Topics: Environment, Energy
HX (Hurtigruten Expeditions) Sets New Sustainability Benchmarks with Largest-ever 'Season of Science’ in Antarctica
Donating over 1,100 cabins, supporting more than 20 projects and facilitating 8,000+ data submissions for third-party research
London, UK (November 2, 2023) – HX (Hurtigruten Expeditions) sets new sustainability benchmarks in Antarctica for the 2023-2024 season, donating over 1,100 cruise nights to researchers and supporting more than 20 projects. Transforming the travel experience into
Hurtigruten Foundation’s New “Camping in Antarctica” Fundraiser Drives Record Annual Grant Donation
Guests support fundraising milestone by staying under canvas on the White Continent
2023 Foundation grants and guest participation to focus on projects supporting scientific research and local communities
Following close review of 82 applications, Hurtigruten Foundation, the non-profit arm of Hurtigruten Group, announces the recipients of its 2023 grants: 14 projects that align with its miss
World’s first hybrid powered cruise ship to be named in Antarctica
Hybrid powered expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen continues to make history – as Hurtigruten announces the first ever ship naming ceremony in Antarctica. Instead of the traditional bottle of champagne, MS Roald Amundsen’s explorer heritage will be honored by naming the vessel with a chunk of ice.
Historic images: First ever cruise ship to sail on battery power
These images show Hurtigruten’s hybrid powered MS Roald Amundsen making maritime history – as the first cruise ship in the world to sail purely on battery power.
Hurtigruten Foundation funds local communities and projects
From preserving the shores of South Georgia, recycling plastic in the Philippines, growing fresh vegetables in an Arctic desert, to rescue dogs, local initiatives and conserving the polar bear population. These are the projects awarded funds by Hurtigruten Foundation in 2018.
Hurtigruten introduces electric explorer catamarans
Exploring some of the most pristine waters of the planet has never been more eco-friendly – as Hurtigruten introduces silent, electric-powered and emission-free catamarans.
Hurtigruten expands to Alaska – presents the widest ever selection of expedition cruises
Hurtigruten is expanding the world’s greenest and most extensive expedition cruise program with a number of new and unique destinations. From 2020, Hurtigruten guests can explore the Alaskan wilderness on board the brand-new and hybrid powered MS Roald Amundsen.
Expedition favorite MS Fram gets a complete revamp
After a decade of exploring some of the most spectacular waters on our planet, Hurtigruten’s MS Fram will receive a total makeover – and reemerge as a brand-new expedition ship.
Hurtigruten modify ships for shore power
World leader in Explorer travel Hurtigruten plans to modify several vessels for shore power already during first half of 2016. The initiative follows a stronger environmental focus in the Norwegian company, operating a fleet of 13 explorer vessels. The shore power installation will significantly reduce fuel consumption and air pollution during port calls.