Cunard Line has celebrated another milestone in the construction of its fourth ship, Queen Anne. The float out of the new Cunader took place at the Fincantieri Marghera shipyard in Venice, Italy on 03 May 2023.
Queen Anne will be the 249th ship company has launched. The float out comes exactly one year from the scheduled maiden voyage form Southampton to Lisbon, which will depart on 03 May 2024.
Beginning March 26, 2022, SeaDream Yacht Club's yacht SeaDream I will undergo a dramatic renovation mirroring the SeaDream II modernization completed in January 2022.
“This project entails a total investment of more than $10 million and reflects SeaDream’s continued commitment to our guests’ comfort and optimal convenience,” says Andreas Brynestad of SeaDream Yacht Club. “During these unprecedented times, as the travel industry navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, we have spared no expense in our mission to deliver an elevated guest experience. We believe the time is ripe to put our investment dollars toward the evolution of SeaDream yachting.”
Planning now for 2023 and beyond, SeaDream Yacht Club invites individuals and corporate clients to consider the endless opportunities of a private charter. Designed to be unforgettable, a SeaDream private charter provides an unsurpassed experience, entirely tailored to the client’s interests and desires.
Private yachting is undoubtedly one of the world's ultimate rewards for those who strive to enhance performance or recognize excellence, with a SeaDream holiday as the incentive. As a charterer, having control of the guest list is one of the many perks of chartering for anniversaries, weddings, milestone birthdays, and multi-generation family gatherings. Ideal for members of yacht clubs, country clubs, charities, wine and culinary clubs---simply any small group looking for a casually elegant, completely private, yachting adventure to the world’s most remarkable destinations. It is the perfect venue on which to recharge, revitalize, and reconnect.
The 58,250 gross tonne Spirit of Adventure has arrived in Emden, Germany having successfully completed its conveyance of the Ems River from the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg.
Spirit of Adventure is the second brand new cruise ship built at Meyer Werft shipyard for Saga Cruises, following the launch in Spirit of Discovery in 2019.
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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has officially christened its second of three new luxury expedition ships, Hanseatic Inspiration at a ceremony in Hamburg on the River Elbe on 11 October 2019.
The youngest person to circumnavigate the globe single-handed, Laura Dekker, was chosen to be Godmother, who took part in the traditional champagne bottle smashing on the ships bow. Around 230 VIP guests were invited to the naming ceremony by Hapag- Lloyd Cruises.
Cunard Line and the shipyard Fincantieri celebrated the start of construction for the company’s 249th ship.
The yet-to-be-named Cunarder will be the second largest ship to fly the Cunard flag when she launches in 2022. The 113,000 gross tonne ship will accommodate 3,000 guests.
Celebrity Cruises has announced that the highly anticipated inaugural season of Celebrity Apex has been expanded.
Construction of the new vessel is ahead of schedule, so, the second revolutionary Edge Class ship will now be completed ahead enter service earlier than anticipated in 2020.
On 28 June 2019, the first of two bespoke new build ‘boutique’ cruise ships, Spirit of Discovery, arrived at her home port of Dover for the first time.
Sailing past the iconic White Cliffs and into Dover’s recently developed Western Docks, Spirit of Discovery’s British arrival marks the start of a new chapter for cruising in the UK.
The first ever new build cruise ship for Saga, the 58,250 gross tonne Spirit of Discovery has been delivered to the cruise line from Meyer Werft shipyard.
The delivery ceremony and hand over of the ship took place in Emden, Germany on 24 June 2019. The ship will soon sail for Dover, United Kingdom, where it will arrive on 28 June 2019.
Saga has announced that HRH The Duchess of Cornwall will be Godmother of its newly built boutique cruise ship, Spirit of Discovery.
The naming ceremony will take place in Dover, Kent, on 5 July 2019. She will be the first cruise ship to be named at the Port of Dover for over a decade, and the first to be docked at Dover Western Docks following the £250m redevelopment of the area.