Skyteam

Published on Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Viking Cruises orders two ocean ships



Viking Cruises has firmed up a contract to take delivery of two new ocean cruise ships, in 2024 and 2025.


The deal with Fincantieri follows an initial agreement with the shipbuilder last year for the construction of six ships.


The ships will accommodate 930 guests in 465 cabins.


It takes Viking's collaboration with Fincantieri to a potential 20 vessels in a partnership which began in 2012 and is the biggest partnership between a shipbuilder and a single cruise line in the industry to date.


The cruise line took delivery of the Viking Star back in 2015 and has since received Viking Sea, Viking Sky, Viking Sun, Viking Orion, and Viking Jupiter just last month.


The outstanding ships, and options if they are confirmed, will be delivered between 2021 and 2027.


The line also ordered two expedition cruise ships last year, with an option for two more.

Story Image



Your Comments

, be the first to post a comment.
Your email:






Email other comments made to this story


NOTE: Comments are subject to admin approval before being posted.
Mole Poll
Has coronavirus (COVID-19 ) put your clients off cruising?
YES 54.59 %
NO 45.41 %

Thank you for your vote


LATEST MOLES' PODCAST

Clearwater Marine Aquarium talks about Rescue Rehab Release and the future of Marine Life

Dana Young CEO and President of @visitflorida

The Mole talks to Mal Barrit the MD of @traveltek about expansion, tech and strategy

Going back to Sharm ? What to expect as the Mole talks to the Egyptian Tourism Authority



Move scroll bar (above) left to right for more videos!

UPCOMING EVENTS
\m