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Viking River Cruises Christens first four new Viking longships

Viking River Cruises Christens first four new Viking longships

25 March 2012 Press Release Cruise News

Marking a landmark year of innovation and expansion, Viking River Cruises, the world’s leading river cruise line, yesterday proudly christened the first four of its new Viking Longships at a spectacular event in Amsterdam. Rebecca Eaton, executive producer of the PBS series “Masterpiece,” which includes the hit show “Downton Abbey,” and Joanna Lumley, the British actress famous for her role as “Patsy Stone” on “Absolutely Fabulous,” joined the celebration as the ceremonial “godmothers” for the Viking Freya and Viking Odin.

Viking River Cruises announces six more Viking longships for 2013

Viking River Cruises announces six more Viking longships for 2013

19 March 2012 Press Release Cruise News

Viking River Cruises, the world’s leading river cruise line, announced today that it has commissioned six more Viking Longships for delivery in 2013. The six vessels will be joining Viking Freya, Viking Idun, Viking Njord, Viking Odin, which will be christened on March 21, 2012, and Viking Embla and Viking Aegir, which will be delivered later in 2012.

Viking River Cruises christens Viking Prestige

Viking River Cruises christens Viking Prestige

5 July 2011 Press Release Cruise News

Viking River Cruises held a christening ceremony for Viking Prestige in Amsterdam. Janice Farrar-Titus, wife of the late renowned cruise industry innovator Warren Titus and the ship’s godmother, officially named the 443-foot vessel with a traditional breaking of a bottle of champagne while blessing it on all future voyages.

Viking Prestige christening set for Amsterdam

Viking Prestige christening set for Amsterdam

17 May 2011 Press Release Cruise News

Continuing its major fleet expansion, Viking River Cruises today announced that the celebratory christening of its second state-of-the-art “green” ship, Viking Prestige, will be in Amsterdam June 30, 2011.

Viking River Cruises announces four new builds

Viking River Cruises announces four new builds

22 March 2011 Press Release Cruise News

Viking River Cruises, announced the next phase of its $250 million fleet development program as it unveils details of four, state-of-the-art vessels set to launch at the start of its 2012 sailing season.