The float-out ceremony was held on January 26 on the Ancona shipyard for Seven Seas Grandeur, the third luxurious cruise ship constructed by Fincantieri for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, the luxurious line for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings. The supply of the vessel is scheduled for November 2023.
The float-out ceremony is a big second within the development of a brand new cruise ship because it signifies that the ship’s exterior has been accomplished and the vessel has touched water for the primary time. The float-out ceremony additionally indicators the beginning of the inside outfitting.
Luxurious Onboard Seven Seas Grandeur
The float-out ceremony held final week in Italy for Seven Seas Grandeur marks a big milestone for one of the vital luxurious cruise ships ever constructed.
Orsinja Myshku, head of the Financial Administration and Management Workplace at Ancona shipyard, acted as godmother and minimize a ribbon after a prayer from the shipyard chaplain. The ship was formally floated out when the dry-dock was flooded.
The Seven Seas Grandeur is 55,500 gross tons, accommodating 746 passengers and 542 crew members, with one of many highest staff-to-guest ratios within the business. The cruise ship can be one of the vital costly cruise ships ever constructed.
The cruise liner boasts a multi-million-dollar artwork exhibit, together with a singular Fabergé Egg. Sarah Fabergé, the great-grandchild of the creator of the famend jeweled Easter eggs, Peter Carl Fabergé, will host a novel crusing in 2024.
The ship is supplied with the newest environmental safety applied sciences and complicated interiors, with each element centered on enhancing the visitor expertise. Regent Seven Seas Cruises engaged the award-winning Studio DADO, specialists in boutique cruising and hospitality inside design, to reimagine the extent of luxurious on board.
The Seven Seas Grandeur will begin her inaugural season on November 18, 2023, cruising 17 voyages within the Caribbean and the Mediterranean and two transatlantic crossings, starting from 7 to 16 nights in size. Homeports embody Miami, Barcelona, Trieste, and Los Angeles.
“Whereas our new ships are at all times extremely anticipated, Seven Seas Grandeur has confirmed to be so well-liked we needed to create an extra crusing for her inaugural season,” stated Andrea DeMarco, President of Regent Seven Seas Cruises.
“The unbelievable reception for Seven Seas Grandeur is a testomony not solely to the robust demand for luxurious cruising but in addition to Regent’s place because the chief on this area with each luxurious included, unmatched hospitality, and unmatched area at sea. We’re excited and immensely proud to welcome company on board Seven Seas Grandeur later this 12 months.”
Whereas the float-out ceremony for Seven Seas Grandeur marks the subsequent necessary milestone within the ship’s development, following the keel laying ceremony in July 2022, final-stage development will now concentrate on finishing the ship’s inside.
Regent Seven Seas not too long ago revealed particulars in regards to the ship’s inside areas, together with its 15 suite classes, with the ship’s largest being the 4,443-square-foot Regent Suite, which comes with an in-suite spa and a price ticket of $11,000 per night time. Whereas this may appear extreme, the curiosity in Regent Seven Seas cruises is obvious.