A luxury cruise ship makes its first visit to the Liverpool Pier Head terminal today (Saturday).
Silver Moon is operated by Silversea Cruises and will call at Liverpool on its Southampton – Reykjavik voyage. The operator boasts of “personalized service” and a crew-to-guest ratio of nearly 1:1 on its cruises. This includes butler service in all suite categories and the hallmark of Silversea, “the privacy of a small ship“. On board are eight restaurants.
The ship left Southampton on the evening of Wednesday May 18 and called at Falmouth and Fishguard before arriving in Liverpool. It leaves at 10pm tonight (Saturday) for Dublin (Dun Loaghaire), then travels to Belfast, Oban and Stornoway, before heading to Iceland. After several stops, the ship is due to arrive in Reykjavik, where the voyage ends, on Monday, May 30.
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At 40,700 gross tons and with a maximum capacity of 596 passengers, Silver Moon is the newest vessel in the Silversea fleet. A naming ceremony took place in Athens in July last year.
At the launch, Roberto Martinoli, President and CEO of Silversea Cruises, said, “This is an extraordinary milestone in the history of our cruise line. We christened Silver Moon the ninth ship in our fleet, marking an evolution into the 21st century. luxury trip.
The launch of Silver Moon also marked the start of Silversea’s groundbreaking new culinary program, Sea and Land Taste or SALT. Three new places on board form a hub of culinary discovery for passengers: the kitchen, the laboratory and the SALT bar. Guests are invited to delve into each region’s cuisine and culture with regionally inspired dishes, drinks and demonstrations. Special shore excursions also allow travelers to experience first-hand the food and alcoholic cultures of each destination.