Great Job carried out by VARD for Viking Cruises
Stern wind in the Fincantieri group, VARD shipyard delivers “Viking Octantis” to Viking Cruises
Isotta Fraschini Motori is proud to be on board with the emergency diesel generator with engine model V1712C2ME.
Viking Expeditions will set sail starting in January 2022 with its first vessel, Viking Octantis, embarking on voyages to Antarctica and North America’s Great Lakes
Derek Buxton – Vice President of Business Development at Vard Marine Inc – stated:
“On December 22nd we floated out Viking Octantis from our shipyard Vard Tulcea. This marked a major construction milestone for Viking Cruises first expedition vessel built by VARD. Viking Octantis is the first out of two expedition cruise vessels VARD will build for Viking.”
Viking Expeditions will set sail starting in January 2022 with its first vessel, “Viking Octantis”, embarking on voyages to Antarctica and North America’s Great Lakes.
An expedition ship built specifically to explore the world’s most remote destinations and allows to immerse oneself in these regions.
Length: 665 feet
Beam: 77 feet
Class: Polar Class 6, allowing us to operate during summer & autumn in medium first-year ice
Year built: 2021