Viking Cruises latest ocean cruise ship Viking Sun was floated out at the Fincantieri shipyard in Ancona, Italy, marking a milestone in the construction process.
Viking Sun will become the fourth ocean cruise ship in the Viking fleet and is set to launch in November 2017. The third ship, Viking Sky is currently also still under construction and is set to launch in February 2017, joining the two other ships, Viking Star and Viking Sea.
MSC Cruises have announced details of its first ever world cruise, on board the 91,128 gross tonne MSC Magnifica, which will depart Genoa in January 2019
The 119-night westbound cruise will cover more than 32,200 nautical miles and visit 49 ports of call in 32 countries. Destinations include cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Auckland, Sydney, Singapore and Dubai, as well as exotic and paradise islands including The Caribbean, Hawaii, French Polynesia, Fiji, Sri Lanka and The Maldives.