The Hurtigruten Fleet

Since 1893, the Hurtigruten ships have been a hallmark of the Norwegian coast. Cruising on one of the 14 ships today is taking a step back in Norwegian Maritime History. Find out more...

Hurtigruten's Newest Explorer Vessels

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MS Fridtjof Nansen (2020)

MS Fridtjof Nansen is the latest addition to Hurtigruten’s fleet of custom built ships – and the next generation expedition ship. From 2020, she will explore some of the most spectacular corners of the globe.

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MS Roald Amundsen (2019)

Combining cutting-edge maritime construction with timeless Scandinavian interiors and environmentally-sound hybrid technology.

Coming 2019 – Book your spot on one of the very first voyages now!

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MS Finnmarken

On board MS Finnmarken you find the relaxed atmosphere combined with a splash of luxury. The ship is beautifully appointed and decorated in an Art Deco style with rich colours, bold geometric shapes, and lavish ornamentation. She is the only ship with both a swimming pool and hot tub on deck.

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MS Fram

MS Fram brings on the heritage of the original Fram, using the most advanced technology to make her exceptionally well suited for expedition voyages in Polar Regions. Enjoy the sauna or jacuzzi and watch icebergs float silently by.

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MS Kong Harald

Although named after King Harald of Norway, this newly refurbished ship offers a modern and stylish interior with a very relaxed atmosphere. Many of the materials that are used on board are natural, and t colour palette reflects the diverse coastal landscape we pass by on our journey.

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MS Lofoten

Launched in Oslo in 1964, MS Lofoten provides you with a voyage of real nostalgia in an intimate, informal atmosphere. The ship is named after the Lofoten Islands. On journeys with MS Lofoten, the heritage of Hurtigruten is the focus. With unique lounges and panoramic decks to enjoy, this ‘old lady’ is simply one of a kind.

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MS Midnatsol

MS Midnatsol (Midnight Sun) is dedicated to the Norwegian summer. The interior’s bright, colourful décor is inspired by the warm sunny climate, a motif also reflected in the many pieces of modern Norwegian art on display. MS Midnatsol’s two-storey panorama lounge allows natural light to flood in while providing extraordinary views.

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MS Nordkapp

Named after one of the highlights of the Hurtigruten voyage, the North Cape, which at 71ºN is the northernmost point of mainland Europe. As one of our expedition ships, she comes fully equipped with her own expedition team. The Scandinavian interior is stylish yet unpretentious, providing the perfect setting for an active exploration of the Norwegian coast.

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MS Nordlys

Expedition ship MS Nordlys is named after the spectacular natural phenomenon of the Northern Lights. The ship’s art, décor and colours are all inspired by the magical light show. As one of our expeditions ships, she takes our guests on more active voyages along the coast.

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MS Nordnorge

"Nord-Norge" means the northern region of Norway, situated north of the Arctic Circle. The new, stylish décor with a modern Nordic feel reflects the breathtaking raw landscape of Arctic Norway. Enjoy evenings relaxing in the ship’s elegant maritime atmosphere after a day of experiencing a wide selection of active excursions and activities.

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MS Nordstjernen

This ship was built for the Coastal Voyage fleet in 1956 and extensively modernised in 2000 for exclusive Arctic sailing. Today she takes explorers on adventures in the waters around Spitsbergen. Despite modernisation, she still retains the aura of an old Atlantic ship, restored to her former splendour with new brass, classic wooden interiors and all her original art. Enjoy the large dining room and bar, a café, a panorama lounge and a library.

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MS Polarlys

Polarlys is the Norwegian word for polar light, a name given to the special Arctic light phenomenon during winter. The new interior décor reflects the stunning coastal landscape of Norway, with the colour palette ranging from earthy browns and oranges to the blue-green shades of the ocean and fjords.

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MS Richard With

Expedition ship MS Richard With is named after the founder of Hurtigruten. On board the ship, you can appreciate the beautiful artwork by the famous Harr family. The panorama lounges treat you to unforgettable views of the surrounding scenery, and the onboard expedition team will make your journey even more memorable.

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MS Spitsbergen

Our newest ship, MS Spitsbergen, is named after Spitsbergen in the Svalbard archipelago, the Arctic crown of Norway. The interior on this modern and environmentally-friendly ship is from Tillberg of Sweden, the world's leading marine architecture and interior design firm.

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MS Trollfjord

This ship is named after the famous Trollfjord in northern Norway. It has a comfortable interior, with an extensive use of Norwegian wood and stone. The large, two-storey panorama lounge above the bow and the large glass expanses allow natural light to fill the ship while providing extraordinary views for our guests.

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MS Vesterålen

MS Vesterålen is named after the first Hurtigruten ship that sailed along the Norwegian coastline back in 1893. The ship is characterised by her bright, cheerful public areas and lounges. With the limited capacity and the possibility to take part in Hurtigruten history and everyday life on board, a voyage on MS Vesterålen is truly a unique experience.

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