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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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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 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 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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