Archive for the ‘Silversea cruises’ Category

Silver Spirit To Be Lengthened

October 17, 2017

Silversea has unveiled plans for its first-ever ship lengthening.

The turnkey transformation of ’Silver Spirit’ will take place early next year at Fincantieri’s Palermo shipyard.

Starting in March 2018, ’Silver Spirit’ will be lengthened by inserting a pre-built 49 ft long mid-section housing six Silver Suites, 26 Veranda Suites and two Panorama Suites. Other technical upgrades will also undertaken.

As the ship’s extensive re-design is based on the innovations of the line’s new flagship, ’Silver Muse’, creative dining concepts will be incorporated, and stylish décor enhancements will be made to existing suites and throughout the public spaces and outdoor areas.

The above news follows Silversea’s plans to upgrade their fleet to the same standards as ‘Silver Muse’ (‘Muse-ization’) with ‘Silver Wind’ and ‘Silver Whisper’ scheduled to drydock this December.

‘Silver Whisper’ will have a “significant redesign” of its public areas. Silver Wind will have similar upgrades, also drawn from Silver Muse, the company said. Among the improvements will be new chairs and carpets in the casino and floor upgrades in the spa and salon.

(Silversea)

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Saga Cruises: Second Newbuild

September 22, 2017

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Saga Cruises has ordered a second new ship to be called ‘Spirit of Adventure’, from the German shipyard, Meyer Werft.

There first newbuild ‘Spirit of Discovery’ will be delivered in 2019. The ‘Spirit of Adventure’ is expected to be delivered in 2020.

Both ships will have a similar in external design, will be around 55,900 gross tonnes and carry less than 1,000 passengers each.

(Saga)

Silver Wind and Whisper: Major Refurbs

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Silversea has announced plans for the ‘Silver Wind’ and ‘Silver Whisper’ to undergo major refurbishments in December.

The Silver Whisper’s refurbishment will also incorporate a significant redesign of public areas. Many of the public areas will take inspiration from Silver Muse’s décor, which will be reflected in carpet replacements and upgrades for La Terrazza, as well as the Observation and Panorama lounges.

Silver Wind will also be upgraded in a similar format, taking inspiration from Silver Muse as well. Public areas will also receive stylish enhancements, the company said.

(Silversea)

Silver Muse, slide-show: HERE