Silversea Orders Three New Ships

first_imgRoyal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) and Silversea Cruises have announced agreements to build three new ships for Silversea.German shipbuilder Meyer Werft will build two vessels in a new “Evolution Class.” The first is set for delivery in 2022.Silversea also signed a contract with Dutch shipbuilder Shipyard De Hoop for a new expedition vessel, Silver Origin.The vessel will operate the Galapagos Islands itinerary currently sailed by Silver Galapagos. The new ship will debut in March 2020.“We are delighted to have entered into an agreement with Meyer Werft on the Silver Evolution series and De Hoop for Silver Origin,” said Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, Silversea’s executive chairman. “With our guests in mind, we are pushing the boundaries of ultra-luxury cruising, as well as expedition cruising in the Galápagos Islands and beyond, redefining the concept of immersive travel.”“We are excited to get to work helping Silversea grow and realize its ambitions,” said RCL Chairman and CEO, Richard D. Fain. “There is tremendous potential in the ultra-luxury and expedition markets of the cruise industry, and we believe discerning travelers will embrace the exciting designs Silversea is imagining for them.”Earlier this year, RCL finalized the acquisition of two-thirds of Silversea.The global cruise vacation company controls and operates four brands: Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises and Silversea Cruises.The post Silversea Orders Three New Ships appeared first on Discover the South Pacific.Source: Bloglast_img read more

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