Silversea’s new cruise ship, Silver Moon, touched water for the primary time earlier at Fincantieri shipyard in Ancona, Italy.
The float out was marked by a celebratory occasion and a standard coin ceremony, held within the presence of top-level representatives from Silversea and Fincantieri, plus VIP visitors.
Fincantieri will now start work on Silver Moon’s inside, bringing the ship to the hallmark degree of end that characterises Silversea’s fleet.
“We’re delighted to rejoice this milestone with our accomplice and knowledgeable shipbuilder Fincantieri,” says Roberto Martinoli, Silversea chief govt.
“From 2020, Silver Moon will leverage on the success of our beloved flagship, Silver Muse, to unlock immersive new journey experiences for our visitors around the globe.
“With a spread of pioneering new options that can push the boundaries of luxurious journey, Silver Moon would be the most elegant ship in her class.”
Whereas preserving the elegant design of Silversea’s Silver Muse, which has been extremely profitable among the many cruise line’s visitors, lots of Silver Moon’s public areas will probably be enhanced: the Dolce Vita lounge, the Connoisseur’s Nook, the Pool Deck, and the Spa and Health Centre will every endure complete redesigns for the advantage of visitors’ consolation and delight.
“Right now, with the float out of Silver Moon, we draw ever-closer to reaching my father’s dream of a 12-ship fleet,” mentioned Manfredi Lefebvre, Silversea govt chairman.
“Silver Moon is one among 5 ships at present on order for our cruise line; I look ahead to fulfilling my father’s imaginative and prescient, and, with the help of Royal Caribbean Cruises, increasing the fleet additional nonetheless sooner or later.
“This celebration holds specific significance within the historical past of Silversea, because it happens in the identical 12 months as our cruise line’s 25th anniversary because the main pioneer in ultra-luxury cruising.”
Though in fashionable demand, suites are nonetheless obtainable on Silver Moon’s maiden voyage between Trieste and Rome (Civitavecchia), departing August sixth subsequent 12 months.
Silver Moon will spend her inaugural season within the Mediterranean, earlier than crossing to the Americas in November.