Thursday, December 19, 2013

Fincantieri Lays First Viking Keel

Fincantieri laid the keel for Viking Star at their Marghera yard this morning. Viking Star is the first of four 47,800-ton oceangoing vessels Viking Ocean Cruises has on order with Fincantieri.

Shown at left is Viking chairman Torstein Hagen just before the first block was lowered into place in the dry dock.

Photo courtesy of Viking Ocean Cruises. May not be copied or used without permission. All rights reserved.