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Kari Granberg would like to shut down a rumor that seems to be going around. The carrier's cruise vessel Viking Grace sails exclusively on LNG. That is the truth, he stressed at an event at Lloyd's Register in Copenhagen this week.

"There are some rumors that we're also sailing on diesel, but I can assure you that we're sailing on gas at all hours of the day," he said about the ship, which is the first cruise ship in the world that sails on LNG and which was delivered to the company in January 2013.

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