29 April 2022 - Seabourn Pursuit, the second ultra-luxury expedition ship signed by T. Mariotti, completes its transfer from Trieste to Genoa, where the final outfitting phase begins to enter service in 2023. The entry into the port of the Genoa is the end of a seven-day circumnavigation voyage of Italy: a route of about 1.200 nautical miles accompanied by the tugboat Sea Dream, which began on April 22, immediately after the flotation operations concluded in Trieste on April 15, where the hull, left the CIMAR construction site in San Giorgio di Nogaro had arrived on board a special barge.
Seabourn Pursuit, twin of Venture, arrives in Genoa already equipped with engines, generators and the main equipment of the engine rooms and is preparing to be refined in every single detail in anticipation of the inaugural cruise scheduled in 2023.
"This is an important milestone because it means we are one step closer to completing Seabourn Pursuit - says Josh Leibowitz, president of Seabourn - I am grateful to everyone who worked so hard to get to this point; we are entering another phase and I can't wait to see it come to life in the coming months ”.
Like its twin, Pursuit has been designed and built for different environments according to PC6 Polar Class standards and will be equipped with a variety of modern hardware and technologies. On board will be offered the same luxury experience of a small ship with the addition of all the comforts and the widest range of activities and excursions led by a team of 26 experts including scientists, scholars and naturalists.
"There is great anticipation in the city for the arrival of Seabourn Pursuit. We are happy to welcome her to the T. Mariotti shipyard in Genoa, where her sister ship, Seabourn Venture is located. Seabourn Pursuit and Seabourn Venture will be an innovative addition to the offer of the cruise market, thanks to all the people involved in transforming this important vision into reality "concludes Marco Ghiglione, CEO of T. Mariotti