Viking Ocean Cruises Debuts New Cruise Ships

Until last night we knew very little about Viking River Cruises navigating into the waters of ocean cruising. We knew they were dabbling in the market of ocean cruising but it was very vague. At an event in Los Angeles, Viking River Cruises announced their new line Viking Ocean Cruises, the first ocean-going line in […]

Silversea Cruises Silver Cloud to Undergo Refurb

Luxury cruise ship company Silversea Cruises announced a refurbishment for their 296-guest vessel Silver Cloud. The goal during this stem to stern refurbishment is to renovate the ship’s interior and exterior. Look for: New public spaces New look for suites Upgraded outdoor spaces Reconditioning teaks decks Maintenance on mechanical and propulsion units Dining enhancements to […]

Fincantieri and Viking sign contract for ocean ships

Viking Ocean Cruises and Fincantieri have signed a contract for the construction of two super luxury cruise ships. Representing Viking Ocean Cruises was the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Torstein Hagen while Fincantieri was represented by its Chief Executive Officer, Giuseppe Bono. At 47,000 gross tones with 472 cabins for a total passenger capacity of 944,  […]

Popular shipbuilder to construct elements to float Costa Concordia

Popular Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri was awarded the contract to build thirty caissons (steel boxes) that will be used to float Costa Concordia in the next few months. The 30 steel caissons will be built at three different shipyards and will have a combined weight of 11,500-tons. Once the ship has been stabilized, caissons will be […]