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Viking says it will launch Mississippi River cruises in 2022

Christian Fernsby ▼ | April 4, 2020
Viking Cruises will start cruising the Mississippi River in August 2022 with a 450’x75’ vessel being built at a shipyard owned by Edison Chouest Offshore, Galliano, La.
Viking Mississippi
Cruising   Viking Mississippi
The 386-passenger, five-deck Viking Mississippi will sail between New Orleans and St. Paul, Minn., the company, which has 79 vessels operating worldwide, said this week.

Topics: Viking cruise

Switzerland-based Viking’s plans to enter the booming U.S. market surfaced seven years ago soon after American Cruise Lines (ACL) and American Queen Steamboat Co. started regular overnight inland river cruising.