Fincantieri indicators settlement with Crystal: order value 1.5 billion is on the best way | EUROtoday

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Fincantieri and Crystal have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoA) for the development of two high-end, latest-generation cruise ships, plus an possibility for a 3rd unit. The worth of the deal, topic to financing and different phrases and circumstances, can be round 1.5 billion euros in response to market sources.

The identikit of the brand new ships

The new items can have a gross tonnage of 61,800 tons and can be capable of accommodate roughly 690 passengers. The inside design, developed by prestigious worldwide structure corporations, includes using prime quality supplies and craftsmanship. The ships will provide “all-suite” lodging that includes non-public balconies, in addition to a number of single-occupancy staterooms, a extremely sought-after possibility supreme for solo vacationers. The alternative to supply absolute consolation is confirmed by one of many highest crew-passenger ratios on this phase, with customized service and excessive consideration to element.

Folgiero: order testifies to the robust restoration of the cruise sector

Delivery of the primary vessel is scheduled for spring 2028, whereas extra info on the second unit can be made identified later. «This order, along with demonstrating the robust restoration of the cruise sector, consistent with the provisions of the economic plan, confirms Fincantieri's management, because of the operational excellence of our shipyards and the chief high quality of a novel provide chain worldwide. We are thrilled to collaborate with Crystal within the seek for innovation and excellence, immediately led by a shipowner who has all the time been near Fincantieri like Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio”, commented Fincantieri's number one, Pierroberto Folgiero.

Lefebvre d'Ovidio: another important milestone in the collaboration between us and Fincantieri

«This order represents another important milestone in the 40 years of productive collaboration between Fincantieri and my family, which began with Sitmar Cruises, continued with Silversea and renewed today thanks to Crystal. The goal is to continue to redefine standards in the cruise sector, offering our guests an unparalleled level of service and an elegant and refined atmosphere”, underlined Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio, government president of A&Okay Travel Group.

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Levis: We intention to supply clients an unmatched stage of service and class

While Cristina Levis, CEO of A&Okay Travel Group, remarked that “our goal is to continue to establish a new standard in the cruise sector, offering our guests an unparalleled level of service and refinement”.