travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Hurtigruten Midnatsol

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Introduction and History

Completed in 2003, the Midnatsol is a working passenger ship in the Millennium class operated by Hurtigruten (Norwegian Coastal Voyage). Its gross tonnage is 16,151, and passenger capacity is 970 (500 in Antarctica).

The service known as the Hurtigruten "express route" got its start in the late 19th century as a steamship lifeline between Norway's more developed south and the remote northern coastline and islands. It rapidly became a daily year-roun...

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Year Built2003
Year Last Refurbished-
Capacity500 passengers
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