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Viking's latest ship 'Viking Mars' is set afloat for the first time in Italy
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Viking’s newest cruise ship just touched the sea for the very first time.
The Swiss cruise line announced its Viking Mars vessel was finally lowered into the Adriatic Sea in Italy from the Fincantieri Ancona shipyard.
A Viking representative confirmed to FOX Business cord-cutting ceremony took place at around 11 a.m. local time, which allowed the Viking Mars to let water flow into its building dock.
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The 745-foot Viking Mars will be able to accommodate 930 guests — but its construction isn’t quite done yet. Viking’s new ship will soon be moved to a nearby outfitting dock for the finishing touches and customers can expect to board it in early 2022, according to a press release.