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October 19, 2017

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In the Fincantieri yard of Ancona is started the construction of sixth of eight ships from cruise for Viking

the unit will be delivered in the 2019

Yesterday in the ship yard of Ancona of the Fincantieri group has carried out the ceremony of rests in basin of the first block of the sixth unit of a series of eight ships from cruise ordered from the society Viking owner of a shipping company. The block of the unit is along approximately 11 meters, wide 28,8 and from the weight of approximately 380 tons.

the ship, whose delivery is previewed in 2019, will be placed in the segment of market of unit of small dimensions. Like the twin units, it will have a tonnage of approximately 47.800 tons, will be equipped of 465 cabins and it will be able to accommodate 930 passengers on board, with an acceptance ability total of beyond 1.400 people, comprised the crew.

the first ship of the series, Viking Star, is realized in the yard of Marghera and delivered in 2015, the second one, the third and fourth, Viking Sea, Viking Sky and Viking Sun, has taken the sea from the yard of Ancona in 2016 and 2017, where little weeks ago the fifth unit is launched also, Viking Orion, with delivery previewed in 2018, while last the three ships, comprised that set up yesterday, will be ready respective in 2019, 2021 and 2022.

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