The approach to Ålesund
The approach to Ålesund Photo: Laurence Plancke - Guest image Photo

Hurtigruten News

Keep up-to-date on the latest news about Hurtigruten ships, voyages and itineraries in Norway and beyond

Hurtigruten to power cruise ships with dead fish

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Photo: Ulf Hansson

Cutaways from fisheries and other organic waste will soon be used to power Hurtigruten’s fleet of green cruise ships.

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Photo: Ulf Hansson

War on plastic

PLASTIC BAN: One million plastic straws a year are among the single use plastic items that will removed from all Hurtigruten ships this summer, as the company imposes a ban on single use plastic. Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam, Hotel Manager Kristian Skar and rest of Hurtigruten employees are already removing plastic items from MS Richard With (in the background) and other Hurtigruten ships.
PLASTIC BAN: One million plastic straws a year are among the single use plastic items that will removed from all Hurtigruten ships this summer, as the company imposes a ban on single use plastic. Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam, Hotel Manager Kristian Skar and rest of Hurtigruten employees are already removing plastic items from MS Richard With (in the background) and other Hurtigruten ships.
Photo: Ørjan Bertelsen

As one the first major companies, Hurtigruten bans all unnecessary single-use plastic. Already by 2 July 2018, everything from plastic straws and cups, coffee lids and plastic bags will be removed from all Hurtigruten ships. The goal is to become the world’s first plastic free shipping company.

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PLASTIC BAN: One million plastic straws a year are among the single use plastic items that will removed from all Hurtigruten ships this summer, as the company imposes a ban on single use plastic. Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam, Hotel Manager Kristian Skar and rest of Hurtigruten employees are already removing plastic items from MS Richard With (in the background) and other Hurtigruten ships.
PLASTIC BAN: One million plastic straws a year are among the single use plastic items that will removed from all Hurtigruten ships this summer, as the company imposes a ban on single use plastic. Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam, Hotel Manager Kristian Skar and rest of Hurtigruten employees are already removing plastic items from MS Richard With (in the background) and other Hurtigruten ships.
Photo: Ørjan Bertelsen

Hurtigruten partners with Queen Sonja Print Award

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Photo: Pontus Höök

When the world’s first hybrid powered expedition ship embarks on her maiden voyage, every piece of art on board will be handpicked by HM Queen Sonja of Norway’s art foundation - the Queen Sonja Print Award.

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Photo: Pontus Höök

Sneak peek at Hurtigruten’s new hybrid ships

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Get ready to explore the most remote and spectacular areas of the planet – and take a sneak peek at the world’s first battery powered hybrid expedition cruise ships and their new itineraries.

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