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  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Viking Sun, the fourth of eight cruise ships Viking Ocean Cruises has ordered from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri, was delivered to the company on September 25 at the Ancona shipyard. Like its sister ships, Viking Sun is placed in the small cruise ship segment. With a gross tonnage of about 47,800 tons, it has 465 cabins […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fincantieri and Viking Ocean Cruises entered into an agreement for the construction of six further ocean ships.

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has held the steel-cutting ceremony for Viking Sea at its Marghera shipyard. Viking Sea is the second ship in order of acquisition that Fincantieri is building for Viking Ocean Cruises. Fincantieri is also building Viking Star, with delivery scheduled in Marghera in spring 2015, and Viking Sky, which will be delivered in Ancona in […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Norway’s Scanship Holding ASA has through its subsidiary Scanship AS entered into a contract with the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri for a total clean ship system delivery to the fourth Viking Ocean Cruises newbuilding. The deliveries will include Scanship’s systems for Advanced Wastewater Purification (AWP) and Waste Management (WM). The AWP system treats all wastewater streams on a vessel in […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has held a keel laying ceremony today in Ancona for the sixth of eight ocean cruise ships Viking Ocean Cruises has ordered from the yard. The first building block of the ship is about 11 meters long, 28.8 wide and weighing about 380 tons. The unit, to be delivered in 2019, will […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has signed a memorandum of agreement for the construction of two additional cruise ships, with an option for another two, with Viking Ocean Cruises. The 47,800 gross ton newbuilds, which will be sister ships to the six already ordered vessels, are expected to enter the Viking fleet in 2021 and 2022, respectively. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Viking Ocean Cruises has brought its ordering tally at Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to ten.

  • 19 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Viking Ocean Cruises, sister company of Viking River Cruises, the world’s leading river cruise line, and Fincantieri, world leader in cruise shipbuilding, today announced the signature of a Memorandum of Agreement for the construction of two new luxury ocean cruise ships. The memorandum also includes an option for a third vessel. In line with Viking’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

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

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Italian cruise ship builder Fincantieri has delivered today at its shipyard in Ancona the Viking Sea, the second of six cruise ships Viking Ocean Cruises has ordered from the yard. Viking Sea, as its sister ships, is placed in the small cruise ship segment as it features a gross tonnage of about 47,800 tons. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Viking Ocean Cruises, sister company of Viking River Cruises, the world’s leading river cruise line, and Fincantieri, world leader in cruise shipbuilding, today announced the signature of a Memorandum of Agreement for the construction of two new luxury ocean cruise ships. The memorandum also includes an option for a third vessel. In line with Viking’s […]

  • 25 March 2019

    The ship battled hurricane force winds and 20-meter waves.

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri held a keel laying ceremony for Viking Spirit, the fifth of six cruise ships ordered by Viking Ocean Cruises, on February 16 at the shipyard in Ancona. The first building block of the ship, about 11 meters long, 28,8 meters wide and weighing about 280 tons, is part of the central section of […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Viking Ocean Cruises and Fincantieri, world leader in the construction of cruise vessels, have signed a contract for the construction of two super luxury cruise ships. Representing Viking Ocean Cruises was the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Torstein Hagen while Fincantieri was represented by its Chief Executive Officer, Giuseppe Bono. At 47,000 gross tones with 472 […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Viking Ocean Cruises and Fincantieri, world leader in the construction of cruise vessels, have signed a contract for the construction of two super luxury cruise ships. Representing Viking Ocean Cruises was the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Torstein Hagen while Fincantieri was represented by its Chief Executive Officer, Giuseppe Bono. At 47,000 gross tones with 472 […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

     Viking Ocean Cruises®’s first ship – the 930-passenger Viking Star – has been “floated out,” marking the latest major construction milestone, and the first time that the new ship touches water.   The traditional ceremony took place on Monday, June 23, at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard outside Venice, Italy. With a total of three sister ships now under construction, Viking Star will be […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Viking Ocean Cruises and Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri have signed an agreement for the construction of two additional cruise ships. The new units, like the four sister ships which the ship owner has already ordered, will become part of Viking’s fleet respectively in mid-2018 and at the end of 2020, Fincantieri said. The contract is expected to […]

  • 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 […]