Celebrity Cruises has introduced that the brand new Celebrity Ascent cruise ship is progressing in direction of completion. The ship’s first open ocean voyage, sea trials, was accomplished with out issues.
In this part of the development course of, the ship undergoes a collection of manoeuvrability checks to make sure it could actually carry out as anticipated. Celebrity Cruises proudly publicizes that the Celebrity Ascent scored exceptionally properly on all these assessments.
Demetrios and Tasos Kafetzis, brothers and co-captains of the Celebrity Ascent, oversaw the testing on the shipyard in St. Nazaire, France, operated by Chantiers de l’Atlantique. In addition, there have been near 200 folks aboard to take a look at the ship’s tools.
The fourth ship in Celebrity Cruises’ state-of-the-art Edge Series is the Celebrity Ascent. Guests will doubtless discover most of the identical design options and onboard facilities they loved on the Celebrity Edge, Celebrity Apex, and Celebrity Beyond. The bar shall be raised on Celebrity Ascent with its reimagined eating places and upgraded leisure.
In November, the ship will set sail for the primary time from Port Everglades. On 22 November 2023, Celebrity may have a four-night preview cruise of the Western Caribbean, and on 26 November 2023, they’ll host a three-night preview cruise of the Bahamas.
On 3 December 2023, Celebrity Ascent will set sail on its debut Caribbean season, consisting of 7-night voyages visiting ports in each the Eastern and Western Caribbean in a rotating sample. In the summer time of 2024, passengers aboard the Celebrity Ascent can select between 9- and 12-night voyages that discover Italy, Greece, and France.