“Viking Venus”, the newest ocean cruise ship which Fincantieri is building for the shipowner Viking, has been delivered at the shipyard in Ancona.
The keel laying of “Viking Mars”, the eighth ocean cruise ship which Fincantieri is building for the shipowner Viking, took place at the shipyard in Ancona.
Viking announced that revered British journalist and broadcaster Anne Diamond will be the godmother of its seventh ocean ship, Viking Venus, which is scheduled to debut this spring.
A second, identical expedition ship, Viking Polaris®, is set to debut in summer 2022 and will sail journeys to Antarctica and the Arctic.
On November 25th, China Merchants Shekou and Viking Cruises announced the formal signing of a joint venture agreement.
The Viking Star is the world’s first cruise ship with an onboard COVID-19 testing laboratory, equipped with the first of kind Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) laboratory for testing its travelers, it is the ultimate luxury cruise.
This new onboard facility – an industry-first – allows for unprecedented testing capacity in the cruise industry, enabling Viking to conduct PCR testing of all crew members and guests with a non-invasive saliva test.
Even though the cruise industry is suffering a recession, that won’t stop companies from coming up with some of the best deals to boost the industry. Viking Cruises is back and with a bang!
Viking’s seventh ocean ship – the 930-guest Viking Venus – was “floated out,” marking a major construction milestone and the first time that the new ship touches water.