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  • 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 […]

  • 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 February 2019
    Business & Finance

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

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

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

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

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

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 April 2018

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

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

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

  • 21 March 2013

    Viking River Cruises yesterday set a world record with the christening of 10 new Viking Longships™. All Viking Longships are built at the Neptun Yard in Germany, part of the Meyer Neptun group. The first-of-its-kind simultaneous christening ceremony in Amsterdam debuted the ships – Viking Aegir, Viking Atla, Viking Bragi, Viking Embla, Viking Forseti, Viking […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Viking Supply Ships has entered into new contract for the Ice-breaking Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessel Vidar Viking.  The final option of the existing contract for the vessel Vidar Viking, which secures work until December 1, 2015, has been exercised. Furthermore, Viking Supply Ships has entered into a new contract with an oil and […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    CT Systems unveils the all new Viking Offshore software. Viking Offshore is specifically designed for use on a wide range of offshore vessels, ranging from a Tug to a large Jackup rig. Viking Offshore continues on the foundations and success of the existing Viking Navigation software. With Viking Navigation as a rock solid base, Viking […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Viking Venus, the seventh ocean cruise ship being built by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri for the shipowner Viking, was floated out at the shipyard in Ancona on 11 June 2020.

  • 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 […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

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

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has delivered Viking Sky, the third of six cruise ships ordered by California-based Viking Ocean Cruises, at its shipyard in Ancona.  Viking Sky, as its sister ships, is placed in the small cruise ship segment as it has a gross tonnage of about 47,800 tons. The cruise vessel has 465 cabins with […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    As a result of strong customer demand, Viking Ocean Cruises will launch two additional ocean ships, bringing the total number of ships in its new fleet to three.Viking Sea and Viking Sky will both debut in 2016 and will be sister ships to the 930-passenger Viking Star, which is currently under construction and will set […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 July 2011

    Viking River Cruises, the world’s leading river cruise line, held a christening ceremony for Viking Prestige in Amsterdam. Janice Farrar-Titus, wife of the late renowned cruise industry innovator Warren Titus and the ship’s godmother, officially named the 443-foot vessel with a traditional breaking of a bottle of champagne while blessing it on all future voyages. […]

  • 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 […]