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Hurtigruten Foundation Supporting Local Communities and Projects




Hurtigruten Foundation

The Hurtigruten Foundation grants funds to projects, communities and organizations. Among them projects working to conserving the polar bear population, preserving the shores of South Georgia, recycling plastic in the Philippines, growing fresh vegetables in the high Arctic, rescuing dogs, and more. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Hurtigruten Appoints John Downey President for the Americas




Hurtigruten (logo)Hurtigruten has appointed John Downey as President for the Americas, based in its Seattle regional headquarters.Downey will be responsible for Hurtigruten’s commercial growth strategy in collaboration with the company’s senior leadership team, the company said. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Hurtigruten Partners with EAT for Sustainable Cuisine



Hurtigruten (logo)Hurtigruten will offer its guests healthier food options with a new strategic partnership with EAT Foundation set to reduce food waste and expand menus, giving guests the opportunity to choose more plant-based cuisine, the company announced. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Hurtigruten’s Lofoten Celebrating 55 Years Today



The Lofoten - HurtigrutenHurtigruten’s Loften is celebrating 55 years today (March 5, 2019) since the ship launched service from Bergen in 1964. During these 55 years, the ship has sailed approx. 4.3 million nautical miles or 8 million kilometers. According to Hurtigruten, the original Burmeister & Wain main engine has passed a record 325,000 operating hours. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Big Upgrade Planned for Hurtigruten’s MS Finnmarken




The Finnmarken - HurtigrutenHurtigruten reports that it is planning an extensive renovation project that will transform the MS Finnmarken into a premium expedition cruise ship. The refurb is scheduled for the first quarter of 2020, after which the ship will sail itineraries along the Norwegian coastline. (travelagentcentral.com)

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Video: Hurtigruten’s Roald Amundsen Sea Trials




MS Roald Amundsen Sea Trials

Hurtigruten’s MS Roald Amundsen is nearing completion at Kleven Yard. This weekend the world’s first hybrid powered cruise ship completed her first sea trials in the fjords along the western coast of Norway.

 

 

 

 

 

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Roald Amundsen Completes First Sea Trials



Roald Amundsen - Hurtigruten (Photo: Tor Erik Kvalsvik / Kleven / Hurtigruten)Hurtigruten’s new advanced 530-guest Roald Amundsen has successfully completed its first set of sea trials off the coast of Norway over the weekend. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Hurtigruten to Add Four More Ships to Dedicated Expedition Service




Hurtigruten (logo)Hurtigruten will add more ships to year-round expedition service in 2021 as the Trollfjord and Finnmarken will be positioned in the market, along with the Spitsbergen and Midnatsol, which will be moved to year-round expedition cruising. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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