud day for our Viking family. London is one of […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Viking Cruises has held a christening ceremony for its third ocean ship, Viking Sky, in Tromsø, Norway. On the occasion, Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking Cruises, commented: “This is a special time of year in Norway – these are the days of the midnight sun and the perfect backdrop for a celebration. All of our ships […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A huge crowd of local residents and visitors gathered along the harbor in in Bergen, Norway to enjoy the fireworks display celebrating Viking Star’s christening on May 17th. The Viking Star is the first ocean going cruise ship, owned by river cruise company Viking Cruises. The christening ceremony itself was a special treat for the […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Viking Ocean Cruises, part of Viking Cruises, has welcomed its first cruise ship, Viking Star, into the New York harbor as part of its inaugural North American voyage.  The 930-passenger ship docked at Manhattan Cruise Terminal on October 13, 2016, after sailing past the Statue of Liberty with a reception by New York Fireboats. Built […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rolls-Royce Plc today announced that it has signed extensive equipment orders with the world leading Italian cruise ship builder Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani S.p.A for shipowner Viking Cruises. Viking Cruises recently ordered two cruise ships from Fincantieri and have chosen the highly-efficient Rolls-Royce integrated rudder and propulsion system, called Promas, for their vessels. This is […]

  • 4 June 2013

    Rolls-Royce Plc today announced that it has signed extensive equipment orders with the world leading Italian cruise ship builder Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani S.p.A for shipowner Viking Cruises. Viking Cruises recently ordered two cruise ships from Fincantieri and have chosen the highly-efficient Rolls-Royce integrated rudder and propulsion system, called Promas, for their vessels. This is […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Viking Cruises recently announced the launch of its ocean product line, Viking Ocean Cruises, marking the introduction of the travel industry’s first new cruise line in nearly a decade. Developed from the ground up to return the focus of cruising to the destination, Viking Ocean Cruises will begin sailing in May 2015 with its first […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fincantieri and Viking sign contracts for the first two of six ocean ships ordered last March.

  • 20 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Viking Cruises yesterday announced the keel was laid for its first ocean cruise vessel, Viking Star, marking the next construction phase of the company’s first-ever ocean product. The ceremony took place on Wednesday, December 18, at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard outside Venice, Italy. Viking Star is scheduled to be delivered in early 2015. “Our new ocean […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cruise ship owner Viking Cruises unveiled plans for a liquid hydrogen-fuelled cruise ship in an effort to develop the world’s first cruise ship with zero-emission technology. Serge Fossati, project manager at the shipping company, presented the plans at the Norwegian Maritime Authority’s Safety at Sea Conference in Haugesund. To feature a length of around 230 metres, the cruise […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Viking Cruise has officially named its fourth ocean ship, Viking Sun, in Shanghai, China.

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vard has signed a Letter of Intent for the design and construction of two cruise vessels for Viking Cruises.

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Viking Jupiter is the sixth of overall 16 units to be delivered to Viking.

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Viking Star, the first of three cruise ships which Fincantieri is building for the California-headquartered cruise liner company Viking Ocean Cruises, was handed over on Saturday, March 28th at Marghera shipyard. Viking Star, like its two sister ships Viking Sea and Viking Sky, are intended to operate in the small cruise ship segment. The ship features a gross tonnage of […]

  • 11 September 2013

    Viking Cruises has increased its order for additional Viking Longships, bringing the total number of new ships launching in 2014 from 12 to 14 vessels. The increased order reflects the popularity of river cruising as the fastest growing-segment of the travel industry and the leadership position of Viking, the world’s leading river cruise line. By […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fincantieri cuts the steel for the seventh ship under construction for Viking at its shipyard in Ancona.

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Viking Cruises’ newest ship, Viking Jupiter, was floated out in Ancona on May 10.

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fincantieri delivered Viking Orion, the fifth cruise ship built for Viking Cruises, at its Ancona shipyard on June 7.

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Viking Cruises has set sights on collecting USD 900 million from secured and unsecured notes.

  • 11 September 2013

    Viking Cruises has increased its order for additional Viking Longships, bringing the total number of new ships launching in 2014 from 12 to 14 vessels. The increased order reflects the popularity of river cruising as the fastest growing-segment of the travel industry and the leadership position of Viking, the world’s leading river cruise line. By […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Italy’s shipbuilder Fincantieri launched the construction of the fourth of six cruise ships for Viking Ocean Cruises at its Ancona shipyard with a keel laying ceremony held today. The new cruise vessel, named Viking Sun, is scheduled for delivery in 2017. The first building block of the ship, about 11 meters long, 28.8 wide and weighing about 280 tons, is […]