Hurtigruten Welcomes MS Spitsbergen

Norway’s Hurtigruten welcomed the latest addition to its fleet today in the country’s fabled Lofoten Islands. The 7,344-GT MS Spitsbergen was christened as the coastal and expedition operator’s 14th ship at an intimate event in Svolvaer. At 2000 hrs under the midnight sun, explorer Cecile Skog sent a bottle of champagne into the ship’s bow, witnessed … Continue reading

Hurtigruten To Boost Fleet, Orders New Explorer Ships

Hurtigruten has announced it has ordered 2 new explorer ships to meet growing demand for the adventure travel market. Scheduled to be delivered in summer 2018 and summer 2019, both vessels will be constructed at Kleven Verft in its native Norway and represents the biggest investment for the line in its 123-year history.   From … Continue reading