Viking Sun docked along the riverfront area of Shanghai known as the Bund during its naming on Oct. 8, 2018.
Yi Lou, vice president of China Merchants Bank Financial Leasing Co., Ltd., cuts a ribbon to trigger the smashing of a bottle of aquavit against the hull of Viking Sun.
Chinese operatic tenor Dai Yuqiang performs with the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra at the naming ceremony for Viking's new Viking Sun.
Norwegian soprano Sissel Kyrkjebø (left) and Shanghai television personality, Michelle Wang join Viking chairman Torstein Hagen and Karine Hagen on stage during the naming of Viking Sun.
The Shanghai skyline served as a backdrop as Viking's newest ocean ship, Viking Sun, was christened along the riverfront area of Shanghai known as the Bund.