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MV Viking Saturn – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9845922

MV Viking Saturn

© Malcolm Cranfield

© Malcolm Cranfield (Liverpool, 15/09/2023)

Steel twin screw “Viking Star – class” motor vessel built in 2022 by Fincantieri Spa, Marghera, Italy (Yard No 6284) as a Passenger (Cruise) Ship for Viking Ocean Cruises Ltd, Bermuda

Technical Data


Eighth of the “Viking Star- class” designed by an interior design team of London-based SMC Design, and Los Angeles-based Rottet Studios. The first of the series, “Viking Star”, was built at the shipyard in Marghera and delivered in 2015. The other units, “Viking Sea”, “Viking Sky”, “Viking Sun”, “Viking Orion”, “Viking Jupiter” and “Viking Venus”, handed over between 2016 and 2021, were all built at the Ancona yard.

June 23rd 2022: Launched.

April 26th 2023: Delivered to Viking Ocean Cruises Inc, Hamilton, Bermuda.

© Manuel Hernández Lafuente © Manuel Hernández Lafuente

© Manuel Hernández Lafuente (Valencia, 10/05/2023)

© Dennis Mortimer © Dennis Mortimer

© Dennis Mortimer (Piraeus, 19/10/2023)

2024: Anticipated “Cruise Calls” at Dover.

All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. All items included in this article are subject to © copyright. We would like to take this opportunity of thanking: Malcolm Cranfield, Manuel Hernández Lafuente and Dennis Mortimer for their assistance in producing this feature.

Article © Nigel Thornton and Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos Group)

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