travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Viking River Cruises Viking Embla

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Introduction and History

The 443-ft-long Viking Embla is one of the original Longships that set sail in 2012 as part of Viking River Cruises' massive fleet-development program. They are designed by Petter Yran and Bjorn Storbratten, who have created ships for Cunard, Disney and Seabourn.

The company named the Longship class after the Vikings' models of technical perfection: The original rapierlike longships were so cutting-edge that modern scholars doubted the accounts of th...

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OCG Class
River Cruise
Viking Embla
Year Built2012
Year Last Refurbished-
Capacity190 passengers