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DFDS sells its Oslo cruise-ferries

Danish shipowning company DFDS is selling its cruise-ferry operations between Norway and Denmark, marking the end of an era for what's fondly called danskebåten...

Color Line hit by virus on board

The large cruise-ferry Color Fantasy resumed sailing from Oslo to Kiel in Germany on Tuesday afternoon, after cancelling departures Sunday and Monday just at...

Cruiseship’s windows didn’t tolerate deadly wave

A Norwegian probe into the cause of injuries and a fatality on board a Norwegian-registered cruiseship last year has determined that the vessel's windows...

Cruise crackdown gets underway

Thousands of tourists were once again streaming off a large cruise ship in Oslo on Tuesday, but no longer from prime berthing space in...

Tourists still find Norway expensive

Even with its weak currency, Norway can still seem expensive for tourists from abroad. The price of drinks and eating out can be most...

Hurtigruten ship under tow after grounding

One of the Hurtigruten ships that sails along Norway's coast grounded outside the Sognefjord this week, just after leaving a nearby shipyard where it...

War diverts cruiseships to Norway

Norway's northern city of Kirkenes has lost some expected cruiseship visits this summer because it's located so close to the Russian border. The rest...

Sanctions snarl ship’s sailings

While Norway's coastal shipping and cruise line Hurtigruten has been plagued by Corona virus-related problems, its new domestic competitor is caught up in trouble...

Covid strikes again on Hurtigruten ship

Norway's Hurtigruten shipping line has suffered what may be its largest Corona virus outbreak ever, on board its so-called "expedition" ship MS Roald Amundsen. It's...

Norway urged to tighten cruise rules

Cruiseships are already sailing back to Norway as Corona restrictions ease, but now many face tougher regulations especially in winter. A government commission recommends...

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