The agreements are subject to certain contingencies which are expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2019. Silversea signed a memorandum of understanding with German shipbuilder Meyer Werft to build two new vessels in a new Evolution Class, while there was also a deal with Shipyard De Hoop for a new expedition ship.
The companies announced today they have closed on Royal Caribbean’s acquisition of a two-thirds stake in Silversea after receiving final approval from regulators.
Silversea Expeditions is offering guests a place on its first crossing of the Northeast Passage – a remote and spectacular cruising route above the Arctic Circle.
Royal Caribbean Cruises has agreed to acquire a stake in privately-owned Silversea Cruises, bringing together two companies with bold, long-term visions for the cruise industry.
Silversea Cruises has presented Fincantieri with an order for another ultra-luxury cruise ship, with delivery scheduled for quarter four of 2021.
Seabourn has introduced its newest vessel, Seabourn Ovation, to the world with a glamorous naming ceremony in the beautiful baroque harbour of Valletta, Malta.
Silversea’s Silver Spirit has left Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo 49 feet longer, following the completion of a complex lengthening and refurbishment project.
A great spectacle of naval engineering, Silversea’s Silver Spirit has been cut in two at Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo as part of her planned lengthening. A prebuilt 49-foot segment has been inserted and the ship is now being reconnected.
Silver Spirit has made her final port call before undergoing an extensive lengthening project in Italy. Docking in Dubai, the ship completed an eight-night cruise from Mumbai.
Silversea Cruises’ reimagined Silver Cloud has arrived in Antarctica on her first luxury expedition voyage to the White Continent.