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Viking’s Mississippi River Cruise Ship Floated Out at Edison Chouest

Viking Mississippi floated for the first time (Viking) Published Mar 7, 2022 9:51 PM by The Maritime Executive The new Mississippi River cruise ship being built for Viking was floated out today at Edison Chouest Offshore’s LaShip shipyard in Houma, Louisiana. The vessel marks the latest expansion of the well-known European river cruise company into …

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VIKING.TV RECOGNIZED FOR INNOVATIVE PROGRAMMING WITH NEW AWARD

Viking’s Enrichment Channel Receives Second Silver Travel Awards Honor in Two Years LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As Viking® (www.viking.com) continues to mark its 25th anniversary year, the company’s enrichment channel, Viking.TV (https://viking.tv), has once again been recognized for its innovation and original content, receiving the Silver-i Digital Award at the 2022 Silver …

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Sea level rise now menaces even a Viking bastion of uplifted land

“We’re lucky to have this post-glacial uplift,” said Sofie Schöld, an expert on rising oceans at the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute. The country has gained about 10,000 sq km (3,860 sq miles) of land – an area about the size of Jamaica – since Viking times, experts say. But the pace is slowing, and …

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CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER NAMES VIKING THE #1 RIVER LINE AND THE #1 OCEAN LINE…AGAIN

Viking is Also Rated #1 for Both Rivers and Oceans by Travel + Leisure; No Other Cruise Line Has Simultaneously Earned #1 in its Categories from Both Publications in the Same Year LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Viking® (www.viking.com), for the second year in a row, has been voted both the Best River …

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Viking Mississippi Sails from Minnesota Launching Viking’s US Cruises

Viking Mississippi docked in St. Paul, Minnesota (Michelle/Twitter) Published Sep 4, 2022 4:10 PM by The Maritime Executive Viking launched its new Mississippi cruise operation, its first in the United States, on Saturday, September 3, after seven years of planning. The new river cruise ship Viking Mississippi embarked its first passengers at Lambert’s Landing in …

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Viking Mississippi Sails on Delayed Maiden Voyage from Minnesota

Viking Mississippi docked in St. Paul, Minnesota (Michelle/Twitter) Published Sep 4, 2022 4:10 PM by The Maritime Executive Viking launched its new Mississippi cruise operation, its first in the United States, on Saturday, September 3, after seven years of planning. The new river cruise ship Viking Mississippi embarked its first passengers at Lambert’s Landing in …

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Viking’s Mississippi River Cruise Ship Floated Out at Edison Chouest

Viking Mississippi floated for the first time (Viking) Published Mar 7, 2022 9:51 PM by The Maritime Executive The new Mississippi River cruise ship being built for Viking was floated out today at Edison Chouest Offshore’s LaShip shipyard in Houma, Louisiana. The vessel marks the latest expansion of the well-known European river cruise company into …

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River Cruise Ship Evacuated After Possible Battery Explosion

Explosion and fire was reported on one of the new hybrid power Viking river cruise ships (Neptun Werft) Published Jul 27, 2022 5:31 PM by The Maritime Executive Dutch officials are investigating an explosion aboard a river cruise ship docked in Amsterdam as a likely malfunction of the vessel’s battery power system. The newly launched …

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