MV Seabourn Ovation
© Carlo Martinelli (Genoa 27/09/2017)
Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2018 by Fincantieri Marghera Shipyard, Marghera, Italy (Yard No 6258) as Passenger (Cruise) Ship for Seabourn Cruise Line
- Length: m (overall) 177.1 m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth: 28.0 m
- Depth: m
- Draught: 6.53 m
- Tonnage: 41865 gross/ net/7000t deadweight
- Engines: 4 x Wartsila type 12V32 type D diesel
- Power: 23040 kW/HP
- Speed: 15 knots (service) 18.6 knots (max)
- Passenger Decks: 10
- Capacity: 704 passengers
- Crew: 416
- Call Sign: C6CV5
- IMO Number: 9764958
- Official Number: 94350
- MMSI Number: 311000585
- Port of Registry: Nassau/Bahamas 🇧🇸
- Sister-Ship: Seabourn Encore (6251)
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September 14th 2015: Contract signed.
August 31st 2015: Keel laid.
© Enrico Righetti (Genoa 02/11/2017)
March 14th 2018: Four days of sea trials.
March 18th 2018: Returned to shipyard.
April 27th 2018: Completed. Registered Owner; Seabourn Cruise Line. Registered Manager; Holland America Line NV.
May 5th 2018: 11-day inaugural voyage from Venice, Italy, to Barcelona, Spain.
May 11th 2018: Naming ceremony in Valletta, Malta. Singer Elaine Paige will acting as Godmother.
© Emmanuel L (Valletta 11/05/2018)
The ship will spend the majority of its maiden season cruising the waters of Northern Europe.
September 15th 2018: Scheduled to call at Dover.
© Dennis Mortimer (Piraeus, 10/07/2021)
September 3rd 2022: Called at Dover.
© Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping)(Dover, 03/09/2022)
April 23rd 2023: Called at Dover.
May 19th 2023: Called at Dover.
🆕© Craig Nelson (Dover, 19/05/2023)
All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. All items included in this article are subject to © copyright. We would like to take this opportunity of thanking: Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping), Carlo Martinelli, Craig Nelson, Dennis Mortimer, Emmanuel L and Enrico Righetti for their assistance in producing this feature.