Viking Cruises names sixth newbuild Jupiter

Viking Cruises has named the sixth newbuild in a series of vessels Viking Jupiter.

Chairman Torstein Hagen said Viking Jupiter was scheduled to launch in February 2019 and would sail in northern Europe and the Mediterranean.

The 227-metre vessel, with 28.8-metre beam, will cater for only 930 guests.

Her sister ship Viking Orion will start sailing mid-2018, with four additional ships on order for delivery from 2021.

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