A 220-meter-long ocean treasure with a tonnage of twenty-two,300 UMS, Orient Specific Silenseas will function 54 Suites measuring on common 70-square-meters, together with a monumental 1,415-square-meter Presidential Suite (together with a 530-square-meter non-public terrace), two swimming swimming pools together with a lap pool, two eating places and a speakeasy bar.
140 years after the launch of its first luxurious trains, the Orient Specific legend continues with the revealing of the world’s largest crusing ship, Orient Specific Silenseas. This revolution in maritime historical past is an formidable endeavor that pushes the bounds of what’s doable. The results of a singular French partnership between world chief in hospitality Accor and Chantiers de l’Atlantique, a globally main shipbuilding firm, this extraordinary crusing yacht of the longer term with spectacular interiors will set sail in 2026.
“With Orient Specific Silenseas, we’re starting a brand new chapter in our historical past, taking the expertise and excellence of luxurious journey and transposing it onto the world’s most lovely seas. This distinctive crusing yacht, with roots in Orient Specific’ historical past, will supply unparalleled service and refined design areas, harking back to the golden age of legendary cruises.” says Sebastien Bazin, Chairman and CEO, Accor.
“With a signed letter of intent to order two ships, Chantiers de l’Atlantique is proud to herald a brand new period within the shipbuilding trade with Silenseas. This idea, born in our design workplaces in 2018, is the quintessence of our savoir-faire within the fields of naval structure, the development of subtle hulls, in addition to the design of luxurious areas.” says Laurent Castaing, Managing Director, Chantiers de l’Atlantique
In 1867, Georges Nagelmackers boarded the transatlantic ships connecting Europe to America and set off on a journey of discovery to the US. Fascinated by the grandeur of those large boats, the founding father of Orient Specific trains explored the luxurious vacationers’ suites, with their wealthy and luxurious decor, adorned with distinctive marquetry. He skilled the social scene within the eating places and the distinctive ambiance of the lounges, libraries and leisure venues. This sea journey expertise would later encourage the 1883 launch of his now legendary prepare: the Orient Specific.
Impressed by the Golden Age of the French Riviera, Orient Specific Silenseas will echo the wonderful period when writers, artists, painters, princesses and film stars frolicked between Monte-Carlo, the seashores of Saint-Tropez, Cap d’Antibes, Cannes and its well-known Croisette and found a refinement tinged with beautiful insouciance and joie de vivre, inviting them to excessive escapades.
A 220-meter-long ocean treasure with a tonnage of twenty-two,300 UMS, Orient Specific Silenseas will function 54 Suites measuring on common 70-square-meters, together with a monumental 1,415-square-meter Presidential Suite (together with a 530-square-meter non-public terrace), two swimming swimming pools together with a lap pool, two eating places and a speakeasy bar. The singular cruise ship will rejoice the Artwork of Journey à la Orient Specific: the quintessence of luxurious, absolute consolation and goals.
Orient Specific Silenseas © Martin Darzacq
A tribute to artists and tradition, Orient Specific Silenseas will invite visitors to expertise unimaginable reveals in its Amphitheatre-Cabaret and a non-public recording studio will give a voice to probably the most lovely melodies. This distinctive journey expertise, guided by the winds, will function spa therapies, meditation periods and stopover explorations to find cultural treasures that permit visitors to fully unplug from actuality and cease time.
Capitalizing on the expertise of those consultants in ocean racing, Orient Specific Silenseas will sail with a revolutionary technological design often known as ‘SolidSail’: three inflexible sails with a floor space of 1,500 meters every will probably be hoisted on a balestron rig, with three tilting masts reaching greater than 100 meters excessive, in a position to make sure as much as 100% of the propulsion in appropriate climate circumstances. This hybrid propulsion system will mix wind energy with a state-of-the-art engine operating on liquefied pure gasoline (LNG) and plans to make use of inexperienced hydrogen as soon as the expertise is accepted for ocean passenger ships, launching a brand new, extra environmentally pleasant imaginative and prescient of sea journey.
The most recent feat from the Chantiers de l’Atlantique is a real crusing yacht of the longer term combining the best French skills. Famend architect Maxime d’Angeac will design the inside structure and decor and Nantes-based design firm Stirling Design Worldwide will deal with the outside structure. Hetland Maritime additionally assisted Accor in creating the venture and within the ongoing discussions with Chantiers de l’Atlantique. Your entire venture will probably be financed as much as 70-80% by industrial banks, with the rest offered by Accor and a majority fairness accomplice.
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