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Hurtigruten’s Richard With Set for Major Refurb




Hurtigruten's Richard WithHurtigruten’s Richard With will soon from an extensive refurbishment, which will be highlighted by new large bay windows. The single largest upgrade project in Hurtigruten’s history will see the Richard With emerge as a brand new ship, the company said, following a one-month upgrade of all cabins, suites and guest areas. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Hurtigruten chooses OSM as crew recruitment partner



The Roald Amundsen will be equipped with a wave piercing bow surmounted by a covered observation area forward  (Artist impression courtesy Kleven)Norway-based exploration vessel owner and operator Hurtigruten has contracted OSM Maritime to provide recruitment and crew management services for its new fleet of purpose-built, hybrid-powered expedition ships. (cruiseandferry.net)

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Hurtigruten Orders Another Expedition Newbuild



The two new ships for Hurtigruten (Artist impression courtesy Kleven)The expedition newbuilding boom is continuing as Hurtigruten today ordered a third hybrid expedition ship for a 2021 (Q2) delivery. The 530-guest vessel will be built at Norway’s Kleven Verft, which Hurtigruten owns. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Hurtigruten Celebrates 125 Years of Exploration – Bans Plastic, Eyes Further Expansion




Hurtigruten (logo)Hurtigruten, the world leader in exploration travel, will celebrate 125 years since founder Richard With brought the steamer DS Vesteraalen into service along the coast of Norway, establishing a regular sea link for locals and tourists, by hosting a plastic-free birthday party across all ports, destinations, offices and ships on July 2, 2018.

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Hurtigruten Buys Kleven Shipyard



The two new ships for Hurtigruten (Artist impression courtesy Kleven)Hurtigruten has taken over 100 percent of Kleven Shipyard through its KVE Holding company, according to a statement. After Kleven fell into financial turmoil in 2017, Hurtigruten led an investor group in saving the shipyard, acquiring a 40 percent stake in the yard. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Hurtigruten Upgrades Richard Width and Nordlys



Hurtigruten’s Richard WithHurtigruten has contracted the Norwegian Fosen Yard for comprehensive upgrades of two of its ships, the Richard With and the Nordlys. According to Fosen, the contract will secure work for the yard through spring of 2019. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Second New Hurtigruten Ship Fridtjof Nansen Delayed Amid Yard Issues




Hurtigruten (logo)The second of Hurtigruten’s advanced hybrid battery-powered expedition ships, the Fridtjof Nansen, is also delayed, the company announced in a letter sent to travel agents and guests on May 24. The ship, like its sister the Roald Amundsen, is under construction at the Kleven shipyard in Norway. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Hurtigruten Announces Single-Use Plastics Ban by Summer 2018




The two new ships for Hurtigruten (Artist impression courtesy Kleven)Hurtigruten has announced that it will ban all unnecessary single-use plastic as of July 2, 2018 including the removal of plastic straws, drink mixers, plastic glasses, coffee lids, and plastic bags from all Hurtigruten ships. The goal is to become the world’s first plastic-free shipping company.

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Hurtigruten to Ban All Single-Use Plastic Products



Hurtigruten (logo)Hurtigruten has announced it will stop using what it calls unnecessary single-use plastic items as of July 2. Everything from plastic straws, drink mixers, plastic cups, coffee lids and plastic bags will be removed from all the ships. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Wendy Man Named to Hurtigruten Asia Post

Hurtigruten (logo)Hurtigruten has named Wendy Manas Asia-Pacific Regional Sales & Marketing Manager for Hong Kong, South China & South East Asia. Wendy will join the APAC leadership team and report directly to Damian Perry, Managing Director of Hurtigruten APAC. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Norway Splits Coastal Service Between Hurtigruten and Havila




Havila will build four new ships for the routeThe Norwegian Ministry of Transportation and Communications has split Norwegian coastal service voyages starting in 2021 and going through 2030 between the established Hurtigruten, which will continue to operate seven ships on the route, and newcomer, Havila, which plans to build four new ships. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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