Viking Spirit Keel Laid

By ,   February 17, 2017 ,   Cruise Industry

The keel-laying for Viking Spirit, the 5th of the 6 cruise ships that Viking Ocean Cruises ordered from Fincantieri, Italy took place on Wednesday, February 15, at Ancona yard.

Viking Spirit

The first building block, about 11 m long, 29 m wide and weighing about 280 t, is part of the central section of the Viking Spirit ship, scheduled for delivery in 2018.

Just like her sisters, Viking Spirit weighs 47,800 GT with 473 staterooms and accommodation for 946 cruise passengers, with a total capacity for more than 1,400 people.