Viking Debut in Expedition Cruise Sector

Polar cruiser Viking Octantis displays distinctive lines crafted to maximise seakeeping performance, comfort and energy efficiency.

Source: VARD

Norway-based VARD has delivered its largest vessel to date in the shape of the 205m, polar-going cruiseship Viking Octantis. Handed over just before Christmas at the group’s Soviknes yard near Aalesund, the diesel-electric newbuild has signalled Viking Cruises’ entry into the expedition-styled segment of the market.

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