Shorepower An Ongoing Debate

Norway’s Kristiansand was the second European port to offer shorepower to cruise ships when its 16 MW installation came online in September. The only other European port offering shorepower is Hamburg, at its Altona Terminal, while Livorno expects to be operational by the end of the year. A spokesperson for the Port of Hamburg saidContinue reading “Shorepower An Ongoing Debate”

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Viking Orion Named by NASA Astronaut Dr. Anna Fisher in Italy

Viking Ocean Cruises has named its fifth ocean ship, Viking Orion during a celebration in Livorno, Italy. The ship was delivered to Viking last week and is currently sailing a maiden voyage with her ceremonial godmother, American chemist, emergency room physician and retired NASA astronaut Named after the prominent constellation and in honour of Dr. Fisher’s workContinue reading “Viking Orion Named by NASA Astronaut Dr. Anna Fisher in Italy”

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Viking Takes Delivery of Fifth Ocean Ship

PHOTO: Infinity pool on Viking Cruises ship (photo courtesy Viking Cruises) Viking took delivery of Viking Orion today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Ancona, Italy. The line’s fifth ocean ship will be officially named in Livorno, Italy June 14, with retired NASA astronaut Dr Anna Fisher serving as the ship’s ceremonial godmother. Dr Fisher’s work on NASA’sContinue reading “Viking Takes Delivery of Fifth Ocean Ship”

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