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Scenic Eclipse II is floated out in Croatia

Scenic Eclipse II tastes water for the first time
Scenic Eclipse II was floated out at Croatia's 3. maj shipyard shipyard.

The vessel is expected to enter service in April 2023 with a maiden voyage from Lisbon to Barcelona.

The construction process is being led by MKM Yachts, a division of the Scenic Group.

The 551-foot ship is the sister of 2019's Scenic Eclipse. It, too, is being built to Polar Class 6 standard.

Design tweaks and next-gen submarine

As earlier reported, the ship has some refinements based on feedback from Scenic Eclipse. These include new features in the Senses Spa and a newly designed outdoor pool and Panorama Bar on its top deck.

Scenic Eclipse II will also carry a next generation, custom-made submarine, Scenic Neptune II, capable of diving to a depth of up to 650 feet with eight guests.

Scenic Group founder and chairman Glen Moroney acknowledged partners in Croatia and the 3. maj shipyard, the Croatian government, the Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development and OTP Bank.

Wide-ranging destinations

Scenic Eclipse II will join Scenic Eclipse on itineraries in the Mediterranean, to Scotland, the Americas, the Caribbean and both polar regions. In 2024, Scenic Eclipse II will also visit Polynesia and Indonesia and Australia, where Scenic was founded 37 years ago.