Silversea acquires expedition ship

Silversea acquires expedition ship
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Silversea Cruises has added a second expedition ship to its fleet after acquiring Ecuadorian tour company Canodros that owns and operates a vessel in the Galapagos Islands.

The 100-passenger Galapagos Explorer II will undergo a major refurbishment in September next year and will be renamed in a move to “ensure consistency with the standards of the Silversea fleet”.

It will result in the cruise line offering cruises in the Galapagos for the first time with Silversea planning to offer year-round voyages.

Until then, the ship will continue its planned schedule of cruises and will be operated by Canodros. The Guayaquil-based company will also continue to handle sales, marketing and reservations.

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