Emerald Cruises has released a new video showcasing the initial build of its new super yacht, Emerald Azzurra along with first look images from the building of Emerald Luna, the line’s newest Star-Ship. Both Emerald Azzurra and Emerald Luna are set to launch in 2021.
On releasing the new video and images, Glen Moroney, owner and Chairman of the Scenic Group, which includes the Emerald Cruises brands, commented:
“Our time-lapse video shows construction progress of Emerald Azzurra is still on schedule, with the shipyard progressing their works on construction and pre-outfitting of hull blocks as expected. Whilst there are some delays in equipment delivery from Europe and China, we continue to work with the shipyard on how to minimize impact on delivery. The entire Emerald Yacht Cruises team are excited to see the project progressing and look forward to welcoming guests onboard this magnificent yacht as it begins cruising the Mediterranean in 2021.”
The new 110-metre-long Emerald Azzurra is being built in Ha Long City (Vietnam), and will set sail from August 2021 where she will embark on 47 itineraries throughout 2021 and 2022. The new sailings will explore destinations including the Red Sea – Israel, Jordan and Egypt – and the Mediterranean – Greece, Croatia, Italy, France, Cyprus, Turkey, Malta and Spain. Emerald Yacht Cruises will offer guests an intimate yacht cruising experience both on board with capacity set at just 100 guests and on shore, providing unrivalled access to smaller and quieter ports and harbours only small yachts can reach.
Emerald Azzurra will become the first vessel owned by the new Emerald Yacht Cruises brand and will sit alongside Emerald Waterways as the two brands which make up the Emerald Cruises portfolio.