Cruise & Ferry Interiors 2022

INTERIOR V IEW 7 6 Viking Line’s new flagship Viking Glory became one of the most climate-smart passenger vessels in the world when she debuted on the TurkuMariehamn-Stockholm route between Finland, the Åland Islands and Sweden on 1 March 2022. The vessel, which was built at China’s XSI Shipyard, features dual-fuel Wärtsilä engines that primarily operate on LNG, an energy recycling system from Climeon, a new Azipod propeller system from ABB, an energy-saving air conditioning and lighting system, and many other technological innovations. In addition, the flagship has introduced a new international cruise experience for passengers, says Johanna BoijerSvahnström, Viking Line’s senior vice president of corporate communications, HR and sustainability. “Viking Glory is specially designed to offer extraordinary cruises. Its interiors, leisure facilities and entertainment programmes provide a world-class experience.” Interiors were designed by Swedish architecture and design firm Koncept, which worked alongside Viking Line’s in-house architect Johan Nordberg and Johanna Boijer-Svahnström tells Rebecca Gibson how Viking Line’s new ship will immerse passengers in the beauty of the Baltic Sea and ensure they enjoy a memorable cruise experience Viking Glory Rotating dining venue Fyren offers small groups of guests the opportunity to dine while enjoying 220-degree views of the archipelago and Baltic Sea