Japanese firm acquires the Seabourn Odyssey
Seabourn Cruises has introduced the sale of the Seabourn Odyssey to Mitsui O.S.Ok. Traces, a Japanese transport firm.
The Odyssey will bolster the choices of Mitsui O.S.Ok. Passenger Line. The 32,000-gross-ton cruise ship will be a part of the road’s different vessel, the Nippon Maru.
The handoff will wait till September 2024, enabling Seabourn to sail all revealed voyages by way of Aug. 22, 2024, beneath a constitution settlement.
The 458-passenger Odyssey has sailed for Seabourn for 14 years. It was the primary of three Odyssey-class ships to enter service. The Odyssey debuted in 2009, adopted by the Seabourn Sojourn in 2010 and the Seabourn Quest in 2011.
Seabourn’s resolution to promote comes as the road expands into the expedition market. The road this summer time expects to debut its second expedition ship, Seabourn Pursuit. With the addition of the Pursuit, the common ship age in Seabourn’s fleet shall be seven years previous.
Carnival Corp., which owns Seabourn, has shed a number of ships for the reason that pandemic. The corporate introduced in December it might promote the Costa Magica and the Costa Fortuna and a 3rd unnamed ship, along with having retiring six of its eight Fantasy-class Carnival Cruise Line ships since 2020.