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Hurtigruten’s MS Richard With To Receive Extreme Makeover

More comfort, new technology and better views of the spectacular Norwegian coast. The single largest upgrade project in Hurtigruten’s history will see the MS Richard With emerge as a brand new ship. This week the custom built polar vessel enters

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Hurtigruten Orders New Hybrid Powered Expedition Vessel

Hurtigruten, the world’s largest expedition cruise operator, continues to push the boundaries on green travel with their announcement today on the construction of their third hybrid powered expedition cruise ship. The new ship’s design, construction, engineering and advanced technology will

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Hurtigruten Celebrates 125 Years Of Exploration

July 2nd marks 125 years since Hurtigruten founder Richard With brought the steamer DS Vesteraalen into service along the coast of Norway, establishing a regular sea link for locals and tourists and founding what today is the world’s largest expedition

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Hurtigruten Introduces Northwest Passage By Hybrid Ship

With three ships in Antarctica and five ships calling in Svalbard in the 2019/2020 season, Hurtigruten is strengthening its position as the world leader in exploration travel. In addition to the exceptional encounters with nature, wildlife, and culture offered at

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Destinations Best Seen By Sea – According To The Captain!

From the Northern Lights reflected in the Norwegian Sea, to the breath-taking sight of the Opera House when entering Sydney Harbour, seeing a city or famous landmark from the water can be a magical experience, offering a completely different perspective

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Hurtigruten MS Fram

Yesterday I enjoyed the hospitality of Hurtigruten ship, MS Fram, whilst she was docked in Port of Tyne. That was once I found her of course. I knew she was small but as we drove towards the terminal I couldn’t

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Marco Polo Runs Aground In Norway

It seems that although superbly beautiful the Norwegian Fjords are out to get cruise ships at the moment. Cruise and Maritime Voyages, Marco Polo, is the regions latest victim. According to reports she ran aground in a remote Norwegian fjord

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