The latest build is scheduled to join the fleet in 2023.
Viking Cruises has announced that its newest ocean ship, will be called the Viking Saturn and will join the company’s fleet in early 2023. The 930-guest fleet of ocean-going cruise ships includes the Viking Star, Viking Sea, Viking Sky, Viking Orion, Viking Jupiter and Viking Venus. The Viking Mars and Viking Neptune will join the fleet in 2022; and Viking Saturn will join in early 2023.
The company is poised to have 16 sister ships by 2027, all built at Fincantieri shipyard. “The thousands of guests who sailed our Welcome Back voyage in Iceland this past summer enjoyed the experience so much they provided record-level ratings,” said Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking. “These new itineraries are ideal for curious travelers and trace routes of the early Viking explorers to Iceland and other North Atlantic destinations known for their natural beauty.