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Viking takes delivery of first expedition ship

Torstein Hagen’s Viking cruises has taken delivery of Viking Octantis, the first of two new purpose-built expedition ships. The delivery ceremony took place yesterday at Fincantieri group member Vard’s Søviknes, Norway, shipyard.

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Expedition ships to have Scanship waste solutions

JANUARY 11, 2017 — Scanship Holdings ASA has entered into a contract with what is described only as “a Norwegian shipyard” to supply Scanship’s Total Clean Ship Systems including advanced wastewater purification,

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Lindblad to acquire expedition ship Via Australis

DECEMBER 31, 2015 — Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIND) says it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the expedition ship Via Australis for its operations in the Galapagos Islands. Lindblad

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Polar Star released from rescue mission

JANUARY 8, 2014 — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star was released by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority from search and rescue duties yesterday, following confirmation the Russian-flagged expedition ship Akademik

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Chinese helicopter rescues ice ship passengers

JANUARY 2, 2014 — Although the 22 crew of the ice bound Russian expedition ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy remain on board, 52 scientists and passengers from the vessel are now aboard the