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Havila Voyages confirms ambition for emission-free coastal sailings by 2030 – with current ships. Havila Voyages has launched its first ever sustainability and human rights report

Havila Capella“Last year, we made history as the world’s first cruise company to sail into the Geirangerfjord UNESCO World Heritage Site emission-free and silently, four years before the Norwegian government’s requirement for emission-free ferries and ships in the World Heritage areas comes into effect,” says CEO Bent Martini. (more…)

Another round trip with Havila Capella cancelled. Havila Kystruten is forced cancel the upcoming round trip with Havila Capella, as no solution has been found for insurance of the ship

Havila CapellaAs reported in an earlier press release, the last one on 9th of May 2022, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs rejected a dispensation application concerning insurance of the ship, even though Havila Kystruten had been granted a dispensation to operate the ship for a period of 6 months. (more…)

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Havila Teases One of Its 2 New Ships, Capella, in New Photos

Havila Voyages has given a photo update of one of its first two ships designated for Norwegian coastal service, the Havila Capela. “The Havila Capella looking sharp with a splash of paint!” the cruise line wrote in a July 9 Facebook post accompanying new photos of the 468-passenger vessel. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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First Two Havila Ships Launched at Tersan

The first two of Havila Voyages’ four new coastal ships are now in the water at Tersan shipyard in Turkey as the Castor and Capella were floated out on Saturday in front of Arild Myrvoll, CEO of Havila Kystruten. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Tersan to Finish Havila Newbuilds

Havila Capella the first of four new ships for the Norwegian coastal service by 2021Two Havila Kystruten newbuilds will be towed to Tersan shipyard in Turkey from Barreras in Spain, where construction has been stopped due to financial difficulties at the shipyard. The company previously cancelled its deal with Barreras in November. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Struggling Barreras Cancels Havila Newbuilds

Havila CapellaAccording to multiple Spanish media reports, the struggling Barreras shipyard has cancelled both newbuilds for Havila Kystruten, which were set to operate on the Norwegian coast by early 2021. Meanwhile, a separate bailout plan orchestrated by The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection is moving forward, according to reports. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Barreras Facing Challenges with Havila Project

Havila will build four new ships for the Norwegian coastal service by 2021Spanish shipbuilder Hijos de J. Barreras is facing challenges in the passenger vessel segment as work around a pair of coastal ships for Havila Kystruten has come to a temporary stop. “In Barreras, some design challenges have occurred. They are related to the ships’ weight and draft. These challenges have unfortunately resulted in a temporary stop in the building process,” said Havila Kystruten, in a statement sent by email to Cruise Industry News. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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