The 2019-launched Scenic Eclipse is owned by Scenic Group. Viking Crew's appointment as the crew manager adds to the portfolio of international clients of the company within the cruise and superyacht industries.
MS Scenic Eclipse will make full use of Viking Crew services across Management, Deployment, and Placement, as Viking Crew is responsible for the international Officers & Crew across Engine, Hotel, and Deck. Scenic Eclipse will utilize the facilities at Maritime Skills Academy and place cadets onboard via Chiltern Maritime - part of Viking Maritime Group.
According to Paul Rutterford, Operations Director of Viking Crew, "the appointment of the crew management contract with Scenic Eclipse is a further acknowledgement of the professionalism, knowledge and industry experience within Viking Crew."
Captain James Griffiths, Director of Marine Operations of Scenic Eclipse said that their partnership would "give Scenic Group access to Viking Maritime Group services and their unique experience with start-ups, expedition vessels and the ultra-luxury market."