MV Viking Sky

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Viking Sky in Kiel Canal II.jpg
History
Name: Viking Sky
Owner: Viking Ocean Cruises Ship II
Operator: Viking Ocean Cruises
Port of registry: Bergen,  Norway
Ordered: July 2012[1]
Builder: Fincantieri
Cost: 400 Million $[2]
Yard number: 6237
Launched: 23 March 2016[3]
Christened: June 2017
Completed: 26 January 2017[4]
Maiden voyage: 25. February 2017
In service: 2017
Identification:
Status: In service
General characteristics
Tonnage: 47,800 GT
Length: 228.20 m (748.7 ft)
Beam: 28.80 m (94.5 ft)
Draught: 6.30 m (20.7 ft)
Decks: 14
Speed: 20 knots
Capacity: 930 passengers

MV Viking Sky is a cruise ship operated by Viking Ocean Cruises. Viking Sky is the sister to three ships, Viking Star, Viking Sea,[5] and Viking Sun, and was delivered on January 26, 2017.[4] The ship was planned to set sail in 2016 as Viking Sea, but delayed until 2017. The ship was christened in June 2017 at Tromsø.[6]

Facilities[edit]

On board, Viking Sky has two pools, a spa, a fitness center, two restaurants, several lounges and bars, a sports deck, a theatre, and various shops.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FINCANTIERI AND VIKING SIGN A CONTRACT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF TWO CRUISE SHIPS". 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2017-01-30.
  2. ^ "Cruise Ship Orderbook". Retrieved 2017-01-30.
  3. ^ "Viking Sky ist aufgeschwommen auf Fincantieri Werft" (in German). 2016-03-23. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  4. ^ a b "Viking Sky Delivered". Cruise Industry News. January 26, 2017. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  5. ^ "Viking Ocean Cruises Adds Two More Ocean Ships". World Maritime News. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  6. ^ "Viking Sky Christened". 2017-06-23. Retrieved 2017-06-23.
  7. ^ "Viking Ocean Cruises - Viking Sea deck plans". Viking Ocean Cruises. Retrieved 13 May 2014.

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