MV Viking Jupiter
Piraeus, 20/02/2019 © Dennis Mortimer
Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2019 by Fincantieri – Cantieri Navali Italiani S.p.A., Stabilimento di Ancona, Ancona, Italy (Yard No 6254) as a Passenger (Cruise) Ship for Viking Ocean Cruises Ltd, Bermuda
- Length: 228.26 m (overall) 195.50 m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth: 28.79 m
- Depth: 8.85 m
- Draught: 6.65 m
- Tonnage: 47,861 gross/18,865 net/ deadweight
- Engines: (2 x 12V32 / 44 + 2 x 9L32 / 44) MAN B&W diesel
- Power: 23520 kW/HP
- Speed: 20.0 knots (service)
- Capacity: 930 passengers
- Call Sign: LAYP7
- MMSI Number: 257058920
- IMO Number: 9796262
- Official Number:
- Port of Registry: Bergen/Norway
- Sister-Ship: Viking Orion, Viking Sky, Viking Sea, Viking Star, Viking Sun
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October 18th 2017: Keel struck.
May 10th 2018: Floated out.
February 8th 2019: Viking Jupiter delivered to Viking River Cruises Inc.
February 14th 2019: On her maiden cruise, collided with pier while berthing at Piraeus, Greece, with 607 passengers on board. Ship sustained stb damage above waterline, including a small breach of some 10 cm. She was assisted by tugs during mooring, strong wind being blamed for the accident.
© Darren Holdaway (Port of London, 28/06/2019)
July 2nd 2019: Experienced a technical issue that resulted in reduced power to one of the ship’s propellers as it was sailing down the River Thames.
🆕Liverpool, 22/07/2019 © Robert Foy
July 26th 2019: Due at Dover.
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