Wärtsilä will provide technical management for a broad scope of solutions installed on Viking Line’s new climate-smart vessel Viking Glory under a three-year contract.
Finnish Viking Line is currently implementing a new Fleet Management System on the newbuild Viking Glory, which will have its maiden voyage in 2022.
Viking Line’s new flagship, Viking Glory, which will launch service in early 2022 on the Turku–Åland–Stockholm route, will have a Finnish flag.
The innovative rotor sail technology developed by the Finland-based clean tech company Norsepower has been tested at Viking Line for three years.
Due to vicious storm winds, Vessel Viking Grace was grounded with 429 crew and passenger in the Aland Islands, between Sweden and Finland.
ABB Marine & Ports’ latest shore connection technology is ensuring that calls by the passenger ferry Viking XPRS at Estonia’s Port of Tallinn are made quietly, efficiently, and emissions-free.
On Sunday afternoon Amorella, a passenger ferry operated by Viking Line, carrying 208 passengers and 74 crew members and en route to Stockholm from Turku, ran aground in the Aland archipelago.
Starting May 14 Viking Line will open up passenger service again for essential traffic. Essential traffic includes travel for work and other travel defined by the authorities.
Norsepower Oy Ltd. announced that independent test results showed that Norsepower’s Rotor Sail technology has great potential to deliver savings on the Viking Line-owned and operated M/S Viking Grace.
“Viking Jupiter”, the sixth cruise ship which Fincantieri built for Viking, has been delivered at the shipyard in Ancona.