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Hurtigruten to Offer Expedition Sailings from Dover for Winter 2021/2022 Season

Bergen view in winter (Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway)Hurtigruten has revealed it will offer a series of expedition sailings from Dover for the first time as part of its Norway 2021/22 programme. The specialist expedition line will operate 14-day roundtrip voyages from October 2021 to March 2022 on MS Maud, which is currently sailing as Trollfjord, taking passengers deep into the Arctic Circle. (cruisecritic.co.uk)

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“Roald Amundsen”, World’s first hybrid powered cruise ship to be named in Antarctica

MS Roald Amundsen: Walk around world’s first hybrid cruise ship with Wayne

Hybrid powered expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen continues to make history – as Hurtigruten announces the first ever ship naming ceremony in Antarctica. Instead of the traditional bottle of champagne, MS Roald Amundsen’s explorer heritage will be honored by naming the vessel with a chunk of ice. (more…)

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Hurtigruten Delays Maiden Voyage of New Expedition Cruise Ship Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen - Hurtigruten (Photo: Tor Erik Kvalsvik / Kleven / Hurtigruten)Expedition cruise line Hurtigruten has been forced to delay the maiden voyage of its new ship Roald Amundsen due to unfinished onboard interior work. The world’s first hybrid-powered ship was due to set sail from Hamburg tomorrow with passengers onboard, but will instead leave from Tromso, in Norway, on Tuesday (July 2). Roald Amundsen will skip various ports of call in southern Norway as well as sea days in order to get the work completed. (cruisecritic.co.uk)

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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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