Watch: Wild Docking in Norway

  Check out this wild video out of northern Norway showing an expedition cruise ship docking during strong winds. The video was filmed on January 21 as the Hurtigruten expedition ship MS Nordnorge was docking Bodø, Norway. As you can see the Captain uses the ship’s anchor to ease the ship alongside the pier, earning himContinue reading “Watch: Wild Docking in Norway”

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National Geographic Endurance Floats Out

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings celebrated the float out of National Geographic Endurance in Ulstein Verft, Norway on Saturday, December 7, 2019. The first polar newbuild for the line, the 126-guest vessel is fully stabilized with the highest ice class (PC5 Category A) of any purpose-built passenger vessel, according to a press release. The vessel is scheduledContinue reading “National Geographic Endurance Floats Out”

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Hurtigruten to transform vessel trio to battery-hybrid

Three Hurtigruten coastal vessels will be transformed to hybrid-powered expedition cruise ships – which the operator says will be the largest upgrade project in its 125-year history Hurtigruten introduced the world’s first hybrid-powered cruise ship Roald Amundsen in July this year and will add another three hybrid-powered ships to what is already considered the greenest fleet ofContinue reading “Hurtigruten to transform vessel trio to battery-hybrid”

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