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Víkingur’s arrival in Akranes

The magnificent new Víkingur AK 100, HB Grandi’s new pelagic vessel, docked at its home port in Akranes just before Christmas after an 11-day delivery trip from Turkey where the ship was built. A reception was held in Akranes on the 21st of December to welcome the new Víkingur and to give, with people a chance to inspect the new given time to inspect thevessel ship. Close to a thousand visitors are estimated to have taken the opportunity to look the ship over.

An occasion was made of it, with speeches made by HB Grandi CEO Vilhjálmur Vilhjálmsson, Parliamentary sSpeaker of Alþingi Einar K Gudfinnsson and Mayor of Akranes Regína Ástvaldsdóttir.

 A video of the event was made to celebrate the occasion, which can be watched here below.