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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...

Hurtigruten accepts its punitive fine

Norwegian cruise and shipping line Hurtigruten has decided against appealing a million-kroner fine from the police. The fine was issued for Hurtigruten's failure to...

Hurtigruten fined in Covid cover-up

Norway's coastal cruise and shipping line Hurtigruten, one of its captains and a ship's doctor have been slapped with fines for violating Corona virus...

Infection on board Hurtigruten again

Hurtigruten, the Norwegian coastal voyage line that's expanded internationally, confirmed on Monday that three passengers on board its expedition ship Roald Amundsen had tested...

Cruise-ferries ‘welcome competition’

Cruise-ferry lines in Norway that run to Germany, Denmark and Sweden claim they welcome competition from a new player that announced its entry into...

Hurtigruten ran into trouble again

UPDATED: Norway's coastal shipping line Hurtigruten, tarnished by its failure to reveal Corona infection on board some of its ships last year, sailed into...

Stavanger cuts back on cruising

Tourism-related businesses demonstrated in downtown Stavanger this week against the city's decision to limit the number of cruiseships to 200 a year. They fear...

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