The next new ultra-luxury cruise ship for Seabourn, the 40,350 gross tonne Seabourn Ovation was floated out at the Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa on 01 September 2017.
The 600-passenger Seabourn Ovation is expected to launch in Spring 2018 and will be a sister ship to Seabourn Encore.
The new ultra-luxury cruise ship, Seabourn Ovation which is due to launch in April 2018, will spend her debut season cruising the Mediterranean and Northern Europe.
Seabourn has announced that the maiden voyage of the new 40,350 gross tonne ship will depart Venice on 05 May 2018. The 35-day cruise will visit 27 ports of call, including Dubrovnik, Valletta, Barcelona and the Isles of Scilly and Dartmouth in the United Kingdom. The cruise will end in Amsterdam.
Seabourn’s newest and largest luxury cruise ship, the 40,350 gross tonne Seabourn Encore has been officially named. The naming ceremony took place in Singapore on 07 January 2016.
The ship was named by its Godmother, the international recording artist, Sarah Brightman. The naming ceremony included lion and dragon dancers, drummers and stilt walkers to entertain the audience, which was made up of 1,050 passengers from the Seabourn Encore and smaller Seabourn Sojourn, along with trade partners from around the world.
The keel laying ceremony for new 40,350 gross tonne Seabourn Ovation took place at the Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa, Italy on 02 December 2016.
At the ceremony was Captain Stig Betten and the shipyard General Manager, Alberto Maestrini. Also present was the Italian Minister of Defence, Roberta Pinotti.
Seabourn has taken delivery of its latest and largest luxury cruise ship, the 40,350 gross tonne Seabourn Encore.
The delivery ceremony took place at the Marghera shipyard, near Venice. The newest addition to the Seabourn fleet will embark on its inaugural voyage on 04 December 2016 from Piraeus.
The newest ultra-luxury cruise ship for Seabourn has successfully completed its final sea trails off the coast of Italy.
The 40,350 gross tonne Seabourn Encore departed the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy on 04 November 2016 for three days of sea trials, intensively testing the ships electrical and safety systems, as well as propulsion and manoeuvrability tests.
The 600 passenger cruise ship is due to be delivered to Seabourn on 30 November 2016. Seabourn Encore will be joined by a sister ship, Seabourn Ovation which will join the fleet in 2018.