Silversea Cruises Takes Delivery Of New Vessel
Silversea Cruises has taken delivery of new ship Silver Moon —the ninth vessel in the leading ultra-luxury cruise line's fleet.
During an intimate celebration held at Fincantieri's shipyard in Ancona, executives from Silversea Cruises, the Royal Caribbean Group, and Fincantieri expressed gratitude to all involved: delivering live speeches via video feed, Richard D. Fain, Chairman and CEO of the Royal Caribbean Group, and Jason Liberty, Executive Vice President and CFO of the Royal Caribbean Group, each commended the more than 1,000 craftspeople who contributed to the build. Present in Ancona, Luigi Matarazzo —Fincantieri's General Manager Merchant Ships Division— and Roberto Martinoli —Silversea's President and CEO— addressed attendees, before Martinoli penned his signature to officially take delivery of the ship.
Giovanni Stecconi, the Director of Fincantieri's shipyard in Ancona, subsequently presented Captain Alessandro Zanello, Silver Moon's Master —who was also at the helm for the delivery Silver Moon's sister ship, Silver Muse, in 2017— with a commemorative ampoule that contained seawater from the launch. Concluding Silver Moon's delivery, those present raised a glass of champagne, while respecting physical distancing protocol, to welcome the ship to Silversea's fleet.