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.
“We have been looking forward to this day for over two years. Seabourn Encore has become a stunning ship that will set a new standard in ultra-luxury cruising,” said Richard Meadows, President of Seabourn. “I am very proud of our partnership with Fincantieri, and it has been a great pleasure to work together to transform raw materials into this incredible vessel that will make a great addition to the Seabourn fleet.”
The official christening ceremony for Seabourn Encore will take place in Singapore on 07 January 2017. The ship will be named by international recording artist, Sarah Brightman who has been chosen to be the Godmother of Seabourn Encore.