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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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Hurtigruten’s Fridtjof Nansen Launched at Kleven Verft



Hurtigruten’s 530-guest Fridtjof Nansen is in the water following a Sunday launch at Kleven Verft in Norway. The hybrid expedition ship features battery power and will join the fleet in 2020 following 2019’s introduction of her sister ship, the Roald Amundsen. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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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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