New first of family-owned Scandinavian cruise line Havila Voyages’ two ships will set sail this summer.
Havila Capella, will begin cruises along the Norwegian coast on 24 August, while Havila Castor is expected to sail a week later on 30 August.
Havila says Capella and Castor will be the most environmentally friendly ships to sail along the Norwegian coastal route and will feature the world’s largest battery packs.
Two more ships (Havila Polaris and Havila Pollux) are on track to join the fleet in 2022 as planned.
The ships will be operating as part of a ten-year contract with the Norwegian Government to sail the coastal route from Bergen to Kirkenes.
UK Country Manager Matthew Valentine, said “We are incredibly excited about welcoming our first guests on-board in August. Having a range of durations and payment options gives agents the flexibility to either sell a complete package or add a point-to-point sailing as part of a more complex itinerary.”