Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Viking Sky in distress

Viking Sky Near Grounding the Result of Low Lubricating Oil

The Accident Investigation Board of Norway has published an interim report on its investigation into the Viking Sky’s loss power and near-grounding in heavy weather off the coast of Norway...

November 13, 2019
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Monday, April 1, 2019

Viking River Cruise Ship and Chemical Tanker Collide Near Antwerp

A chemical tanker and a Viking inland cruise ship collided on the Western Scheldt near the Port of Antwerp on Monday, causing damage to both vessels. Viking confirmed that no...

April 1, 2019
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Viking Sky in distress

Norway: Low Oil Pressure Caused Viking Sky’s Engine Blackout

OSLO, March 27 (Reuters) – The engines of a luxury cruise ship that narrowly escaped disaster during a storm off Norway on Saturday failed because of relatively low levels of...

March 27, 2019
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Monday, March 25, 2019
viking sky at anchor
Maritime News

U.S., U.K. Join Norway in Investigating Viking Sky Engine Failure

Maritime authorities in Norway, Britain and the United States have started investigating the loss of power on board the Viking Sky cruise ship which nearly led to its grounding along...

March 25, 2019
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Watch: AIS Animation Shows Just How Close the Viking Sky Cruise Ship Came to Disaster

An animation of the Viking Sky’s AIS ship tracking shows just how close the cruise came to disaster after losing power along the west coast of Norway on Saturday. The...

March 25, 2019
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Sunday, March 24, 2019
viking sky reaches port

Viking Sky Cruise Ship Arrives in Port After Near Disaster at Sea

By Terje Solsvik OSLO, March 24 (Reuters) – A luxury cruise ship that had set sail with almost 1,400 passengers and crew aboard arrived at a port in Norway on Sunday...

March 24, 2019
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Saturday, March 23, 2019
Viking Sky in distress

Cruise Ship with 1,300 People On Board in Distress Off Norway

Update: Viking Sky cruise ship arrives in port after near disaster at sea.  A Viking Ocean Cruises cruise ship with about 1,300 people on board is in distress in heavy...

March 23, 2019
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