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  • Press release: Viking Sky

    • 3/27/2019
    • 4:03 PM
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    Throughout the night, the NMA has worked together with the ship's classification society, Lloyd’s, and the company in order to identify the reason why the Viking Sky suffered power “blackout” at Hustadvika in challenging weather conditions on Saturday 23 March. For the present, our conclusion is that the engine failure was directly caused by low oil pressure.

  • Update on the Norwegian Maritime Authority’s work on “Viking Sky”

    • 3/27/2019
    • 10:53 AM
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    The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) continued the inspection onboard the Viking Sky yesterday. The main focus was on the ship’s machinery and logs covering the alarms that went off prior to and during the incident in Hustadvika Saturday afternoon.

  • New environmental requirements in the world heritage fjords

    • 3/1/2019
    • 8:50 AM
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    On 1 March, new environmental requirements for emissions and discharges in the world heritage fjords the Nærøyfjord, Aurlandsfjord, Geirangerfjord, Sunnylvsfjord and Tafjord will enter into force. The requirements have been drawn up by the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) on assignment from the Ministry of Climate and Environment.

  • Hagen’s sixth ship

    • 2/8/2019
    • 3:12 PM
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    Torstein Hagen’s brand new cruise ship “Viking Jupiter” was registered in the Norwegian International Ship Register («NIS”) on Wednesday 7 February at 10.00 hrs. That was his sixth in line of newbuildings for the Norwegian flag.