Thursday, June 3, 2021
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Hurtigruten Reveals CO2 Savings Plans for Norwegian Coastal Fleet
Norwegian passenger and expedition cruise ship operator Hurtigruten says it will make a significant investment in shipboard batteries, shore power, and biofuel in order to achieve a 25% reduction in...
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
COVID19 – Cruise Fanatics Fight To Become Shipboard Guinea Pigs
by Fran Golden (Bloomberg) When Royal Caribbean announced it was looking for volunteers to help test its post-pandemic health and safety protocols, Melody Wiggins was among the first to sign...
Monday, December 14, 2020
Cruise Company Hurtigruten Hit By ‘Serious’ Cyber Attack
By Victoria Klesty OSLO, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Norwegian cruise company Hurtigruten said it had suffered a serious ransomware cyber attack on Monday and several of its systems are paralysed....
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Hurtigruten Cancels January-March Antarctic Cruises Because of Pandemic
OSLO, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Norway’s Hurtigruten has called off its remaining Antarctica cruises from January to March next year and will reduce capacity along the Norwegian coast because of...
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Monday, August 3, 2020
Sunday, August 2, 2020
At Least 40 Test Positive from MS Roald Amundsen COVID-19 Outbreak
By Terje Solsvik OSLO, Aug 2 (Reuters) – At least 40 passengers and crew from a luxury cruise liner have tested positive for COVID-19 and the authorities are still trying...
Friday, July 31, 2020
Four Crew Members on Hurtigruten Cruise Ship Hospitalized with COVID-19
By Terje Solsvik OSLO, July 31 (Reuters) – Four crew members on a Norwegian cruise vessel were diagnosed with COVID-19 after it arrived at the Arctic port of Tromsoe early...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Monday, July 1, 2019
World’s First Battery-Powered Cruise Ship Sets Sail for the Arctic
By Victoria Klesty OSLO, July 1 (Reuters) – The world’s first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage,...
Friday, November 16, 2018
Rotten Fish to Help Power Hurtigruten Expedition Ships After Refit
By Ole Petter Skonnord OSLO, Nov 16 (Reuters) – The Nordic region’s most high-profile cruise fleet operator is refitting its ships to make them less polluting, and plans to use...
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Hurtigruten to Build Third Expedition Cruise Ship at Kleven Verft
Expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten has signed a memorandum of understanding with its Norwegian shipyard Kleven Verft for the construction of a third hybrid battery-powered expedition cruise ship. The new order...
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Hurtigruten: New Expedition Cruise Ships to have Full Hybrid Propulsion
Norwegian expedition cruise line Hurtigruten is building a new line of expedition ships using hybrid technology that will, for the first time ever, allow fully electric propulsion on a passenger...
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Friday, August 26, 2016
Norwegian Cruise Operator Hurtigruten Seeking Buyer
By Sarah Syed and Kiel Porter (Bloomberg) — Norwegian cruise operator Hurtigruten ASA has attracted interest from buyout firms EQT Partners AB, Bain Capital and TPG, according to people familiar...
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