Hurtigruten Group launches ESG report – calls for more transparency from travel industry
Hurtigruten Group opens its books on emissions and social responsibility and commits to science-based targets in its new ESG report. The adventure travel group emphasizes how reducing emissions must be the number one goal for travel companies while calling for greater transparency in the industry – particularly from those that operate cruise ships.
“We operate in an industry which negatively i
The silent future of tourism: Hurtigruten Svalbard partners with Volvo Penta to test hybrid vessel
Hurtigruten Svalbard has teamed up with Volvo Penta to test a new hybrid vessel that will allow guests to experience the wonders of the Arctic archipelago without disturbing the habitat around them.
The near-silent, Marell M15 cruiser called ‘Kvitbjørn’ (polar bear in English) will allow for fully electric operation in the environmentally sensitive waters around Svalbard, which is hugely po
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.
Extreme makeover for Hurtigruten favorite: MS Richard With to emerge as brand new
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.
Hurtigruten orders new hybrid powered expedition ship
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
Hurtigruten announces major green upgrades: Up to 9 ships to be retrofitted with LNG and battery power
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.