Hurtigruten has launched its new hybrid-powered expedition ship, MS Roald Amundsen, at the Kleven Yard in Ulsteinvik, Norway. MS Roald Amundsen is 140m-long and 23.6m-wide, and will be fitted with large battery packs in order to reduce its emissions. The 20t ship will be able to carry a total of 530 guests and 151 crew members. The PC-6 ice class ship will feature a 5.3m draft and 265 cabins. It has been designed to sail at a speed of 15k and will operate under the Norwegian flag.