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Introducing Viking Expeditions

More details have emerged from Viking Cruises new sub brand.Not to be left out of the burgeoning expedition market, Viking ordered two expedition vessels to be built at VARD last April. The two sisters...
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[Updated with Probable Cause] Viking Sky Summary

The Viking Sky ordeal is over for now. Lets take a look at what remains.UPDATE 3/27: The Norwegian Maritime Authorities have released a statement rather quickly pointing the blame at the oil levels in the ...
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Sunday Viking Sky Update

In continuation from our previous thread yesterday, here's an update on what happened over night.CLICK HERE FOR SATURDAY'S LIVE BLOG OF THE EVENTViking Sky has now berthed alongside Molde and this cruise will officially end here. Passengers wi...
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[Saturday] Viking Sky in Distress Off Norwegian Coast

Viking Ocean Cruises 47,800gt ship Viking Sky issues a 'Mayday' call off the coast of Norway this morning.CLICK HERE FOR SUNDAY'S LIVE THREADLate Evening Update: There are 1,373 persons onboard...
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Viking Jupiter Handed Over to Viking

Viking Ocean Cruises has just taken delivery of their six blue water vessel.Built as an identical sister to the previous 5 vessels, the Sky, Sea, Star, Sun, and Orion, the 748 ft. Jupiter will be carry...
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Viking Orion is Delivered

Viking Ocean Cruises have just taken delivery of their fifth vessel, the Viking Orion. The ship just finished her construction at Fincantieri's Ancona yard. She comes in at 47,800gt ship and can carry 930 pax.The Orion will be officially named by her cerem...

Viking Orders Even More Ships

Viking Ocean Cruises have entered into an agreement to build two expedition vessels from fellow Norwegian* company VARD. This will be in addition to the Italian built blue water ships of which they have 12 on...
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[First Look] Viking Ocean’s Viking Sea

Viking Ocean Cruises aggressive push into the luxury small ship market continues in full force. They just celebrated both the delivery of their newest vessel, Viking Sea, and the floating out of the third ship, Viking Sky. Lets take a look at the ...
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Fincantieri and Viking Ocean Agree To Build 2 More Ships

I've updated our newbuild database based on the below news. via Fincantieri: Viking Ocean Cruises and Fincantieri have signed an agreement for the construction of two additional cruise ships. The new units,...