Silversea Cruises has christened Silver Moon as the latest ship in its fleet, constructing momentum in a worldwide return to service.
Held aboard the ship within the port of Piraeus, Silver Moon’s official naming ceremony was attended by many esteemed friends, together with Royal Caribbean Group chief govt, Richard Fain.
Also in attendance have been Roberto Martinoli, chief govt of Silversea Cruises; Silver Moon captain Chavdar Georgiev; Luigi Matarazzo, common supervisor of the Fincantieri service provider ships division; and Harry Theoharis, Greece minister of tourism.
Silver Moon embarked upon her inaugural season from Athens on June 18th, endeavor a sequence of ten-day voyages within the Greek Isles.
Following maritime traditions, Ioannis Patsis, vp of Caritas Hellas, blessed the vessel, earlier than the ship’s godmother, Gaia Gaja – of the famend Italian Gaja Winery – broke a bottle of champagne on her bow.
“Witnessing the official naming of Silver Moon – the first of Silversea’s christenings as part of Royal Caribbean Group – was a very proud moment indeed,” stated Fain.
“I commend Silversea’s leadership team, captain Georgiev and Silver Moon’s crew, the team of Fincantieri, and everyone involved in the ship’s launch for their tireless efforts in bringing this long-awaited milestone to fruition.”
At 40,700 gross tons and with a most capability of 596 friends, Silver Moon is the cruise line’s second Muse-class ship.
Constructed by Fincantieri at its Ancona shipyard, Silver Moon is an evolution of her sister ship Silver Muse.