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Press releases • Feb 24, 2017 10:39 UTC
With the touch of a button, Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam officially started the construction of MS Roald Amundsen - the greenest cruise ship the world has ever seen.
Hurtigruten announces major green upgrades: Up to 9 ships to be retrofitted with LNG and battery power
Press releases • Apr 20, 2018 10:39 UTC
Hurtigruten has announced the biggest green upgrade in the company’s 125 year history. Up to nine of its custom built expedition ships are to rebuilt to hybrid propulsion – featuring LNG engines and battery packs. The planning and installation of the hybrid power and propulsion system upgrade starts immediately, and will be finalized by 2021.
Hurtigruten partners with Queen Sonja Print Award: Young artists and royal art to decorate hybrid ships
Press releases • Apr 16, 2018 10:39 UTC
When the world’s first hybrid powered expedition ship embarks on her maiden voyage, every piece of art on board will be handpicked by HM Queen Sonja of Norway’s art foundation - the Queen Sonja Print Award. Almost 600 unique works of art by young Norwegian artists, as well as previous award winners and works of art by HM Queen Sonja herself will be featured throughout MS Roald Amundsen.
Press releases • Nov 17, 2017 10:39 UTC
Hurtigruten – the world leader in exploration travel – has published the first voyages of the 2019/2020 season, revealing the most extensive Arctic and Antarctica program in the company’s 125-year history. The new hybrid powered expedition ships, MS Roald Amundsen and MS Fridtjof Nansen, will combine state of the art technology with premium on board experience and unparalleled destinations.
Press releases • Aug 25, 2017 10:39 UTC
Hurtigruten has established a cooperation with the Norwegian start up Blueye Robotics, introducing a new world under water for our guests, says Hurtigruten CEO, Daniel Skjeldam.
Press releases • Dec 17, 2018 11:52 UTC
At the age of 17, he started his career as a Hurtigruten galley assistant. 37 years later, Kai Albrigtsen (54) will take command of the world’s first hybrid powered cruise ship.
Press releases • Nov 19, 2018 10:39 UTC
Hurtigruten to power cruise ships with fossil-free, renewable gas produced from dead fish and other organic waste. - What other see as a problem, we see as a resource and a solution. By introducing biogas as fuel for cruise ships, Hurtigruten will be the first cruise company to power ships with fossile-free fuel, Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam says.
Press releases • Nov 08, 2018 10:39 UTC
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.
Press releases • Oct 25, 2018 10:39 UTC
Hurtigruten, the world's largest expedition cruise company, continues to push the borders for green travel – and orders new, groundbreaking hybrid powered expedition cruise ship
Press releases • Apr 26, 2018 10:39 UTC
As one the first major companies Hurtigruten bans all unnecessary single-use plastic. Already by July 2nd, everything from plastic straws, drink mixers, plastic cups, coffee lids and plastic bags will be removed from all Hurtigruten ships. The goal is to become the Wolds first plastic free shipping company.