First hybrid powered ship completes Northwest Passage crossing
This week, Hurtigruten’s groundbreaking expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen wrote a new chapter in exploration history – being the first battery-hybrid powered ship to ever traverse the legendary Northwest Passage.
Hurtigruten introduces battery powered snowmobiles
Fully powered by renewable energy from the Arctic winds and midnight sun, here is the latest addition to the Hurtigruten fleet: Electric and emission-free snowmobiles.
Hurtigruten introduces three new hybrid powered cruise ships
Hurtigruten continues to move boundaries for green technology: Through giant makeovers, three Hurtigruten vessels will be transformed to premium, hybrid powered expedition cruise ships
Behind the names: Hurtigrutens new expedition cruise ships
As they are transformed into full-fledged premium expedition cruise ships, the current MS Trollfjord, MS Finnmarken and MS Midnatsol, will be renamed MS Maud, MS Otto Sverdrup and MS Eirik Raude.
World’s first hybrid powered cruise ship to be named in Antarctica
Hybrid powered expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen continues to make history – as Hurtigruten announces the first ever ship naming ceremony in Antarctica. Instead of the traditional bottle of champagne, MS Roald Amundsen’s explorer heritage will be honored by naming the vessel with a chunk of ice.
Historic images: First ever cruise ship to sail on battery power
These images show Hurtigruten’s hybrid powered MS Roald Amundsen making maritime history – as the first cruise ship in the world to sail purely on battery power.
Hurtigruten partners with Biokraft in record-breaking biogas deal: Will power ships with dead fish
Expedition cruise line Hurtigruten signs a multi-year deal with Norway-based Biokraft to supply climate-neutral liquified biogas (LBG) – and power ships with fuel made from dead fish and other organic waste. In what is the largest ever global contract for supply of liquefied biogas (LBG) to a shipping operator, Hurtigruten and Biokraft has entered into a 7,5-year deal.
Hurtigruten Foundation funds local communities and projects
From preserving the shores of South Georgia, recycling plastic in the Philippines, growing fresh vegetables in an Arctic desert, to rescue dogs, local initiatives and conserving the polar bear population. These are the projects awarded funds by Hurtigruten Foundation in 2018.
Hurtigruten partners with EAT for more sustainable cuisine
Hurtigruten will offer their environmentally conscious guests even more exquisite and healthier food options. A new strategic partnership with EAT Foundation is set to reduce food waste and expand menus, giving guests the opportunity to choose more plant-based cuisine.
Hurtigruten introduces electric explorer catamarans
Exploring some of the most pristine waters of the planet has never been more eco-friendly – as Hurtigruten introduces silent, electric-powered and emission-free catamarans.
Hurtigruten introduces new expedition ship: MS Finnmarken slated for total makeover
After the most extensive upgrade in Hurtigruten’s 125 years of history, MS Finnmarken will reemerge as a brand new premium expedition cruise ship.