«Silver Ray» debuting in the summer of 2024, it will join its sister ship the Silver Nova; — one of the most environmentally friendly ships in the world. The first flight of Silver Nova — from Venice and back — will take place on August 14, 2023.
As part of the Royal Caribbean Group, Silversea has always strived to innovate in the eco-cruising space. The introduction of the Nova class, according to experts, is a huge step forward in this regard. Considering the global problems that hampered the development of Silver Nova, it was decided to postpone its release to the sea for about one month.
Silversea informed interested customers and travel agencies about the new launch date of Silver Nova, gave travelers a 10% discount when booking an alternative cruise until November 30, 2022; credit for a future cruise in the amount of 100% of the originally paid amount of the reservation or the possibility of a refund.
Silversea Nova class ships — the world's first low-emission cruise ships. They are equipped with innovative hybrid units, fuel cells, batteries and dual-fuel engines powered by liquefied natural gas. This made it possible to achieve zero emissions during stays in the port.