MV Viking Sun

MV Viking Sun is a cruise ship operated by Viking Ocean Cruises. The fourth in a series of 930-passenger cruise ships to be built by Fincantieri for her operator, she was delivered at Fincantieri's shipyard in Ancona, Italy, on 25 September 2017.[3]

Viking Sun in Tallinn, August 2018
History
Name: Viking Sun
Operator: Viking Ocean Cruises
Port of registry: Bergen,  Norway
Builder: Fincantieri
Identification:
Status: In service
General characteristics [2]
Type: Cruise ship
Tonnage:
Length: 228.2 m (748 ft 8 in)
Beam: 28.8 m (94 ft 6 in)
Draught: 6.45 m (21 ft 2 in)
Ice class: 1C
Installed power:
  • 2 × MAN 9L32/44CR (2 × 5,040 kW)
  • 2 × MAN 12V32/44CR (2 × 6,720 kW)
Propulsion: Diesel-electric, two shafts (2 × 7,250 kW)
Speed:
  • 17 knots (31 km/h; 20 mph) (service)
  • 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph) (maximum)
Capacity: 930 passengers
Crew: 480

Route

The Viking Sun is currently on a cruise of 127 days around the world. This trip includes visits to ports in Puerto Rico, Miami, Granada, French Guiana, as well as to several cities in Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, and Chile. From there it moves to French Polynesia, New Zealand, Australia, Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia, Canary Islands and other ports in Spain, as well as Morocco, and will end up in London.[4]

References

  1. "Viking Sun (9725433)". Equasis. French Ministry for Transport. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  2. "Datasheet" (PDF). Fincantieri. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  3. Gibson, Rebecca (September 26, 2017). "Viking Star leaves drydock". Cruise&Ferry.net. Retrieved September 8, 2018.
  4. EFE (January 5, 2019). "Llega a San Juan barco crucero que hace travesía de 127 días (In Spanish)". PrimeraHora.com. Retrieved January 6, 2019.

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