Viking Spirit Keel

The keel laying ceremony for the Viking Spirit, the fifth of six cruise ships Viking Ocean Cruises has ordered from Fincantieri, took place today at the shipyard in Ancona, according to a prepared statement

The first building block of the ship, about 11 meters long, 28.8 wide and weighing about 280 tons, was laid. The ship will be launched in 2018, followed by the sixth ship in class in 2019 (moved up from 2020).