Viking Cruises Christens Newest Cruise Ship in Shanghai
The cruise ship is currently sailing Viking’s sold-out 141-day World Cruise from Miami to London, and its stop in Shanghai marks the first time one of Viking’s ocean ships has called in China. Viking Sun is also the first-ever cruise ship to be named on The Bund in Shanghai.
Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking, gave the following statement: “I am very pleased to officially name our newest ship in Shanghai. We care deeply about tourism in China, and we have been bringing river cruise guests here since 2004. China is the home of Viking Sun’s Godmother, Mrs. Yi Lou, and in the coming year, Shanghai will also welcome our fifth ship, Viking Orion. We look