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  • 12 January 2010

    Viking Line records growth of its total volumes during 2009. The number of passengers grew by more than three per cent to 6.4 million, private cars by 15 per cent to 612,000 and freight units by seven per cent to 104,000. The strongest growth was recorded on the routes Mariehamn–Kapellskär and Helsinki–Tallinn.

  • 3 September 2018
    Vessels

    Construction has begun on Viking Line’s new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered passenger cruise ship at the Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry shipyard in China. The vessel, scheduled for delivery at the end 2020 will be deployed on the Turku (Finland)–Åland Islands–Stockholm (Sweden) route. Viking Line’s new vessel will be 218 meters in length and have a gross […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Viking Line’s income after taxes decreased to EUR 5.3 million in 2017.

  • 11 April 2018
    Vessels

    Finnish shipping company Viking Line dispatched its LNG-fueled cruise ferry, the Viking Grace, on her first voyage equipped with a rotor sail. 

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Finnish shipping company Viking Line saw the record passenger numbers last year.

  • 21 February 2012
    Project & Tenders

    Viking Line Abp has signed an agreement with AGA Gas AB on supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) for Viking Line’s new passenger ferry, whose environmental profile symbolizes a new era in the shipping industry. “Viking Line’s and AGA’s investment in LNG represents major environmental advantages compared to traditional maritime fuel,” says Mikael Backman, President and […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Vessels

    Finland-based ferry company Viking Line is experiencing a growth in demand for freight transport onboard its ships, keeping its traffic volumes high despite the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the movement of goods. The company’s passenger traffic has been slashed, however, a heavy volume of the freight traffic has managed to compensate for the fall to a […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Vessels

    Finnish shipping company Viking Line on Wednesday said it has signed a letter of intent with Chinese Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry to build a new LNG-powered ferry. The deal is worth about 190 million euros and the passenger vessel is expected to be delivered in the spring of 2020. Viking Line plans to sign a final agreement […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Viking Line’s passenger ship M/S Viking Grace has been fitted with a rotor sail for the utilization of wind power.

  • 19 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Certification & Classification

    Finland-based ferry company Viking Line became the first shipping company in the world to get DNV GL’s verification in accordance with its My Care methodology for infection prevention. DNV GL launched the new certification for the maritime industry aimed at facilitating industry players to resume operations better prepared for COVID-19 or other emerging pathogens.  The in-house […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Viking Line Abp has signed an agreement with AGA Gas AB on supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) for Viking Line’s new passenger ferry, whose environmental profile symbolizes a new era in the shipping industry. “Viking Line’s and AGA’s investment in LNG represents major environmental advantages compared to traditional maritime fuel,” says Mikael Backman, President and […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Finnish ferry company Viking Line has returned the 2008-built M/S Viking XPRS to Helsinki-Tallinn route after the vessel underwent drydocking. During its drydocking, the vessel was equipped with a new type of propeller that under normal conditions can run on two instead of three main engines, according to Viking Line. With the new type of propeller, […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Viking Line carried 6,610,146 passengers in 2014, 76,496 more than the year before, and an all-time high for the Finnish ferry operator. The Helsinki (Finland) – Tallinn (Estonia) route accounted for the largest increase, attributed to the expanded service offered last summer. On December 10, Viking Line reached another significant milestone, when the total number of passengers […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been hired to supply engines, navigation system, and a broad scope of other products and systems for Viking Line’s new environmentally friendly ferry. The ship, which is being built at the Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry yard in China, will be powered by six Wärtsilä 31DF dual-fuel engines running primarily on liquefied natural […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Vessels

    Viking Line recently reached a milestone with 1000th LNG bunkering operation conducted via ship-to-ship method by Seagas bunkering vessel.

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Finnish ferry company Viking Line has decided to strengthen its Helsinki-Tallinn route as the company will add a new vessel, the Viking Faster, to the route during the period from April to late October, 2017. With a capacity for about 850 passengers and 120 cars, the new catamaran, which will cut the sailing time on the route […]

  • 23 December 2010

    STX Finland and Viking Line have signed a preliminary agreement for the construction of a new generation cruise ferry for Viking Line. The ship price will be about EUR240 million (US$314 million), and it will be built at STX Europe shipyard in Turku for delivery in the beginning of 2013.

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Finnish ferry company Viking Line has signed a letter of intent for a passenger vessel to be delivered in the spring of 2020 with the Chinese shipbuilder Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry. Under the agreement, the parties plan to sign a final deal for the construction of the ferry during the spring of 2017. The letter of intent […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Finnish shipping company Viking Line on said its shipbuilding contract with Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry for an LNG-fueled ferry has come into force. 

  • 27 October 2010

    STX Finland and Viking Line have signed a preliminary agreement for the construction of an “environmentally friendly, new generation” cruise ferry for Viking Line. The agreement includes an option for a sister ship. The ship price will be about EUR240 million (US$334 million), and will be built at Turku shipyard for delivery in the beginning […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Viking Line has decided not to order another cruise vessel from Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry.

  • 25 October 2010

    STX Finland and Viking Line have signed a preliminary agreement for the construction of an environmentally friendly, new generation cruise ferry to be operated by Viking Line between Stockholm and Turku.