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Hurtigruten names new expedition ships

Hurtigruten, the Norwegian coastal and expedition cruise line, said two new ships it is building for 2018 and 2019 will be called the Roald Amundsen and the Fridtjof Nansen. 145 more words

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Hurtigruten Names New Ships

Hurtigruten has named its two new hybrid powered expedition ships.

The first two ships have been named the Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof Nansen after the two Norwegian polar explorers.  152 more words


6 leadership lessons from the first men to reach the South Pole.

(Adapted from blog post originally posted on August 4, 2014)

I had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful city of Oslo and the Fram Museum… 1,593 more words


World’s most dangerous cruise? 1,070-Passenger Ship To Enter Northwest Passage

The 1,070 passenger (plus 655 crew) ship Crystal Serenity.

by Ethan Lou (Reuters) The first commercial cruise ship to sail through Canada’s Northwest Passage was set to depart on Tuesday, part of a growing Arctic tourism industry spurred by rising temperatures and receding ice. 355 more words

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Svalbard – Saturday 23rd July 2016 - Ny-Ålesund

We get our first sighting of icebergs as we sail up Kingsford to Ny-Ålesund. We arrive over breakfast, and are able to moor at the jetty, so have the luxury of being able to walk off the boat – no lifejackets required. 292 more words


July 16 in history

622 The beginning of the Islamic calendar.

1054 Three Roman legates fracture relations between Western and Eastern Christian Churches through the act of placing an invalidly-issued Papal Bull of Excommunication on the altar of… 873 more words



Question: What was explorer George Vancouver actually looking for when he claimed Puget Sound & the surrounding area for Great Britain on June 4th, 1792? 40 more words