Silversea Presents USD 170 Mn Fleet Refurbishment Plan
Monaco-based cruise company Silversea Cruises has revealed a USD 170 million refurbishment plan of its fleet, scheduled to start in 2016.
The refurbishment program includes three of the company’s cruise ships, Silver Whisper, Silver Wind and Silver Discoverer.
Built in 2001, Silver Whisper will undergo a makeover that will take place by the end of this year. With its gross tonnage of 28,258 tons, the cruise ship has a length of 186 meters and a width of 24.9 meters. It can accommodate 382 passengers and 302 crew.
The second cruise ship is scheduled to enter dry dock in October 2016 is Silver Wind. The 1995-built ship has an accommodation space for 296 guests and 222 crew. Featuring a length of 156.7 meters and a width of 21.5 meters, this cruise ship was last refurbished in 2013.
Silver Discoverer is the third ship scheduled to undergo a transformation in October this year. The cruise ship was also refurbished two years ago. Silver Discoverer can accommodate 120 guests and has a gross tonnage of 5,218 tons.