Hurtigruten to Expand 2017 Deployment

By ,   December 9, 2015 ,   Cruise Industry

Hurtigruten announced a dedicated ship for "more extreme experiences", a tripling of its berths to Antarctica, major refurbishment of 4 of its Norwegian coastal cruise ships, and the launch of a new one – ms Spitsbergen.

The line also confirmed expansion of the 2017 Explorer Program: 4 ships (up from 2 in 2015) will sail expedition cruises; Hurtigruten’s Arctic program will stretch to Labrador and Newfoundland provinces of Canada, adding to the roster of Iceland, Greenland and Spitsbergen; and an Amazon River sailing.