The handover ceremony of the Seabourn Encore took place om 30 Nov. 2016 at the Marghera shipyard, in Venice.
The ceremony was attended by Micky Arison, Chairman of Carnival Corporation, Richard D. Meadows, President of Seabourn Cruise Line and Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation, while Fincantieri was represented by the Chairman, Giampiero Massolo and the CEO, Giuseppe Bono.
The ship is 40,350 tons and 210 meters long, with a cruising speed of 18.6 knots for 600 guests.
Encore will be officially christened at a ceremony in Singapore on January 7, 2017. International recording artist and world’s best-selling Soprano, Sarah Brightman, will be godmother of Seabourn Encore and officially name the ship during the celebration. The vessel will then depart on its Inaugural Voyage, the 10 day Gems of the Java Sea cruise, bound for Indonesia.
Seabourn Encore will spend summer 2017 in the Mediterranean, with numerous itineraries.
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