Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Cruise Ships

New Battery-Powered Expedition Cruise Ship Named ‘Next to the North Pole’

A newbuild hybrid battery-powered expedition cruise ship belonging to Hurtigruten Expeditions has been named in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, making history as the northernmost naming ceremony for a passenger...

September 14, 2021
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Thursday, August 26, 2021
ms kong harald
Accidents

Hurtigruten Coastal Ship Loses Power Off Norway

A rescue operation was launched Tuesday night after a Hurtigruten coastal passenger ship lost power and was drifting off a notoriously dangerous area off the coast of Norway. Officials say...

August 26, 2021
Total Views: 3431

Thursday, June 3, 2021
MS Roald Amundsen Itinerary
Cruise Ships

Now You Can Sail Pole To Pole For Just $64,581

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Do you like very long voyages and eating steak tartare while getting battered about in the Roaring 40s, Furious 50s, and Screaming 60s? If so then...

June 3, 2021
Total Views: 3655

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Hurtigruten's cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen is seen in the sea near Ulsteinvik
Cruise Ships

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...

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 1777

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Celebrity Edge Class Cruise Ship
Cruise Ships

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...

February 3, 2021
Total Views: 5038

Monday, December 14, 2020
Cruise Ships

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....

December 14, 2020
Total Views: 2732

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Hurtigruten expedition vessels arctic
Cruise Ships

COVID19: Cruise Lines Cancel Antarctica Cruises

by Victoria Klesty (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...

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 308

Thursday, October 22, 2020
Cruise Ships

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...

October 22, 2020
Total Views: 52

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Maritime News

Hurtigruten Cancels Remaining 2020 Cruises

OSLO, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Norway’s Hurtigruten has called off its remaining cruises this year due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in Europe and the Americas, the company said...

September 17, 2020
Total Views: 71

Monday, August 3, 2020
Maritime News

Norway Suspends Cruises of More Than 100 People

By Terje Solsvik and Nora Buli OSLO, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Norway stopped all cruise ships with more than 100 people on board from disembarking at its ports from Monday,...

August 3, 2020
Total Views: 9

Cruise Ships

Hurtigruten Halting Cruises After Outbreak

By Terje Solsvik and Gwladys Fouche OSLO, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten is halting all its so-called expedition cruises until further notice following an outbreak of COVID-19...

August 3, 2020
Total Views: 23

Sunday, August 2, 2020
Maritime News

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...

August 2, 2020
Total Views: 55

Friday, July 31, 2020
Hurtigruten's cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen is seen in the sea near Ulsteinvik
Cruise Ships

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...

July 31, 2020
Total Views: 74

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Maritime News

Kleven Verft to Get New Owners

Croatian industrial group DIV Group has agreed to purchase Norwegian shipyard Kleven Verft from Hurtigruten. DIV Group is owner of Brodosplit, the largest shipyard in Croatia. Under the deal, which...

January 21, 2020
Total Views: 56

Monday, July 1, 2019
Hurtigruten's cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen is seen in the sea near Ulsteinvik
Environment

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,...

July 1, 2019
Total Views: 28

Friday, November 16, 2018
hurtigruten cruise ship MS Finnmarken
Maritime News

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...

November 16, 2018
Total Views: 14

Thursday, November 1, 2018
Hurtigruten expedition ships
Maritime News

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...

November 1, 2018
Total Views: 41

Thursday, September 8, 2016
Hurtigruten expedition ships
News

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...

September 8, 2016
Total Views: 41

Sunday, August 28, 2016
hurtigruten cruise ship MS Finnmarken
Finance

Hurtigruten Attracts Private Equity

Norwegian cruise operator Hurtigruten ASA has attracted interest from buyout firms EQT Partners AB, Bain Capital and TPG, according to people familiar with the situation. The company’s owner, TDR Capital,...

August 28, 2016
Total Views: 25

Friday, August 26, 2016
Maritime News

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...

August 26, 2016
Total Views: 16