Tagged: Viking Cruises (Ocean & River)

Fincantieri: Works Start In Ancona On The New Ship For Viking



The Viking Sky (Courtesy Fincantieri)The steel cutting ceremony of the seventh ship which Fincantieri is building for Viking, took place today at the shipyard in Ancona. The new unit, whose delivery is scheduled in 2021, will be placed in the small cruise ship segment. As its sister ships, she will have a gross tonnage of about 47,800 tons, 465 cabins with accommodation for 930 passengers.

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Dubuque to hire consultant for Viking River Cruise




Viking Cruises (logo)Viking River Cruises offers river cruises across the world and wants to begin touring the Mississippi. However, in order for the company to stop in Dubuque, they say the city needs to build a new dock. The company said it could cost up to $4 million and said they are interested in partnering with the city to make this happen. (kcrg.com)

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Asian countries welcome cruise newcomer, Viking Cruises

The christening in Livorno of Viking Cruises' Viking OrionViking’s latest ocean liner Viking Orion has arrived in Asia, making her debut voyage from Bangkok to Hong Kong. The move signals the start of an association with Asia for the fast-growing three-year-old brand, which already has a fleet of six mid-sized 930-passenger vessels proving immensely popular with US and UK passengers. (aseancruising.com)

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Viking River Cruises wants to bring its ships to Iowa as Mississippi River tourism booms




Viking Ingvi in Cologne (Photo Rolf Heinrich, Köln) Life in eastern Iowa communities from Lansing to Keokuk once revolved around the Mississippi River. Fishing, timber and clamming defined commerce in the state’s oldest towns, with the Mississippi acting as a giant interstate to move people and goods. (eu.desmoinesregister.com)

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‘Spectacular’ Viking Jupiter naming ceremony to bring Nor-Shipping 2019 to a close




Viking Cruises (logo)Nor-Shipping and Viking are promising visitors to Oslo a night to remember on 6 June 2019, with a spectacular naming ceremony party for Viking Jupiter. The 47,800 gt Fincantieri built vessel, the latest addition to Viking’s growing fleet, will be celebrated with a public concert in front of Oslo’s imposing town hall, overlooking the city’s bustling harbour.

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