Adventure travel company Hurtigruten Group’s foundation announces new donations
Protecting endangered birds in the Galapagos and more beach cleaning on Svalbard are among the projects receiving 2022’s last round of grants from Hurtigruten Foundation. The adventure travel company reiterates its promise to supporting initiatives in the areas it operates and urges more organizations to apply in the future.
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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 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.