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12 August 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 08:39 GMT+2

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The luxury cruise ship for polar expeditions Crystal Endeavor will be part of the Silversea Cruises fleet

It will be acquired for $275 million

The cruise ship Crystal Endeavor, built in 2021, will become part of the Fleet of the Silversea company Cruises. The American parent company Royal Caribbean Cruises has made known to have received from the court the green light to the acquisition of the luxury ship for polar expeditions that had been made from the shipyard MV Werften for the company Crystal Cruises, both companies of the bankrupt Genting Hong Kong group.

Royal Caribbean has specified that the acquisition will take place for 275 million dollars, price significantly lower than the cost of construction that had been set at 350 million dollars.

The ship, which has a gross tonnage of 20,449 tons and can accommodate 200 passengers and 209 crew members, will renamed with the name of Silver Endeavour and will employed by Silversea Cruises from the next winter season with inaugural cruises in Antarctica starting in November.

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