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Fincantieri's Ancona hands over Regent's Seven Seas Grandeur

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings CEO Harry Sommer addresses the delivery ceremony for Seven Seas Grandeur, which completes Regent Seven Seas Cruises' three-ship Explorer class
Fincantieri's Ancona shipyard delivered Seven Seas Grandeur, completing the three-ship Explorer class for Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings President/CEO Harry Sommer and Fincantieri CEO Pierroberto Folgiero addressed the hand-over festivities.

The 55,500gt Grandeur has 746 lower berths and follows Seven Seas Splendor (2020) and Seven Seas Explorer (2016).

Studio DADO, Marshall Islands, Lloyd's Register

Miami's Studio DADO designed all the interiors, including new-look restaurants. The ship is registered in the Marshall Islands flag and Lloyd's Register is the classification society.


Top, Pacific Rim for pan-Asian cuisine, and bottom, Prime 7 steak house and a deluxe veranda suite

Sommer thanked Studio DADO and Fincantieri for their 'outstanding collaboration in realizing this incredible new vessel,' and said Seven Seas Grandeur's inaugural season is 'all but sold out.' 

Dec. 10 naming at PortMiami

The ship is scheduled to be named Dec. 10 at PortMiami by godmother Sarah Fabergé during a ceremony that will feature entertainment from Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth. 

Fincantieri is also building four Prima-class ships for Norwegian Cruise Line and Allura for Oceania Cruises, due in 2025.

Related: 'Ancona port upgrade will enable Fincantieri to build larger cruise ships'