MV Royal Viking Star as built in 06.1972. 21.847 Brt. Engine : 4x9 cyl Wartsila - Sulzer 18.000 bhk, speed 20 knots.
Built by OY Wartsila AB,Helsingfors.
1981 lenghten by AG Weser - Seebeck Werft, Bremerhaven to 28.221 brt.
2012. Sailing as "Black Watch for Fred Olsen Cruise Line.
In this chapter you will find some of the cruise ships visited Bergen 2009 - 2012 ( And a few from other locations)
Cargo ships etc. - Supply and support vessels, they are all my own photoes.
If you like opload them it is ok feel free.
I will also try to present photoes of ships from 1950 - 2012, owned by Bergen Shipping Companies.
These photographs have been supplied by friends and scann from magazines, and also including those published on the internet. If there are any copyright issues, let me know and I will add an acknowledgment with your permission, or remove the photograph.
The ship on this page is the "Royal Viking Star"
Ones the star from Bergen, and BDS flaggship.
She was delivered from Wartsila Helsinki New Shipyard, Finland 1972.
General characteristics as built :
As built she was : 21.847 GRT.
Lenght : 177.70 m (583 ft)
Beam : 25,19 m (82 ft. 8 in)
Draught : 7.30 m (23 ft 11 in)
Engine : 4x Wartsila Sulzer 9ZH40/48
Power : 13.240 kw (combined)
Speed : 21 knots (39km/h - 24 mph)
Capacity : 539 Pass.
At the time the finest cruise ship afloat, from a Bergen point of view.
I have some fine friends working on her.