Viking Line News

Viking Cruises floats out Viking Star

Viking Cruises floats out Viking Star

14 July 2014 Cruise News

Viking Cruises has released a new online video highlighting the inaugural float out ceremony for its first ocean ship – the 930-passenger Viking Star – set to debut in early 2015. The traditional ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard outside Venice, Italy.

Passenger ferries trapped by Baltic ice

Passenger ferries trapped by Baltic ice

5 March 2010 Cruise News

As many as 50 vessels have been trapped in ice in the Baltic Sea, with a number of passenger ferries among those stranded. Some have been stranded for several days, with ice breaking vessels approaching to offer assistance.