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Hurtigruten unveils Antarctic cruises for 2018

Hurtigruten unveils Antarctic cruises for 2018

10 November 2016 Cruise News Tourism News

For the 2018 season, Hurtigruten has expanded its Antarctica operation to a total of three expedition ships, spearheaded by the new hybrid vessel “Roald Amundsen.” As leaders in adventure travel in the waters surrounding the Antarctic continent, the Norwegian company continues to highlight the importance of balancing growth in adventure tourism with environmental concerns.

Hurtigruten christens two new expedition ships

Hurtigruten christens two new expedition ships

21 October 2016 Cruise News

Norwegian exploration travel company Hurtigruten has named the first two new hybrid powered expedition ships Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof Nansen after the two most influential Norwegian polar pioneers. The new ships have been designed by Rolls-Royce, in collaboration with the recognised Norwegian yacht designer Espen Øino, and are due to be delivered in 2018 and 2019.