First VIRGIN Cruise ship floated out: Scarlet Lady, the first of four ships ordered by Virgin Voyages was floated out on February 8 at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Genoa Sestri Ponente, Italy. Interior fittings will now begin, leading the ship to its delivery which is scheduled for the beginning of 2020.
“Scarlet Lady” will weigh about 110,000 gross tons, be 278 meters long and 38 wide. Virgin Voyages second ship, currently under construction in the same yard will be delivered in 2021, while the third and the fourth units will set sail respectively in 2022 and 2023.
They will all feature over 1,400 guest cabins accompanied by 1,160 crew members on board. Late last year, Virgin Group announced plans to build a new cruise terminal at PortMiami for Virgin Voyages. With the new terminal and a long-term commitment to PortMiami.
The Virgin Voyages Terminal will be located on the northwest side of the port and is expected to be complete by November 2021.