HR35 NORDNORGE


 

Nordnorge

 

Built by Kværner – Kleven Ulsteinvik for Ofotens og Vesteraalens Dampskibsselskab, delivered on 14 March 1997. Shipyard number, 266. Cost, 511,000,000 kroner.

 

11,386 gross, 4,210 nett, 850 deadweight tonnes. Overall length 123.3 metres, beam 19.5 metres, depth 7.2 metres. 12,240 BHP, two 6,120 BHP Krupp MaK DM 6M 552C diesels, 18 knots. Two 1,075 BHP Brunvoll bow thrusts, two 601 BHP Brunvoll stern thrusts.

 

First Hurtiugrute departure from Bergen on 29 April 1997.

 

Pioneered Antarctic cruises in 2002/3 winter, subsequently only appearing on Hurtigrute during northern hemisphere summer months.

 

Became part of Hurtigruten Group (now Hurtigruten ASA) fleet in March 2006.