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Hurtigruten to Build a Third Hybrid Expedition Ship

Hurtigruten, the world’s largest expedition cruise company, has signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of their third hybrid powered expedition cruise ship. The… The post Hurtigruten to Build a Third Hybrid Expedition Ship appeared first on Cruise Maven.
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Travel Photographer Of The Year TPOTY 2018 Winners Are Revealed

One of the winners of Faces, People and Cultures category, Robin Yong from Malaysia. The winners of the 2018 international Travel Photographer of the Year awards (TPOTY) have been revealed, and they’re a glorious celebration of the beauty of this planet and its human and animal inhabitants. I’ve been following TPOTY awards since year 2010 and have had visited one of its winning photos gallery exhibitions in London. Even though I didn’t take part in this year awards, I wish to congratula...
Tags: Travel, Usa, UK, London, China, Malaysia, Italy, Middle East, Dubai, Mali, Bangladesh, Tanzania, Photography Tips, Guatemala, Mauritius, London Bridge


Hurtigruten first to use liquid biogas in new ships

In Norway, Hurtigruten revealed plans to use liquid biogas in new ships that were launched at Kleven shipyard in Norway. Hurtigruten chief executive Daniel Skjeldam told Passenger Ship Technology that the new ships would “change the industry, push the boundaries and change the entire face of cruising.” He said these “hybrid cars of the ocean” would cut emissions by 20%. “Hurtigruten is the first company to opt to use liquid biogas,” according to Passenger Ship Technology. “This will be added to ...
Tags: Shipping, Norway, Producer News, Hurtigruten, Biogas, Kleven, LBG, Daniel Skjeldam, Liquid Biogas, Norway Hurtigruten, Passenger Ship Technology, Engebretsen


Hurtigruten Expedition Cruises Heads to Alaska

If Hurtigruten isn’t yet a household name to you, that’s probably because it’s a Norwegian cruise line.  Since 1893, Hurtigruten’s fleet of ships have cruised… The post Hurtigruten Expedition Cruises Heads to Alaska appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Alaska, Hurtigruten, Cruise News, Alaska Cruises, Inside Passage Cruises


Norwegian expedition cruise line Hurtigruten aiming to convert six of its 17 ships to use biogas

The Norwegian expedition cruise line Hurtigruten is going to do their part to help the environment. The 125-year-old company is aiming to convert six of its 17 ships to use biogas, liquified natural gas, and large battery packs by 2021. The biogas will be generated with waste fish parts – leftovers of fish processed for food – and mixed with other organic waste to use green energy to power their polluting cruise liners. Biogas is the result of speeding up the natural decomposition process and c...
Tags: Design, Netherlands, Arctic, The Guardian, Norway, Hurtigruten, Antarctic, Daniel Skjeldam, Hurtigruten Ocean


Dead fish to power Norwegian cruise liners

Norwegian cruise operator Hurtigruten plans to use dead fish to power some of its ships, it said on Monday, as it seeks to reduce its pollution and climate change impact. Leftover dead fish from Norway's large fishing industry will be mixed with other organic waste to make a liquified biogas to be used instead of heavy fuel oil, said Hurtigruten, which runs cruises to the Arctic and Antarctica, among other locations. "What others see as a problem, we see as a resource and a solution," the comp...
Tags: Science, Arctic, Antarctica, Norway, Hurtigruten, Daniel Skjeldam


Travel News: November 22, 2018

Competition propels global airlines into smaller cities Marketplace.org In recent months, global carriers such as British Airways and Norwegian Air have added new flights to Pittsburgh, Oakland, Providence and Fort Lauderdale, according to OAG, a firm that collects and distributes airline schedules. “If you go to a smaller city, on one hand, there might be less competition,” he said. “That’s good, from an airline’s perspective. But on the other hand, there might be less demand, and that’s bad.”...
Tags: Travel, Spacex, New York, Russia, Nasa, Chicago, Netflix, International Space Station, Iss, Boeing, British Airways, Jfk Airport, Hurtigruten, News And Deals, Fort Lauderdale, Kaplan


Can cruise ships be powered with dead fish? Norwegian line Hurtigruten is betting on it

Norway-based Hurtigruten on Monday said it would become the first cruise operator to power vessels using a fuel made from dead fish and other waste.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Dead fish to fuel Norwegian Hurtigruten cruise liner

Norwegian cruise operator Hurtigruten says it will power its fleet of ships partly through liquified biogas -- which is produced from dead fish and other organic waste.
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Norwegian Company Plans To Power Their Cruise Ships With Dead Fish

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Waste fish parts will be used to power ships in a new initiative to use green energy for polluting cruise liners. The leftovers of fish processed for food and mixed with other organic waste will be used to generate biogas, which will then be liquefied and used in place of fossil fuels by the expedition cruise line Hurtigruten. Hurtigruten operates a fleet of 17 ships, and by 2021 aims to have converted at least six of its vessels to use biog...
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Hurtigruten to fuel cruise ships on biogas made partly from fish waste

In Norway, Reuters reports that Hurtigruten is investing $826 million to adapt its 17-vessel fleet of cruise ships including six older vessels that will run on a combination of liquefied natural gas (LNG), electric batteries and liquefied bio gas (LBG), the latter of which will be produced from fish waste along with agricultural and forestry waste. The company is planning to be carbon neutral by 2050. It is also investing in new electric-powered vessels with diesel engines as backup and has a le...
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Hurtigruten Offers Free Flights for Unique Iceland Cruises

Hurtigruten, the Norway-based exploration cruise line, has announced a pretty cool offer.  If a cruise to Iceland has been on your radar then this 12-day… The post Hurtigruten Offers Free Flights for Unique Iceland Cruises appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Norway, Iceland, Hurtigruten, Cruise News, cruises to Iceland, MS Spitsbergen


Hurtigruten Offers Free Flights for Four Iceland Cruises

Hurtigruten, the Norway-based exploration cruise line, has announced a pretty cool offer.  If a cruise to Iceland has been on your radar then this 12-day… The post Hurtigruten Offers Free Flights for Four Iceland Cruises appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Norway, Iceland, Hurtigruten, Cruise News, cruises to Iceland, MS Spitsbergen


Hurtigruten creates new UK general manager position

Anthony Daniels given expanded role in restructured senior team
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Europe Travel – Become one with Nature on a Trip to Norway

Enriching your life by traveling is one of the things you can’t ignore in life. Getting informed about the most beautiful locations and actually making active efforts to reach the places you’ve always desired to visit is proof that your wanderlust can lead you to great things. Putting together the ideal route is never easy, if considering the enormous number of amazing places that this word offers. Traveling is an experience that can help you find out more things about your personality and abou...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Europe, Earth, Norway, Aurora Borealis, Hurtigruten, Europe Travel, Bergen, Norway Aurora Borealis, Northern Lights Aurora Borealis


Hurtigruten Offers Free Flights to Antarctica for Expedition Cruises

If you’re ready to plan your Antarctica expedition cruise for 2019, Hurtigruten is offering complimentary roundtrip air.  But time to reserve your space is limited. … The post Hurtigruten Offers Free Flights to Antarctica for Expedition Cruises appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Antarctica, Hurtigruten, Expedition Cruises, Cruises To Antarctica


See the northern lights on a Hurtigruten cruise in Norway

When one thinks of Norway, what most comes to mind are the fjords and the northern lights. So what better way to see Norway than to cruise to the northern lights. The fjords provide beautiful scenery along the scenic Norwegian coast, and hopefully you will get to experience the northern lights while you are at it. Norway has quite a number of cruises which travel which travel up and down the coast. The Norwegian Coastal Voyage (The Hurtigruten) is the most popular cruise given the variety of sc...
Tags: Travel, Cruise, Norway, Northern Lights, Arctic Circle, Travel Blog, Hurtigruten, Scandinavian


Norway’s Exploration Cruise Line Celebrates 125-Year Anniversary

Exploration travel leader, Hurtigruten, is celebrated their 125th anniversary on July 2, 2018.  To commemorate the occasion, the Norwegian cruise line hosted a plastic-free birthday… The post Norway’s Exploration Cruise Line Celebrates 125-Year Anniversary appeared first on Cruise Maven.
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Hurtigruten confirms more ship delays

Second ship impacted by construction issues
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Hurtigruten Anniversary Sale Celebrates 125 Years of Travel

Hurtigruten discounts on one-of-a-kind expedition voyages I don’t usually post cruise line sales unless they’re really worth noting and these are bucket list voyages.  Hurtigruten discounts of up to $1,250pp apply to select cruises to… The post Hurtigruten Anniversary Sale Celebrates 125 Years of Travel appeared first on Cruise Maven.
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If You’re Ready to Explore, Hurtigruten Has the Ships

Hurtigruten, the Norwegian cruise line that comes up with some of the most unique cruise itineraries in the world, has just released their newest schedule for their 2019/2020 season. This 125-year old cruise line that… The post If You’re Ready to Explore, Hurtigruten Has the Ships appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Cruises, Travel, Hurtigruten, Expedition Cruises, Northwest Passage, Small Ships


Hurtigruten North America Cruises Return in 2018

It’s been years since Hurtigruten’s MS Fram paid a day-visit to Port Canaveral.  I was excited for the opportunity to tour this Norwegian ship and stay aboard for a buffet lunch.  After all these years,… The post Hurtigruten North America Cruises Return in 2018 appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Hurtigruten, Fram, Canada New England, Canada New England cruises, MS Fram, Hurtigruten North America Cruises Return


This just might be the most unusual way to cruise the East Coast

Europe-based coastal and expedition cruise company Hurtigruten is sending a ship designed for the polar regions to the East Coast of the USA.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Hurtigruten 21st 26th June 2017

We spent a week cruising southbound on the Norwegian ship MS Richard With from Kirkenes. We had varied weather grey moody skies heavy rain and cold bright blue skies and sunshine and lovely warmth and heavy winds making for an interesting journey.
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Witness the Aurora Borealis in a Glass Igloo

Aurora Borealis Highlights – 8 days – Hurtigruten North Cape | Glass Igloo | Snow Hotel | Northern Lights Carol and I are constantly on the lookout for unusual travel experiences for our clients and readers.  Well, I think this qualifies: how about watching the aurora borealis is a glass igloo and then a stay at a beautiful snow hotel.  Sound fun? Visit one of the northernmost inhabited areas in the world and experience a unique Sami culture, amazing scenery and exhilarating winter activities w...
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9 surprising facts about Norway

1. We really know how to do chocolate. Photo: By North for Craig Alibone Chocolate The mild, creamy, everlasting flavor of Freia Melkesjokolade is usually one of the first things Norwegians start craving when they move abroad. It generally tastes milder than other European chocolate, yet considerably less artificial than the American variety. Walk up to the nearest Narvesen kiosk (you’ll know it when you see it), and look for a large yellow bar, usually in a shelf along the counter. If they d...
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Hurtigruten expands its Antarctic itineraries

Hurtigruten expands its Antarctic itineraries
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Hurtigruten Books Hill+Knowlton for Global PR

Hurtigruten, a Norwegian cruise line that sails Scandanavia and the Arctic and is eying global expansion, has consolidated global PR with Hill+Knowlton Strategies as it grows. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: [email protected] (Editorial Staff)]
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The Arctic Exploration in Norway

I've never imagined in my life that one day I would get to visit Norway, let alone explore the country while cruising along the charming Norwegian coastal towns. The beautiful coastal town of Svolvær in Lofoten, Norway My interest in exploring the Arctic and polar regions started after my visit to Iceland. I heard many positive things about Norway, I was so thrilled to join the launching of the newly refurbished ship of Hurtigruten, MS Kong Harald. A photo posted by Ryazan Duray -Tris...
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