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Hurtigruten scandal ‘unforgiveable’

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's famed but now shamed shipping- and cruiseline Hurtigruten announced the suspension of its leader of maritime operations on Friday. It's the...

Hurtigruten caught in Corona cover-up

UPDATED: The humbled boss of Norway's Hurtigruten cruise and shipping line has admitted to a breakdown in its own routines regarding Corona virus rules...

Police launch probe as Corona spreads

UPDATED: Norwegian health authorities are characterizing an outbreak of the Corona virus on board a Hurtigruten cruiseship as both "large" and "serious," with 40...

Corona breaks out on Hurtigruten ship

One of the Norwegian cruise and shipping line Hurtigruten's new hybrid expedition ships was berthed at Tromsø on Friday, after two ill crew members had...

Cruiseships make a cautious comeback

A few cruiseships are venturing back into Norwegian harbours, to a mixed welcome. While some local officials are glad to see them return, others...

Hurtigruten heads back to Svalbard

Norway's venerable coastal passenger and cargo shipping line Hurtigruten has won government approval to sail around Svalbard again this summer. Justice Minister Monica Mæland...

Hurtigruten demands crisis aid

Norway's venerable coastal voyage line Hurtigruten, now mostly a cruiseline, was sailing full steam ahead until the Corona virus crisis forced most of its...

Cruise ‘visionary’ dies at age 90

Norwegian shipowner Arne Wilhelmsen, one of the founders of the large international Royal Caribbean Cruise Line (RCCL), died over the Easter holiday weekend with...

Hurtigruten extends its halt in cruise operations

Norway's famed coastal voyage firm Hurtigruten announced Monday that it's extending its cruise operation shutdown to six weeks. "The consequences of the Corona virus...

Hurtigruten halts most all sailings

Norway's famed coastal voyage line known as Hurtigruten has taken 14 of its 16 vessels out of service and cut its weekly sailings between...

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