Viking Line News

Viking Cruises to launch Northern Lights sailing from London in 2019

Viking Cruises to launch Northern Lights sailing from London in 2019

29 June 2017 Cruise News

Viking Cruises will launch a new ocean cruise itinerary that will allow guests the rare opportunity to explore the far north in Norway’s winter, during a peak period for aurora borealis sightings. Sailing between London and Bergen starting in January 2019, In Search of the Northern Lights will establish Viking as one of the few cruise lines to offer a full-length itinerary in the Arctic Circle in the winter season.

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.