The first ship for Havila Kystruten

Finally, the day was there for the Havila Coastal Route. On Friday, the company was able to show off its first of four ships… It has a solid uphill slope:

Monday morning, “Havila Capella” was at the quay here on Mjølstadneset in Herøy, just in front of Havila’s headquarters. PHOTO: ARJAN SYDHAGEN DALSØREN

The Master Capt- Tom Rune Einarsen and the Owner Per Sævik on the bridge.
(Not bad for Fishing Skipper that started his fishing career at 14 to be become the Owner of this ship at 80)

  • It has been14 hectic days now, since «Havila Capella» came to Bergen. It is very busy to be a pensioner, says 80-year-old Sævik with his warm humor.

She started her first trip Bergen-Kirkenes-Bergen at 22230 hrs. yesterday (12.Dec- 2021)

She is now in Ålesund on her first visit:

Not sure about the understanding by whoever wrote the text for this picture:

Alternative propulsion: In addition to a number of convenient offers, there is also room for two fitness rooms on board. Hotel manager Anton Abrahamsen gives a demonstration. PHOTO: MARIT HOMMEDAL

Havila Capella approaching Ålesund on her maiden call:

The second ship for Havila Kystruten, Havila Castor is due for delivery in March 2022 and due to commence first trip from Bergen 07. April 2022

The last two ship has been launched and is due for delivery during the summer:

Havila Polaris and Havila Pollux during launch: The last of the new coastal cruise ships are afloat in Turkey.

NOR-Shipping 2022 is now on and one of the most awaited events has been the selection for Next Generation Ship Award:

Now the result is known and THE WINNER IS: