Construction on the first Virgin cruise ship begins

Mar 21, 2017

Virgin Voyages, the new cruise line founded by Sir Richard Branson will be hosting a steel cutting ceremony Live on Facebook for its first ever ship. Promising to change cruising forever, the first Virgin Voyages liner will be ready to set sail in 2020. The vessel will sail from Miami to the Caribbean, offering an unforgettable experience for the “young at heart,” including the Millennial travelers. The steel cutting ceremony will be held at the Italian Shipyard of Fincantieri on March 22, 2017, with the President and CEO Tom McAlpin, who will host the ceremony. 

Few details have been released in public and the design of the ship and are kept in secret. Except for the rendering photo and the ship’s gross tonnage of 110,000 with a capacity of 2,800 passengers, not much is known about these cruise ships. The company has not even revealed the name of its first vessel. Only one thing is certain, that the new cruise line will revolutionize the world of cruising.

Virgin Voyages Steel Cutting LIVE. Sparks are bound to fly. #makeshiphappen

Posted by Virgin Voyages on Wednesday, March 22, 2017