Seabourn has signed a letter of intent for the development of two new ultra-luxury expedition ships with a brand new partnership between shipbuilders T.Mariotti and Damen.
The 2 organisations will collaborate on the development of the vessels below a typical title Mariotti Damen Cruise.
The brand new ships might be a model new progressive design, created particularly for the ultra-luxury expedition traveller, and can embody many options which have made Seabourn ships so profitable in addition to a number of distinctive options designed to boost the expedition expertise.
The primary supply is predicted in June 2021 and the second ship is anticipated in Might 2022.
The 170 metre, 23,000 gross ton vessels will add new capability for Seabourn in Antarctica, the Arctic and different unique locations world wide, whereas assembly PC6 Polar Class requirements.
Every will characteristic 132 luxurious oceanfront veranda suites, which might be residence for as much as 264 visitors.
“This can be a ground-breaking second for Seabourn and for luxurious travellers, who will now discover a new commonplace of genuine but luxurious expedition adventures in new and wonderful locations few individuals will ever see,” stated Richard Meadows, president of Seabourn.
“The mix of immersive expertise, advantageous lodging and opulent facilities provided by these new ships builds on the success of our present product and additional demonstrates our management as innovators as we proceed providing the best ultra-luxury cruises obtainable.”
As vessels constructed solely for expedition journey, the ships will provide facilities designed to ship an unparalleled visitor expertise in among the most distant areas on the planet.
A brand new and thrilling providing might be two submarines carried onboard, offering an unforgettable view of the world beneath the ocean’s floor.
The ships may even be designed to hold a complement of kayaks and 24 Zodiac inflatable boats, which have operated as part of the extremely profitable Ventures by Seabourn programme provided in choose locations world wide.
Seabourn will announce design and repair particulars for the brand new ships later this yr.
Particular particulars about itineraries and reserving availability might be launched in early 2019.