Viking has announced announced its first expedition ship the
378-guest Viking Octantis was floated out at VARD, marking
a major construction milestone and the first time that the new
ship touches water.
Scheduled to debut in early 2022, the Viking Octantis will spend
her maiden season sailing voyages to Antarctica and North
Americas Great Lakes.
A second, identical expedition ship, Viking Polaris, is set to debut
in summer 2022 and will sail journeys to Antarctica and the
Working with Fincantieri over the last eight years, we have built
the worlds most beautiful ocean ships. We are pleased to
continue our partnership with Fincantieris VARD and celebrate
this important milestone in the construction of our first
expedition vessel, said Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking.
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