Uniworld to Welcome Five New Ships in 2020

   June 27, 2019 ,   Cruise Industry

Next year, Uniworld River Cruises is due to welcome 3 new boats to its European fleet (to operate from homeports Bordeaux France, Venice Italy and Oporto Portugal) plsu two ships overseas - on Nile River (North Africa) and Mekong River (Southeast Asia).

The 130-berth River Countess will emerge from drydock in March 2020 as "SS La Venezia" (SS stands for "Super Ship"), offering 8-day itineraries through Venice and the islands, including a new visit to Burano. River Countess was the boat which was hit by MSC Opera at Venice’s San Basilio Terminal on June 2. The accident led the cancellation of 6 River Countess sailings.

River Countess cruise ship

Meanwhile, River Royale underwent a USD 14 million refurbishment and was renamed SS Bon Voyage. The vessel cruises in Bordeaux-Medoc region. During the renovation were added more public spaces, dining venues, and suites. Fleet's 3rd European addition is SS Sao Gabriel - entering service in Portugal.

On Nile River will be deployed SS Sphinx, with 3 gourmet dining venues and upper deck outdoor dining. The new Mekong Jewel cruises between Vietnam and Cambodia, and will replace the currently chartered Mekong Navigator.

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