MV Viking Sky
© Josep Pretel
Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2017 by Fincantieri Spa, Ancona, Italy (Yard No 6237) as a Passenger (Cruise) Ship.
- Original Cost: 340 million €/ 400 million $
Length: 228.2 m (overall) m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth: 28.8 m
Draught: 6.45m (Design)
Tonnage: 47842 gross/ net/4797t deadweight
Engines: 2 x MAN 9L32/44CR and 2 x MAN 12V32/44CR diesel electric
Power: 23520 kW/HP
Speed: 20 knots
Capacity: 928 (working) 1433 passengers (max)
Call Sign: LAYU7
IMO Number: 9650420 Official Number:
Port of Registry: Bergen/Norway
Sister-Ship: Viking Sea, Viking Sprit, Viking Star, Viking Sun
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March 23rd 2016: Launched.
January 26th 2017: Delivered to Viking Ocean Cruises Inc. Registered Manager; Viking River Cruises Inc.
February 25th 2017: Maiden voyage from Rome’s Civitavecchia port to Barcelona .
June 22nd 2017: Christened in Tromsø.
© Juergen Braker
August 6th 2018: Due at Dover.
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