Silversea Cruises commends craftspeople as newbuild Silver Moon nears completion

   October 20, 2020 ,   Cruise Industry

Silversea Cruises' newbuild Silver Moon will welcome passengers when she becomes the 9th vessel in the fleet on October 30.

Many of the same craftspeople who built Silver Muse plied their skills to Silver Moon, bringing expertise from around the globe while preserving Silversea’s Italian heritage.

During the peak months of Moon’s construction at Fincantieri shipyard in Ancona, Italy, 1,000+ skilled professionals were working on the cruise ship simultaneously, with 390+ companies contributing to her construction. Silversea Cruises spotlights some of the talented craftspeople involved in Silver Moon’s build.

Silver Moon cruise ship

Barbara Muckermann, Silversea’s Chief Marketing Officer, said:

“Each and every element of Silver Moon’s interior spaces has been crafted to enhance guests’ experiences and comfort. We value the craftsmanship of our distinguished suppliers—each of whom was selected for their commitment to exceptional quality. From our Savoir beds to our Lalique crystal artworks, the fine details of our new ship is reflected throughout our entire cruise experience. Silver Moon will push boundaries in the world of travel and I look forward to welcoming our guests aboard in the near future, as they discover the authentic beauty of the world in a new standard of comfort.”

Accommodating just 596 passengers in 298 oceanview suites – 96% of which with a private veranda – as well as with a crew-to-passenger ratio of 1:1.45, Silversea's newest ship Silver Moon will maintain the spacious accommodation and small-ship intimacy which are the hallmarks of the line's experience. As for Silver Muse, GEM has been appointed as the architectural company tasked with designing the suites and public spaces aboard Silver Moon.