It’s official, luxury cruise operator Seabourn today (October 20) confirmed the signing of Letter of Intent for the construction of a new ultra-luxury cruise ship with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. Although the company previously announced it would be building a new ship, today’s press release took the project a step farther revealing a 2016 delivery date.
The new ship will be follow the design of the three newest vessels, Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn, and Seabourn Quest sporting most of the same features. The new construction comes on the heels of the sale of the Seabourn Pride, Spirit and Legend to Windstar Cruises, which will be doubling its fleet with the acquisition..
"We are pleased to be moving forward with the plans we announced earlier this year to build a fourth ship similar to the highly regarded new design we introduced with Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn, and Seabourn Quest," said Seabourn president Richard Meadows. "The experience and the amenities offered by these award-winning ships have raised the bar in ultra-luxury cruising."
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