Swan Hellenic News
Swan Hellenic unveils 2023 season of cruises across 7 continents
As the iconic company’s second ship, SH Vega, sails on its inaugural arctic cruise, the cultural expedition cruise pioneer reveals it’s set to return to its roots with SH Diana, its third and largest vessel, exploring sites of antiquity across the Mediterranean from 2023.
SH Vega embarks on inaugural Arctic season
Swan Hellenic has announced that its second ice-class cultural expedition cruise ship, SH Vega, had sailed from Tromsø, Norway, on her first cultural expedition cruise of the Arctic, an 11-day exploration of the Svalbard Archipelago.
Swan Hellenic’s SH Vega sets sail for Arctic after naming ceremony
Swan Hellenic has announced that the Naming Ceremony of its second ice-class cultural expedition cruise ship, SH Vega, had taken place at Helsinki Shipyard. The ship is now on her way to Norway and her first cultural expedition cruise of the Arctic, an 11-day exploration of the Svalbard Archipelago, departing Tromsø on the 20th of July 2022.
Helsinki Shipyard announces successful acquisition of SH Vega by Swan Hellenic
Helsinki Shipyard, having received bids for the auction of NB 517, has announced that Swan Hellenic has been awarded the tender.
SH Vega floats out ahead of spring debut
SH Vega features a 4.6-megawatt diesel-electric hybrid-ready propulsion system with selective catalytic reduction and PC5 ice-strengthened hull that is fully Safe Return to Port certified.
Swan Hellenic sets sail on first departure
Swan Hellenic has seen new ship SH Minerva leave Ushuaia on her maiden expedition cruise of the Antarctic. She will sail on a nine-day New Year celebration of discovery.
Swan Hellenic christens first ship as launch postponed
Swan Hellenic has celebrated the christening of its new ship, SH Minerva, at the Helsinki Shipyard during a small private ceremony. However, her debut has been delayed in the wake of the pandemic.
Swan Hellenic to sail from Argentina as country reopens
Swan Hellenic’s inaugural cruises exploring Antarctica will be sailing as planned. The news followed confirmation form the Argentinian government that the country will reopen from October 20th.
Swan Hellenic floats out first ship in Finland
Swan Hellenic announced that Helsinki Shipyard has floated SH Minerva out of dry dock. Her twin ship, SH Vega, was floated in dry dock on the same day.
Bono joins Swan Hellenic as destination management director
The line said the cultural expedition cruise leader brings the connections and insight of twenty years’ unrivalled high-end excursions design and commissioning expertise.
Swan Hellenic to require all crew to be vaccinated against Covid-19
The cruise line - which is set to return at the end of this year - said it hoped the action would complete a package of health measures to ensure a safe environment on board.
Swan Hellenic names second ship in new fleet
Swan Hellenic today announced the keel laying of SH Vega, the second of three purpose-designed ice-class expedition cruise ships that Helsinki Shipyard is building for the company.