Silversea Cruises and the Meyer Werft shipyard celebrated the float out of the dual-fuel cruise ship Silver Nova in Papenburg, Germany, last week.
et to become the 12th ship in the leading ultra-luxury cruise line’s fleet when she launches in summer 2023, Silver Nova will be first hybrid, luxury cruise ship, free of local emissions at port. According to the company, with a gross tonnage of 54,700 tons she will offer a space-to-guest ratio of 75 GRT-per-passenger becoming one of the most spacious cruise ships ever built.
As well as being the most sustainable ultra-luxury ship at sea, Silver Nova will introduce our guests to a new level of comfort, with some of the industry’s most spacious accommodations;
… said Roberto Bruzzone, SVP Marine Operations, Silversea Cruises
Meyer Werft’s craftspeople cleaned the ship’s hull, attached her funnel, and installed her LNG and radar masts. Unique to the Meyer Werft shipyard, Silver Nova’s next journey—scheduled for the end of May—will entail a conveyance of 32km (approximately 20 miles) down the narrow Ems River to the sea.
This ship is an important step towards green cruising due to its many technological features, as well as high environmental compatibility and energy efficiency. Beyond that, Silver Nova features a particularly innovative interior design
… said Jan Meyer, Managing Director, Meyer Werft.