Construction for Seabourn Pursuit began in late 2020 during a ceremony in San Giorgo di Nogare, Italy, and the build process is well underway.
The cruise line said it continues to work with various global government and port officials to develop plans for a full return to cruising.
Seabourn Venture will now launch next spring, following further Covid-19-related delays to her construction. The Carnival-owned line had initially hoped to debut the new ship in June this year.
Seabourn has opened for sale a series of new itineraries for Seabourn Ovation operated out of Miami between November and April next year.
Seabourn has said it continues to work with various government and port officials to develop plans for a full return to cruising. The line hopes to have all ships operational by April next year.
Seabourn is working with the government of Greece to develop plans to restart Seabourn operations in the Mediterranean with a series of sailings operating round-trip out of Athens beginning July 3rd.
A number of cruise lines owned by Carnival Corporation, including Seabourn and Holland America Line, have revealed a new wave of cancellations in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The cruise operator will cancel a series of 2021 voyages for two ships in its fleet as part of a broader redeployment in preparation for an eventual return to service.
Seabourn has called it quits on the 2020 cruise season, confirming that its three ships will not now return until early next year. The announcement applies to Odyssey, Ovation and Encore.
The line is making it easier for prospective charter, incentive, meeting and group travel clients to understand why a ship may be the perfect choice for their next gathering.
P&O Cruises and Seabourn have both extended the suspension of operations into 2021 for a number of vessels. Costa Cruises will, however, return in September.
Richard Meadows will be retiring from the role of president with Carnival Corporation-owned Seabourn at the end of May. The move brings down the curtain on a 35-year career with Carnival.