Viking Ocean Cruises has announced that Captain Gulleik Svalastog will be the Captain of the new Viking Star. Captain Svalastog grew up near the coast of Norway and dreamed of the day when he would be captain of his own ship. Now, after years of nautical experience on a variety of vessels, he says he has saved his best sailing experience for last: commanding the new Viking Star. The the 930-passenger Viking Star, which will take on its first guests in April 2015. You can learn more about the Viking Ocean Cruises by clicking here.