Silversea returns to service with two ships

New Silversea Cruises flagship Silver Moon will lead the luxury line’s return to service today (Friday) after a year-long suspension of service.

The ship is to embark on its maiden voyage from the Athens port of Piraeus on the first of a series of ten-day Greek islands itineraries.

The inaugural sailing of Silversea’s new expedition vessel Silver Origin will depart from San Cristobal in the Galapagos tomorrow with fresh itineraries in the archipelago.

Silver Muse will then set sail to Alaska from July 29, while Silver Shadow will run circumnavigations of Iceland from July 30.

President and chief executive Roberto Martinoli said: “With the maiden voyages of these two beautiful ships, we welcome guests to rediscover exotic destinations, cultures, and cuisines in our trademark level of comfort, with impeccable personalised service.

“These initial sailings will transport guests to our most sought-after destinations in the Greek isles and the Galapagos archipelago, and we look forward to the further expansion of our offering in July with resumed service to Alaska on Silver Muse and Iceland on Silver Shadow. I look forward to personally welcoming our guests aboard Silver Moon in Greece.”

The line added: “Silversea continues to work closely with relevant government bodies and health authorities to maintain a multi-layered set of science-backed protocols to help ensure the health and safety of our guests, crew and visited communities.”

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