Viking Expands European River Fleet With Naming Of Eight New Ships And Marks Beginning Of 2022 River Season
Viking today 8March 16, 2022 ) welcomed eight new river ships to its award-winning fleet during a celebration in Paris.
Of the eight new Viking Longships®, four ships – Viking Fjorgyn, Viking Kari, Viking Radgrid and Viking Skaga – are built specifically to navigate the Seine River and bring guests to the heart of Paris with an exclusive docking location at Port de Grenelle, just a short walk from the Eiffel Tower.
The four additional ships – Viking Egdir, Viking Gersemi, Viking Gymir and Viking Hervor – will sail Viking’s popular itineraries on the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers.
The naming of the new river ships comes as Viking continues its 25th anniversary and a year of multiple milestones.
In January 2022, the company launched Viking Expeditions and its first Polar Class vessel, the Viking Octantis®. By the end of the year, Viking will have also welcomed a second identical expedition ship, as well as two new identical ocean ships, new purpose-built vessels for the Nile and Mekong rivers and new Mississippi River voyages.
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