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Hurtigruten converts mail fleet to hybrid technology

Hurtigruten converts mail fleet to hybrid technology

September 22, 2022 – Hurtigruten Norway will convert its fleet of seven mail ships to hybrid propulsion by the end of summer 2023. The company is paying almost 100 million euros for the "green" package of measures. The first ship to be upgraded with hybrid technology is the MS Richard With, christened in 1993.

Hurtigruten is planning two new routes in the anniversary year 2023

Hurtigruten is planning two new routes in the anniversary year 2023

June 14, 2022 - For its 130th anniversary, the traditional Norwegian mail line Hurtigruten is delighting its fans with two special travel destinations. That renovated Hurtigruten mail ship MS Trollfjord sails on the "Hurtigruten Spitsbergen Line" and the "Hurtigruten North Cape Line". The shipping company sees the route guidance as a good opportunity to experience the Norwegian coast in a new way.

Hurtigruten plans to use zero-emission mail ships

Hurtigruten plans to use zero-emission mail ships

March 31, 2022 - In collaboration with the Norwegian research organization SINTEF develops Hurtigruten Norway zero-emission ships for the Norwegian coast. After the material moisture meter shows you the two world's first hybrid expedition ships MS Roald Amundsen and MS Fridtjof Nansen the traditional Norwegian company is planning a forward-looking innovation for the classic mail boat line. The shipping company intends to use the first zero-emission mail boat on the mail boat route from 2030.

Hurtigruten relies on modern environmental technology for mail ships

Hurtigruten relies on modern environmental technology for mail ships

February 21, 2022 - The Norwegian mail shipping company Hurtigruten, which gave itself the apt nickname "the original", is upgrading its mail ships to modern environmental technologies. The investment in sustainability gives the shipping company and its passengers a clear conscience in the future and pollutes the environment along the Norwegian coast with significantly lower carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions.

Hurtigruten Expeditions offers more departures from Hamburg

Hurtigruten Expeditions offers more departures from Hamburg

December 2, 2021 | German vacationers love Norway and especially the North Cape. Since August XNUMX the expedition ship MS Otto Sverdrup has been making regular trips to the far north since August 2021. The expedition voyages are fully booked in the first quarter of 2022. This is why Hurtigruten Expeditions will be deploying another hybrid expedition ship from Hamburg, the MS Fridtjof Nansen, from January 2022. As a result of the good number of bookings, the Nordland offer will be expanded in the 2023/24 season.

Hurtigruten Expeditions with a focus on the 2023/24 season

Hurtigruten Expeditions with a focus on the 2023/24 season

October 28, 2021 - News from Hurtigruten: The market research company YouGov and the business and financial newspaper Handelsblatt determine the Germans' most popular brands every year. In the current year, the respondents put Hurtigruten in first place in the cruises sector for the fifth time in a row. On top of that: Hurtigruten Expeditions gives first insights into the 2023/24 season.

Hurtigruten's new guest lounge in Bergen, Norway

Hurtigruten's new guest lounge in Bergen, Norway

October 22, 2021 - Traditional pcket ship voyages with Hurtigruten usually begin in the Norwegian port city of Bergen.For a relaxed and pleasant start to the journey, the Hurtigruten shipping company has opened a guest lounge in the city's harbor, which is considered the gateway to the fjords. The location is the Hurtigruten terminal atNøstebukten.

Hurtigruten establishes expedition cruise unit

Hurtigruten establishes expedition cruise unit

16.10.2020 - Hurtigruten sees strong demand in all markets and destinations for the second half of 2021 and beyond. The company expects expedition cruises to grow in popularity following COVID-19. With the establishment of a separate unit for expedition cruises, Hurtigruten is adapting to the changed situation.

Hurtigruten hit hard by coronavirus - update

Hurtigruten hit hard by coronavirus - update

August 01, 2020 - Yesterday we reported that three crew members on the Hurtigruten ship Roald Amundsen were infected with COVID-19. It has now been established that 38 of a total of 158 crew members tested positive for the virus. None of the employees showed symptoms of infection. Ship guests are requested to go into quarantine.

Hutigruten - Ship Roald Amundsen with COVID-19 on board

Hurtigruten - Roald Amundsen ship with COVID-19 on board

July 31, 2020 - According to various media reports, three crew members on the Hurtigruten ship Roald Amundsen were infected with COVID-19. All 160 crew members of the expedition ship were quarantined. The passengers have in NorwegianTromsø left the ship.

Hurtigruten is planning a gradual restart

Hurtigruten is planning a gradual restart

July 7, 2020 - Spurred on by the success of the resumption of mail voyages for Norwegian guests, Hurtigruten plans to offer trips with 14 of 16 ships on the Norwegian coast, in the Arctic, around the British Isles and to Svalbard in August and September.

Hurtigruten starts with Norway trips from Hamburg in June

Hurtigruten starts with Norway trips from Hamburg in June

June 17, 2020 - In one week, on June 24 2020, Hurtigruten will start its Norway cruises from Hamburg. The brand new hybrid expedition ship Fridtjof Nansen takes six 15-day cruises along the Norwegian coast from Hamburg between June 4th and September 15th.

Hurtigruten ships: liquidity secured until 2021

Hurtigruten ships: liquidity secured until 2021

June 6, 2020 - Liquity is everything. The Norwegian post and expedition shipping company Hurtigruten has raised around 105 million euros on the financial market to secure liquidity. This measure increases the company's available liquidity to an estimated 200 million euros.

Hurtigruten will station MS Otto Sverdrup in Hamburg in 2021

Hurtigruten will station MS Otto Sverdrup in Hamburg in 2021

In the coming year, Hurtigruten will station the MS Otto Sverdrup, which was renovated at the beginning of 2020, formerly MS Finnmarken, in Hamburg. The shipping company is planning a total of 30 calls by the expedition ship in the Hanseatic city in the coming year. 17 departures are for Norwegian destinations in winter; 13 departures are in the summer months. MS Otto Sverdrup has had low-emission drive technology since its conversion.

The Hurtigruten return campaign

The Hurtigruten return campaign

March 16, 2020 - Since March 16, 2020, the Norwegian state borders will be closed to foreigners without a residence permit or work permit.The measures adopted because of the new corona virus surprised the international guests on board the Hurtigruten mail ships. More than 1.400 of these guests have been flown out of Norway at the instigation of Hurtigruten since last Friday.

Hurtigruten has an attractive Valentine's offer

Hurtigruten has an attractive Valentine's offer

February 14, 2020 - The traditional Norwegian post shipping line Hurtigruten attracts Norway lovers with an attractive offer for Valentine's Day.When booking a sea voyage with Hurtigruten between February 14 and 17, 2020, only one person pays for the trip on Norway's coast. The second person travels free of charge in the same cabin. The offer is valid for selected departures from April to July 2020.

Hurtigruten: ship christening in Antarctica

Hurtigruten: ship christening in Antarctica

November 8, 2020 - An unusual place for the christening of their hybrid expedition ship Roald Amundsen has been chosen bytraditional Norwegian mail line Hurtigruten selected. in theIn the presence of crew and guests from more than 20 countries, the shipping company christened its newest ship in the yesterdayChiriguano Bay off Brabant Island in Antarctica. Instead of the usual champagne bottle, a block of ice was used to christen the ship.

Hurtigruten will be departing regularly from Hamburg from 2021

Hurtigruten will be departing regularly from Hamburg from 2021

August 27, 2019 - The Norway specialist Hurtigruten regularly offers expedition sea voyages along the Norwegian coast in the 2021/2022 season. Some of the trips start in Hamburg. The ships call at “handpicked” destinations in Norway. The traditional mail voyages to 34 Norwegian ports remain in the program. The expedition voyages are now available in the travel agencies.

Hurtigruten - hybrid ship Roald Amundsen starts her maiden voyage

Hurtigruten - hybrid ship Roald Amundsen starts her maiden voyage

July 2, 2019 - What takes a long time is finally good. The hybrid-powered expedition cruise ship Roald Amundsen will start from Troms on July 3, 2019, with a delay of more than a yearø off to maiden voyage. The hybrid ship is the first cruise ship in the world to switch to battery operation in sensitive sailing areas.

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