Virgin Voyages Orders Another Ship from Fincantieri

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has signed a contract to build a fourth cruise ship for the cruise ship company Virgin Voyages.

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Under the contract, which is valued at around EUR 700 million, the new vessel is scheduled for delivered at the end of 2023.

The new vessel will be a sistership of the three ships already on order with Fincantieri. Construction is underway at the Sestri Ponente shipyard (Genoa) and the first three ships will enter Virgin Voyage’s fleet in 2020, 2021 and 2022, respectively.

The fourth vessel will be around 110,000 gross tons, 278 meters long and 38 meters wide. The ship will feature over 1,400 guest cabins designed to host more than 2,770 passengers, accompanied by 1,100 crew members on board.