Hurtigruten orders new, groundbreaking hybrid powered expedition cruise ship to be built at Kleven Verft. Hurtigruten has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kleven for the construction of their third hybrid powered expedition cruise ship.
The contract between Kleven and Rolls-Royce follows the conversion of a letter of intent into a firm contract signed between Kleven and Hurtigruten.
Norwegian explorer cruise line Hurtigruten and the shipyard Kleven signs a letter of intent for the construction of up to four new explorer ships. The first vessel is to be completed the summer of 2018.
This is the second vessel from Kleven to Mr Graeme Hart, and as with the first vessel, Mr Hart and his family attended the launch seremony at the yard in Ulsteinvik, Norway. The first vessel, 107 m long Ulysses, was delivered from Kleven Verft in 2015, and is now on her first cruise in the Mediterranean.
Buildno. 373 from Kleven was launched from the slipway at Kleven Verft in Ulsteinvik, Norway on August 15th 2015. The 150 m long subsea construction vessel for Eidesvik is to be named Edda Freya, and is designed by Salt Ship Design.