MV Viking Sun
© Dennis Mortimer
Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2017 by Fincantieri Spa, Ancona, Italy (Yard No 6246) as a Passenger (Cruise) Ship for Viking Ocean Cruises Ltd, Bermuda
- Original Cost: 340 million €/ 400 million $
- Length: 228.2 m (overall) m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth: 28.8 m
- Depth: 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)
- Crew: 465
- Call Sign: LAYT7
- IMO Number: 9725433
- MMSI Number: 257179000
- Official Number:
- Port of Registry: Bergen/Norway
- Sister-Ship: Viking Sea, Viking Sky, Viking Star
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December 4th 2012: Ordered.
April 6th 2016: Keel laid.
December 15th 2016: Launched.
September 25th 2017: Delivered to Sea 32 Leasing Co. Ltd, Hamilton, Bermuda. Registered Manager; Viking Ocean Cruises.
October 4th 2017: Maiden cruise from Venice.
© Dennis Mortimer (Piraeus 11/10/2017)
May 7th 2018: Due in Dover.
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