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Viking celebrates start of inaugural season in North America

Viking celebrates start of inaugural season in North America

28 May 2022 Press Release Cruise News

Viking® continues to mark new milestones for its expedition voyages, as the new purpose-built Viking Octantis® kicks off its inaugural season in the Great Lakes. Designed specifically to reach the Great Lakes region, the Viking Octantis recently completed a roundtrip through the Welland Canal—a key section of the St. Lawrence Seaway connecting Lake Ontario and Lake Erie—making it the largest passenger vessel ever to transit the canal.

Viking Sun officially named in Shanghai, China

Viking Sun officially named in Shanghai, China

13 March 2018 Cruise News

Viking has seen its fourth ocean ship, Viking Sun, officially named during a celebration in the heart of Shanghai. The ship is currently sailing Viking’s sold-out 141-day world cruise from Miami to London, and its stop in Shanghai marks the first time one of Viking’s ocean ships has called in China.

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.